Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, is supporting the seventh edition of the World Government Summit (WGS 2019) as a strategic partner, and participating in several crucial sessions and meetings.
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By An Jian, president of Carrier Network Business Group at Huawei Middle East
Time is money for every business and all businesses expect to go to market quickly. In the past few years, the prefabricated modular building technology has become one of the most promising choices for the building industry and is widely applied in high-rise offices, dormitory and chain hotels. Considering the customer benefits such as quick construction, energy-saving, standardized production and predictable quality, Huawei innovatively introduced this technology into an information and communications technology (ICT) industry, building high-standard datacenters without brick-and-mortar.
Indranil das, Head of Digital Services, Ericsson Middle East and Africa has outlined a comprehensive 5-step framework that is specifically designed to enable communication service providers to prosper in the ‘digital economy’.
The President of the council of Minister His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri announced the formation of a new cabinet with Mohammad Choucair as new Minister of Telecommunications, succeeding H.E. Jamal Jarrah who has been appointed Minister of Information.
ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao has rejected the claim that technology leaders like Google pose a threat to the role the telecommunications industry will play in shaping the future of connectivity.
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is rallying FinTech and innovative firms to apply who are ready to test their innovative financial solutions, services or business models across more than one country or jurisdiction to apply to the global sandbox via ADGM immediately.
The World Government Summit - 11 February 2019: A new paper from PwC, dubbed “The Future of Quantum Computing in the Middle East”and released in conjunction with Dubai’s World Government Summit, assesses the potential impact of quantum computing, detailing expected opportunities and specific risks.
Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has expanded its Intelligent Life footprint and agenda with the launch of its flagship Huawei Experience Store (HES) in Beirut Souks. The inauguration was held with the attendance of Huawei executives, partners and key media figures as it further demonstrates the company’s commitment towards its customers in the Levant.
The CEO of EITC (du) Osman Sultan has said that the biggest threat facing operators is a failure to adapt quickly and embrace change and not the rise of OTTs or new disruptive business models entering the ICT ecosystem. The CEO of EITC was speaking during a panel discussion entitled ‘The upcoming revolution in the telecom sector’ at the World Government Summit which is being held in Dubai.
The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, provides the perfect platform for world leaders to come together to share knowledge and discuss the future challenges posed by the advent of new technologies that are destined to disrupt and reshape major industries.