Following the controversy caused by how some countries have expressed security concerns over Huawei, Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu addressed all of the issues currently being raised, at the Chinese vendor’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China and discussed Huawei's open engagements with external stakeholders.

Read more: Huawei rotating chairman hits back at US: Political lobbying doesn't allay cybersecurity fears

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.

Read more: “The biggest threat facing operators is a failure to adapt and embrace change” – Osman Sultan

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.

Read more: ADFD highlights importance of ‘digitalized economies’ at World Government Summit

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.

Read more: Huawei is building hyper-scale 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’.

Read more: Ericsson outlines framework designed to help CSP's prosper in 'digital economy'

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. 

Read more: Abu Dhabi Global Market inviting innovative firms to join ambitious new project

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.

Read more: PwC claims Middle East needs to urgently embrace quantum computing to enhance innovation

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.

Read more: Huawei inaugurates one-of-a-kind Experience Store in Lebanon

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