Huawei released the Intent-Driven IP WAN solution at the 2018 international consumer electronics information and communications expo (CEBIT 2018) held in Hannover, Germany. This solution effectively copes with the requirements for simpler and more intelligent WANs in the cloud-based transformation process of enterprises, provides fast service provisioning, and enables fault locating and rectification in seconds.
No one can deny the fast-paced digital transformation in the Middle East; countries in the region are rapidly putting strategies into place to accommodate their digitalization agendas. Within the next 12 years, the revenue investments in artificial intelligence are expected to reach $15 trillion and would contribute nearly AED 1.15 trillion to the GCC region's economic development.
Area 2071, the physical embodiment of the UAE Centennial 2071 Plan, has announced that it will be collaborating with global technology company SAP on innovations to help inspire creative minds and fuel digital government.
Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, hosted a series of workshops gathering a lineup of industry leaders and experts in Bahrain. Held under the theme, "Empowered by Innovation, 5G is now," the workshops were organized in partnership with local carriers and regulator. The four events were an occasion to invite leading Bahraini telco stakeholders to discuss in-depth how to bring about the 5G world where all things are connected, and the impact 5G will have on key vertical sectors in the region.
Huawei recently released the world's first 3GPP R14-based commercial NB-IoT solution in eRAN13.1. This latest NB-IoT solution can provide much better performance than its predecessors.
Nokia has officially announced that the president of Nokia Technologies, Gregory Lee, will leave the company following the closure of the Digital Health business sale. Lee will be replaced by Maria Varsellona, who remains Chief Legal Officer and continues to report to Nokia President and Chief Executive Officer Rajeev Suri as a member of Nokia's Group Leadership Team.
Nokia and T-Mobile today announced a major milestone in delivering true mobile 5G with the successful completion of the nation's first bi-directional over-the-air 5G data session on a 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) system in T-Mobile's Bellevue lab. The test was successfully conducted with a user equipment simulator and Nokia's 3GPP-compliant high-capacity 5G solution in the 28 GHz band.
Nokia announced it has closed the sale of its Digital Health business to Eric Carreel, co-founder and former chairman of Withings.
iBwave announced the release of the latest version of its flagship product - iBwave Design Suite. The new and improved iBwave Suite contains all the powerful features that make it the standard for in-building wireless network design, plus new leading-edge capabilities to easily design high-density venues and leverage new and emerging technologies like LTE-Advanced, LAA, and CBRS.
Mr. Gene Jiao, President of Huawei Consumer Business Group in the Middle East and Africa has written a feature which highlights the success and impact the Chinese vendor has had in the Middle East region since entering the marketplace in 2011.