Cloud adoption is accelerating worldwide: Forbes calculated the compound growth rate of cloud computing at a staggering 19 percent, meaning that its market value will rise from USD 67 billion in 2015 to USD 167 billion in 2020. The Middle East is at the forefront of this trend. Experts forecast that by 2020, there will be a 440 percent increase in datacenter traffic in the region. It is only a matter of time before the cloud supports the whole world.

Read more: Huawei: The intelligent cloud for digitalization of the Middle East

Nokia says that 5G will be a key-enabler for what it is labeled as the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' and that the next-generation technology has the power to completely transform societal norms in sectors such as manufacturing, transportation, energy and healthcare. Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with Head of Customer Marketing and Communications, MEA at Nokia, Joachim Wuilmet during GITEX Technology Week.

Read more: Nokia emphasizes 5G is now primarily the technology for industry and Internet of Things

BridgeWave Communications, a market leader in the development and deployment of high capacity microwave and millimeter wave backhaul and front-haul solutions, is set to accelerate its growth and footprint in the Middle East following the regional launch of its NAVIGATOR DT systems at GITEX Technology Week.

Read more: BridgeWave set to accelerate growth in the Middle East with introduction of new products at GITEX

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Sparkle the international services arm of Telecom Italia Group and among top 10 global operators, announces that Seabone, its worldwide Tier-1 IP Transit Service and Backbone marks its 20th anniversary since the beginning of its operations in 1996.

In these twenty years, Seabone's incredible success worldwide has been built on ensuring continuous growth in coverage and capillarity in order to always provide top quality and reliability, and through a highly skilled dedicated team. Mostly, its success has been driven by the numerous customers that in these twenty years have contributed to Seabone's growth and top positioning in the global ranking.

To celebrate this anniversary Sparkle has launched the ""Seabone's Happy 20th Birthday"" campaign, a can't-be-missed promotion directed to all ISPs currently not Seabone's customers.

To take advantage of this unbeatable offer, new customers must sign the contract not later than January 10th, 2017.

Seabone today ranks #1 in Latin America and in the Middle East, and #7 globally.