Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) have emerged as the ideal choice to meet the increasing in-building wireless coverage demand and provide the expected quality of experience (QoE), said Mr. Ayman Raba, managing director & CEO at Kathrein Middle East, speaking to Telecom Review.

Read more: KBOW & IoT: The new era of Kathrein’s solutions

Mobile chipset/platform manufacturer Qualcomm plays an important role in facilitating the next generation mobile technology platform and the internet of things (IoT). As a leading partner of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Qualcomm enables emerging smartphone brands and connected device manufacturers to expand their global market and product footprint beyond phones into connected ecosystems, explains Jay Srage, President East Europe and MEA, Qualcomm, speaking to Telecom Review.

Read more: Qualcomm’s role in facilitating the next generation mobile ecosystem

Analyzing data is essential to successful smart city services, Labib Matta, chief business officer at NXN, told Telecom Review. Once a smart city consulting firm, NXN has grown into a full-fledged digital service provider with a list of heavyweight clients. Smart data analytics is the "key cornerstone" of NXN's services, said Matta - the essential component of its growing digital services portfolio.

Read more: Big data at the heart of NXN’s smart city as a service offering

Telecom Operators

du is participating in one of the Middle East region's leading events focused on broadcast, satellite and content delivery - CABSAT 2017, running from March 21-23. During the event, du is showcasing content delivery services and the ability to significantly enhance the customer experience.

"CABSAT is an exciting event for us and we are thrilled to be a part of it once again! As ranked leading global teleport operator as per WTA, we are looking forward to not just showcase our capabilities, but also leverage the platform to strengthen our partnerships with other leading players in the broadcast and content delivery space," said Hany Fahmy Aly, Executive Vice-President, Enterprise Business, du.

du's presence at CABSAT this year features an interesting twist - an engaging live format that will include a host of shows in High Definition (HD) such as "GooDay"- a morning talk show discussing news, trends & various activities to do, "Doctor Cook" - a healthshow that provides on a healthier lifestyle by a certified nutritionist and "The Wheel Deal" - a game show, just to name a few. The shows will be filmed live and edited in the cloud by du's "media cloud" solution, whereby the content will then be broadcast live on IPTV and du View app..

du is attending at CABSAT, the leading event in the region for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors. This year will see du showcase its broadcasting and CDN capabilities, its content delivery services and the ability to significantly enhance customer experience of end users on any device, anywhere. Building on du's media cloud services that were launched at last year's GITEX, du's participation at CABSAT 2017 showcases its end-to-end content delivery services.