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

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Etihad Etisalat Mobily signed a strategic partnership agreement with Ooredoo; the leader telecom operator in Qatar, to cooperate together in international data services, the matter which enhances collaboration and added value for both parties.

As per this agreement, each party offers a range of leading international data services such as International Private Leased Circuit (IPLC) services, IPLC Transit services, Global Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) services, MPLS Transit services and IP Transitservices.

The agreement provides an added value for both parties, especially in strengthening the business relationship with data services partners and the international linking for the two companies. Furthermore, the agreement enables Mobily of the border link with Qatar through the largest operator in this country, which contributes to accelerate data transfer process between the two countries.

This agreement contributes to mobily's large presence inthe launch of regional and international connectivity services provided in collaboration with international partners through its highly reliable world-class infrastructure.