IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Telecom Egypt announced its Q1 2021 results for the period ending 31 March 2021. Consolidated revenue came in at EGP 8.4bn, growing 20% YoY on higher data revenue (+37% YoY) constituting 66% of top line growth.
In its bid to continually invest substantial resources in bringing advanced technology networking products and solutions to the market, CommScope has partnered with Optical Cable Corporation (OCC), a leading manufacturer of a broad range of fiber optic and copper data communication cabling and connectivity solutions, for "a long-term agreement to cross-license portions of their patent portfolios," according to a statement.
International Data Corporation’s reports about the economies of Oman and Kuwait show that the IT sectors of these Middle East countries will experience an increased 5-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) due to accelerated investments in public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions.
According to the latest ABI Research findings, the first commercial deployments of 6G could be as early as 2028 and 2029, with the first standard technology expected around 2026.
Zain Group, a leading mobile innovator with operations in seven markets across the Middle East and Africa, announced its consolidated financial results for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2021. Zain served 48.5 million customers at the end of the period.
In an exclusive interview with Samer Halawi, chief commercial officer, Intelsat, Telecom Review has gained insights about network convergence and the important role of satellites for modern connectivity. In addition, we are enlightened on the innovating steps the leading satellite communications provider has taken to serve the needs of telcos and transform into reality the needs of businesses and governments across numerous verticals.
In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Zeina Mokaddem, VP, regulatory and market access at Inmarsat, gave us her point of view about women empowerment and discussed the essence of working within the satellite communications industry.
With evolving technologies, new trends have emerged, shaping the mobile communications industry. Nokia has been a leader in that space with new technologies uplifting the overall ICT industry. In order to discuss Nokia’s mobile networks business and activities, Telecom Review spoke to Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia; and Bernard Najm, SVP, Mobile Networks, Nokia Middle East and Africa.