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Nokia has announced that it has deployed its G.fast solution to extend the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network of NetCologne, the largest regional telecommunications provider in Germany with over 28,000 kilometers of laid fiber-optic cables.
Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, announces that it is building Egypt's largest international data center facility. Expected to be commissioned in early 2021 with access to all the global submarine cable systems that land in Egypt, the new data center is going to be the first in the country with the Uptime Institute's certifications in the Design, Constructed Facility, and Operational Sustainability categories. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions on the economy, the construction of the new facility has not been affected and is moving according to plan. The facility has also been granted the Tier III Certification of Design from the Uptime Institute a few months ago after a rigorous assessment of all aspects of the data center and its operations.
Ookla, the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis today recognised Etisalat for being the fastest mobile network operator worldwide in 2020 providing its subscribers the most superior experience with the fastest mobile speeds from anywhere in the world.
Huawei announced its business results for the first three quarters of 2020. During this period, Huawei generated CNY671.3 billion in revenue, an increase of 9.9% over the same period last year. The company's net profit margin in this period was 8.0%. Throughout the first three quarters of 2020, Huawei's business results basically met expectations.
Cyberattacks on internet-connected devices continue to rise at an alarming rate due to poor security protections and cybercriminals use of automated tools to exploit these vulnerabilities, according to the latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Report.
Oracle has been at the very forefront of innovation for decades. Throughout the pandemic, the company was going above and beyond to ensure that businesses stayed afloat.
When 5G is fully implemented, it will be set to supersede the old generation of network connectivity by powering groundbreaking technology including AI, cloud computing, smart cities, and autonomous transport.
Technology has always played an important role in our lives. From helping us carry out our daily tasks to working more efficiently in the office, it has made our lives easier in some way or another.