IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Zain Saudi Arabia has won the three prizes devoted to the experience of 5G users for each of the indicators of "download speed of the fifth generation network" (5G) and "the provision of fifth generation services (5G)" and "Download speed for fifth generation (5G) users."
Google parent company Alphabet announced on Friday it was shutting down “Loon”, a high-profile project aiming to deliver wireless internet via flying balloons in the stratosphere, because it is not commercially viable. The idea behind Loon was to build a network of balloons to expand internet connectivity to underserved areas and disaster zones and was initially part of an Alphabet “moonshot factory” known as X, which aims to create projects to disrupt new sectors.
Telecom Review organized a virtual panel which saw the participation of 300 registrants, to discuss the opportunities offered by 5G fixed wireless access networks to consumers and mobile operators. Abdulrahman AlMufadda, CTO, Zain KSA and Ali Jitawi, customer business team head Zain, Nokia talked in depth about the importance of this technology. The panel discussion was moderated by Amer Mdanat, general manager (KSA), NXN.
Etisalat rolled out its vaccination programme for eligible employees across the UAE in co-ordination with the Ministry of Health.
iBwave, the standard for converged indoor network planning, on Wednesday announced the company can address the rising global demand for high‑performance end‑to‑end networks thanks to iBwave Reach, its all‑in‑one network design solution that bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor wireless network design.
NXN has proven to be an expert in digital transformation. 2020 was challenging but according but NXN was up to the challenge. In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Ghazi Atallah, CEO, NXN explained why the company is a digital enabler and how telcos will embrace digital transformation in 2021 and beyond.
In a period where Covid-19 raids the world and shuts down businesses, Sofrecom has emerged stronger, coping with the new normal. In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Guillaume Boudin, CEO of Sofrecom Group, shared how they were able to stay ahead of the digital transformation game amid the pandemic, their new project, and more insightful subjects.