IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), a leader in telecom and ICT services, and HUAWEI, the leading global ICT infrastructure provider, started implementing the second phase of expanding the 5G infrastructure by adding 1000 new sites. This expansion will increase ITC digital connectivity and bring ultra-high-speed internet to businesses and residents.
For the first time, a law that can make internet giants Google and Facebook pay for news content on their platform has been passed in Australia at the House of Representatives after going through the Senate.
Like it or not, we are living in the world of big data. Everyone has begun to take notice of its usage so much that it has been dubbed as the “new oil.” With each additional hand-held device joining the connected world, there will be the generation of more data. However, the usefulness of the data is in the processing. This is where the data centers come in to support new types of workloads and users. They house computer systems and resources that facilitate the delivery of shared applications and data. Data centers are the backbone of organizations to store and secure their information.
Cybereason, the leader in future-ready attack protection, announced a partnership with Oxygen DMCC, the Dubai-based leader in AI-powered cybersecurity and mobility solutions, enabling enterprises across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to detect and end cyber attacks on endpoints anywhere on their networks.
The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) launched a training program entitled "UAE Entrepreneurship Program” with participation of a number of “Be'tha” program graduates. The program aims to train and qualify young Emirati engineers to become entrepreneurs and role models in the emerging technologies scene in the UAE.
Bob Whitman, vice president of market development for carrier networks at Corning Optical Communications discussed, in an interview with Telecom Review, the company’s latest solution, Evolv™ Hardened Connectivity Solutions with Pushlok™ Technology.
2020 has been very challenging year, however Ooredoo was up to the challenge and was capable of supporting its customers. Fatima Al-Kuwari, chief consumer officer, Ooredoo spoke to Telecom Review about the measures that the Qatari operator took during these difficult times and the role it has played. She also highlighted the challenges she faced as a woman in ICT.
Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with H.E. Dr. Mohammed Altamimi, governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), following the publication of a follow up public consultation on CITC’s “Spectrum Outlook for Commercial and Innovative Use 2021-2023”, whereby it plans to release more than 20 GHz of additional radio spectrum.