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Ericsson will be exhibiting groundbreaking innovations in cellular technology during LEAP 22, taking place in the Riyadh Front Expo Centre from February 1 to February 3, 2022.
stc ranked first among communications and information technology (ICT) companies in the MENA region, with its brand value growth of 16% year-on-year reaching $10.6 billion. The Saudi digital enabler also advanced 7 positions globally, ranking as the 184th most valuable brand in the Middle East and Africa for 2022.
MTN GlobalConnect and Etisalat UAE announced the launch of 5G roaming services that provide access to 5G technology for MTN South Africa subscribers when they are in the UAE. With the UAE ranked in the top 20 destinations attracting South Africans, subscribers of MTN South Africa that are roaming in the UAE now enjoy high data speed with their 5G-capable SIMs and devices on the Etisalat network. This is a significant step ahead for MTN South Africa and MTN GlobalConnect to increase quality and embrace data services across the globe.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced the development of PHI-Demo, a 12U modular satellite platform under the Payload Hosting Initiative (PHI), in partnership with OQ Technology and SteamJet.
Etisalat has been ranked as the world’s strongest telecom brand and is the first in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region to achieve this milestone recognition.
In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Mervat El Dabae, regional vice president, EMEA, Netcracker, shares her company’s offerings in helping operators in the region forge lasting partnerships and scale operations in line with the dynamic pace of digital transformation.
During the 15th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit held at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Telecom Review welcomed Francisco Irala, telco solutions architect senior manager, EMEA, Infoblox, in person. In an exclusive interview, Irala shared the company’s position in helping telecom operators move towards being agile and digital as well as his views on the most relevant drivers that affect telcos’ in launching new services and improving customer experiences.
The last two years can be touted as the period where digital revolution was at its peak. The internet reached close to 5 billion people across the world. In Middle East and Africa, internet coverage also increased dramatically. However, the period also exposed and worse, expanded, the wide digital divide that already existed. While the internet coverage was close to 100% in some GCC countries, some nations such as Sudan had the internet coverage of just over 30%.