IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (EITC) has announced that Johan Dennelind, the telco’s chief executive officer, has resigned after 7 months of holding the post.
Speakers and experts at an international conference revealed an estimated need for more than 1 million jobs in Saudi Arabia over the next five years, as digital transformation accelerates in several industries and sectors during COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority announcement regarding the allocation of new frequency bands, Etisalat announced earlier this week that its UAE subscribers can now access 5G fixed networks from their homes to enable a wide range of services that were not available before.
Nokia has announced that it has expanded the 4G footprint of the Azerbaijan-based mobile operator, Azercell Telecom, with the installation of its AirScale 4G base stations at more than 1,400 sites across the country.
At the Better World Summit for NetX 2025 & X-Tech, Huawei proposed the planning of future-oriented target networks.
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of telecommunications and the need to have resilient infrastructure capable of ensuring a seamless experience in light of the rise of remote experiences’ trend. EY published recently a study entitled “Top 10 risks in telecommunications” which sees failure to maintain network resilience in a post-pandemic world emerge as the most pressing challenge for the industry. Telecom Review spoke to Tom Loozen, EY global telecommunications leader, to discuss the outcomes of the study and highlight its main findings.
Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East Region, discusses the future of the ICT sector in rebuilding post-pandemic economies and bringing digital to every person home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world
The first half of 2020 has been nothing short of transformational for several industries as businesses everywhere had to adapt in order to survive. Thanks to the ICT sector, many businesses have managed to stay afloat and new solutions were even created in an effort to ease customer business operations and manage consumer expectations.