IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Qualcomm announced that it is acquiring server chip designer Nuvia for approximately $1.4 billion. Qualcomm said the acquisition of Nuvia's CPU and technology design team will help the company "meet the demands of next-generation 5G computing", as it is a new step in Qualcomm's efforts to expand beyond the mobile phone market and challenge Intel's lead in the semiconductor market.
Interxion, A Digital Realty Company, a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data center solutions, has signed an agreement with PCCW Global to locate the Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) subsea cable system’s termination and interconnection equipment in Interxion’s MRS2 data center in Marseille, France. The collaboration will enable low-latency access to over 160 connectivity providers along with multiple content, cloud, gaming and video streaming platforms.
Telecom Egypt and the Ministry of Social Solidarity signed an agreement to provide telecommunications services to the Ministry and the beneficiaries of social protection programs, namely the "Takaful and Karama" program. This cooperation comes in line with the Ministry’s endeavor to automate all the services it provides to the enrolled families and individuals across all Egyptian governorates through the implementation of a highly responsive and effective communication mechanism, in line with the envisioned digital transformation strategy of the “Digital Egypt” vision. Such a mechanism will lead to an improvement in data governance, reflect on service quality, and ensure that all requests and complaints are addressed promptly.
CSG announced it has appointed Ken Kennedy as chief operating officer and president of its revenue management and digital monetization solutions unit. Previously president of technology and product, Kennedy has dedicated the last 15 years of his career at CSG to leading the company’s product management, engineering, and platform operations across CSG’s solutions portfolio.
The UAE took the 13th place out of 99 countries that offer infrastructure suited for online business to start and flourish, according to a study conducted by Best Accounting Software, a service that reviews and rates financial software.
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.