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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., shared major announcements at its ‘What’s Next in 5G’ press event. Qualcomm announced that leading mobile operators from around the world will support 5G PCs powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Compute Platforms. With the anticipated launch of the first Snapdragon powered Always on, Always Connected 5G PCs this year and the rapid expansion of 5G networks around the world, operators are redefining mobile computing for consumers and businesses in retail locations and in enterprise pilots and deployments in 2020. Operators in 115 countries and global OEMs are investing in 5G networks and devices, with Snapdragon technology playing an instrumental part in driving the PC ecosystem to keep up with the demand for faster, more efficient and more powerful mobile computing experiences.
Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT, and YUVO announced the official launch of the new NETVEE System after the successful completion of the pilot phase.
The start of 2020 has seen an unprecedented spotlight shown on cybersecurity and data privacy. This has been embodied most recently by the rollout of 5G telecom networks around the world and the use of Huawei technologies to support those networks.
Nokia and Japan’s newest mobile network operator Rakuten Mobile are working together to enable the operator’s implementation of a fully automated operations environment for the 5G era. Nokia will operate Rakuten Mobile’s virtualized core network to manage total cost of ownership (TCO). The agreement will allow Rakuten Mobile to focus on developing its portfolio of disruptive services and expanding its service footprint, while developing operational maturity and automation capabilities.
In a first-of-its-kind initiative for the Kingdom, the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) launched an open access agreement between all six telecommunications companies, guaranteeing the provision of broadband services through any subscriber-selected service provider, independent of infrastructure ownership.
Saudi Telecom Company (stc) has recently gone through a major transformation. The telco has navigated its way through Industry 4.0 with great diligence and perseverance, and has become one of the region’s most renowned telecom brands.
Charlie Warda, head of Regional Sales, Voice and Mobile Services at Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier, provided insights into the organization’s present and future goals.
In order to know more about the company and its content delivery model, Telecom Review sat down with Marwan Shehab, VP, MEA, Qwilt. In the interview, he highlights the how service providers can benefit from the open edge cloud solution offered by Qwilt in addition to the latter’s role in the 5G era.