Eng. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, stc Group CEO, has said that he is proud of the Kingdom's infrastructure in the way that it helped the country contain the repercussions of the Corona crisis on the economy.
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Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced its plans to provide Sophos Intercept X endpoint protection for 5G PCs powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ compute platforms from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. The combination of Sophos Intercept X with Snapdragon compute platforms will provide users next-generation security through an always on, always connected PC environment.
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.
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.
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Etisalat and Dubai Police have announced a collaboration to launch an initiative which provides Etisalat customers with free access to the police’s website and mobile applications without consuming internet data.
In light of COVID-19, the Arab Information Communication Technologies Organization (AICTO) has decided to launch a special platform within the framework of unconventional plans elaborated in the Arab region and the world to cope with the exceptional circumstances.
Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc has announced their distribution of 5,000 vouchers at Ambulance Centers to front-liners and at Kuwait International Airport in an effort to support and welcome citizens arriving back after being away from their home country for so long.
Several countries fighting the coronavirus outbreak are using, or debating, phone apps that trace a person's movements and who they come into contact with, allowing authorities to keep track of infections and alert people in case of contagion risk.