In an exclusive with Telecom Review, a joint discussion between Marc Veelenturf, Chief Executive Officer, Middle East and Turkey and Head of Telecom, Media and Technology for Growing Markets of Atos and Peter Larnholt, Chief Information Officer, du, has brought light the ongoing technology innovation within the Middle East region such as cloud transformation, edge adoption, private 5G networks, network automation, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and decarbonization.
The evolution to 5G is destined to change all societies around the globe, and that is particularly evident in the Middle East region. The widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) have all been supported by 5G networks, transforming our way of living for the better.
Climate change is one of the few global issues that cannot be addressed singlehandedly. More and more commitments are being made within the telecom and technology industry, putting it at the forefront of the fight against global warming.
In an exclusive with Telecom Review, Sandeep Shetty, co-founder and CEO of NorthLadder, shared how the tech startup works. The transition to 5G will entail a massive smartphone upgrade cycle globally and device trade-ins will play a significant role in helping this transition. NorthLadder offers a unique auction platform to leverage this opportunity.
Technological developments offer vast opportunities for telecommunications and technology companies to improve their performance and compete on a global scale. The greatest responsibility lies within service providers, whose role has become essential to secure a special experience for clients.
In an exclusive with Telecom Review, Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat, talked about the company’s latest telecom offerings and how they nurture talent for the development of Qatar’s satellite technology. Apart from that, Al-Kuwari gave insights to the company’s contribution on mega-event hosting and collaboration with other global and regional satellite operators.
As more industries across the Middle East embrace digital transformation, a focus on collaborative development will be pivotal to extending the gains achieved to date, according to Huawei’s top executive in the region. Steven Yi, the recently appointed president of Huawei Middle East, spoke with Telecom Review on how many governments and enterprises in the Middle East today have benefited greatly from being at the forefront of emerging technologies—be it 5G commercial deployments, adopting cloud capabilities, designing intelligent city infrastructure, and more.
During CABSAT 2021, Telecom Review secured an exclusive with Dr. Vagan Shakhgildian, president of Comtech Satellite Network Technologies, commercial group. He elaborated on the company’s role in the growth of satellite communications, their latest and upcoming product lines, and the key drivers of reliable, robust, and far-reaching satellite services.
The ICT industry has been transforming the lives of people around the world over the last few decades. This digital transformation is responsible for driving major changes in Egypt and the MEA region, and has had substantial positive impacts on governance, economies and societies as a whole. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation efforts, as countries, governments and people worldwide adapt to our new norm. In this exclusive interview, Telecom Review spoke to Eng. Ahmed Mekky, CEO and Chairman of Benya Group, one of the leading advocates for digital transformation as a human right in Egypt and the MEA region.
At the sidelines of CABSAT 2021, Telecom Review secured an exclusive with Yasir Alshabrami, VP of commercial and operations, NOVAsat. He emphasized the company’s key products and solutions (SATCOM and VSAT) and pointed out the crucial role of ICT companies in paving the way for digital transformation.