In the months since the COVID-19 outbreak, communications providers have found themselves at the heart of a fast-changing world. Communications and connectivity are in great demand as entire populations are staying at home and digital infrastructure is becoming increasingly essential for human interaction. Supporting this dramatic change has not been easy, but operators have shown themselves to be agile and resilient.
In just a few months, the COVID-19 crisis has brought about years of change in the way companies in all sectors and regions do business. The rapid migration to digital technologies driven by the pandemic is expected to continue into the recovery period and beyond.
Technology is advancing at a blistering pace, and the pandemic has brought digitalisation to the fore, with the world gaining a renewed appreciation for how crucial connectivity is in every aspect of our lives. With digitalisation taking centre stage, 5G is becoming more important than ever, for the transformation of the telecoms industry but also global economies on a larger scale.
COVID-19 has imposed new living and working conditions that highlighted the need for uninterrupted connectivity. Tata Communications has been helping its customers survive this difficult period. Vaneet Mehta, associate vice president and region head, Middle East, Central Asia & Africa, Tata Communications
Digital transformation has become a necessity today, especially with what the world experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview with Telecom Review, Ahmed Mekky, Chairman and CEO of Benya shed light of the company’s mission to accelerate digital transformation and fulfill the Egyptian government’s Vision 2030.
In an interview with Telecom Review, Frederic Schepens, CEO, MTN GlobalConnect explains how the company is dealing with the repercussions of COVID-19 on the industry and highlighted what he considered as the main pillar of success in light of the new normal.
TELUS was recognized this year for its record download speeds over 4G LTE. Telecom Review spoke to Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO, TELUS about this milestone and discussed the importance of such an achievement at a time when speed and network quality are essential for business continuity.
Using the power of Software Defined Interconnection®, Console Connect can help carriers and enterprises connect faster and more easily into the Middle East region.
Sofrecom has been helping operators, governments and international institutions to achieve success for more than 50 years. In an interview with Wadih Cordahi, sales director, KSA, Sofrecom, Telecom Review highlighted the role of Orange Group subsidiary in Saudi Arabia.
Zain Kuwait, one of the leading telecom operators in the region, has been at the very forefront of innovation for many years now. The operator was the first to launch commercial 5G in 2019 which essentially set the stage for future deployments, both regionally and globally. They have been the ultimate trailblazers in this space, ensuring that their customers are offered the best-in-class solutions and services. Through the implementation of forward-thinking strategies, with digitalization at its core, the telco has achieved a great deal in an array of fields.