As the fourth industrial revolution prevails, 5G is edging closer to becoming a reality in the UAE. From showcasing 5G tech to its customers, to leveraging the benefits of emerging tech, du has taken considerable measures towards enabling the society of the UAE to integrate into the future 5G ecosystem.
In a male-dominated industry, more women are assuming high level positions. Zahra Zayat, VP and head of Middle East and North Africa, YuppTV, is one of the women who were able to make an impact in the ICT industry. In an exclusive interview, Telecom Review got to know more about YuppTV’s new partnership with Emirati operator, du, and the challenges that the video on demand (VoD) company is facing.
At MWC Shanghai, Telecom Review sat down with a speaker from the event, representing PatAlert, a startup run by AWA in Sweden. Cathrin Johansson, Head of Innovation at AWA, spoke to us about the world of patents and how PatAlert is going to change the way tech companies develop their businesses and manage their patents.
Telecom Review secured an interview in Dubai with the senior vice president of ICT Solutions and Smart City Operations at du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), Marwan bin Dalmook, to discuss the latest smart city solutions that have been developed in an effort to delve deeper into this already futuristic city’s digital transformation.
Monty Mobile positions itself as an international SMS wholesale intermediary hub, roaming broker and a leading VAS solution provider in emerging markets. It has developed close working relationships with major mobile operators in an effort to help them push their profits and tap into new streams of revenue across global markets.
Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, held recently in Abu Dhabi its inaugural Middle East and Africa (MEA) Internet Summit in partnership with UAE-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud Computing leader Group 42. Telecom Review had the chance to speak to Selina Yuan, President of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence International to discuss cloud adoption and Alibaba Cloud’s presence in the Middle East.
SES Networks is providing its government customers with tailored solutions that address their specific needs, said James Hooper, VP global governments, SES Networks in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, in which he highlighted the flexibility offered by O3b mPOWER during governments’ critical missions.
MTN recently created a new branch within the group dedicated to providing a connected digital life dubbed MTN GlobalConnect. In an interview with Telecom Review, Frederic Schepens, CEO of MTN GlobalConnect, introduced GlobalConnect services and its corporate goals in addition to discussing other key topics.
We are in the midst of an immense industrial revolution which has begun to leave its mark on the world. Many companies have begun their journey towards digital transformation while others have not because they don’t know where to start or how to sustain it. Centrigent is a company that is dedicated to filling this gap in the market.
Gurkan: “The needs of customers will always be put at the center of every business decision.”