MEF is pleased to announce that Nuage Networks from Nokia, Versa Networks, and Infovista are the first technology vendors certified to support MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services. This certification enables service and technology providers to validate the conformance of their services and products to the industry-leading SD-WAN Service Attributes and Services (MEF 70) global standard.
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By Chen Zhou, president Cloud & Data Center Marketing and Solution Sales, Huawei
According to the Huawei Global Industry Vision (GIV) report, the global volume of data will see an enormous increase from 32.5ZB in 2018 to 180ZB in 2025. In addition, data will become a critical production factor in the 5G era. Data production and mobility are accelerated by 5G, 4K/8K videos, IoT, V2X and other new apps. However, given that less than 2% of data is stored, and less than 10% is analyzed and utilized, it is clear that there are enormous challenges to overcome.
Wholesale carriers are facing a growing number of challenges, including considerable changes in their revenue mix, an ongoing shift from voice to data, increasing focus on mobility, and a dent in revenue due to OTT services. Despite the many challenges in the market, wholesale carriers still have an opportunity to generate revenue for their company.
The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (also known as the “TRA”) has warned the public against a worldwide virus outbreak that goes by the name of ‘Emotet’.
The global telecom industry is currently experiencing a new age in connectivity, with the impending introduction of the world’s fastest next-generation network, 5G. There is no doubt that this industry will experience yet another era of unprecedented opportunities and innovation.
In what has become an annual tradition, Telecom Review held its Excellence Awards Ceremony on December 10th, 2019 at the Meydan Hotel, Dubai on the evening of the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit.
A special report by Telecom Review 5G technical investigative team
As many operators around the globe have or are preparing to deploy and launch 5G networks and devices, the 3.5 GHz band has emerged as the de-facto band for most deployments, which has created economies of scale for devices and network equipment.
The agreement between Oman Future Telecommunications (OFT) and the British company Vodafone for a third Oman Mobile Operator will help provide all essential services for the establishment of the new company, including the use of the brand, technical support and knowledge during the 15-year contract.
By An Jian, president of Carrier Networks Business Group, Huawei Middle East
More robust policymaking and cross-sector, cross-border collaboration will help make 5G a reality - yet there is still work to be done.
Mr. Osman Sultan, former CEO, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) won the ‘Merit Leader Award for Lifetime Achievement’ at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards 2019, held in the Meydan Hotel in Dubai.