NetEvents’ webinar titled  ‘Market Opportunities for 5G, IoT and Edge Compute’ started off with Jeremiah Caron, global head of research & analysis – Technology Group, GlobalData sharing new research and market outlook data and exploring the current state of affairs of the industry.

Read more: NetEvents Webinar: Putting the power of 5G in end-to-end solutions

Telecom Review, the Middle East’s leading ICT media platform, held a webinar titled ’Revolutionizing Connectivity Through Innovation’ on September 13, powered by SES, the world’s leading connectivity provider.

Read more: Firing up a discussion on how ongoing innovation revolutionizes connectivity

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) published the spectrum plan for FIFA Arab Cup 2021 (FAC 2021), which will be held in Qatar from November 30 - December 18.  To ensure the optimal use of radio spectrum during the period of the event, the CRA developed a plan to inform stakeholders regarding the use of radio spectrum during FAC 2021 and all its related procedures.

Read more: CRA develops radio spectrum plan for FIFA Arab Cup 2021

The world is getting connected at a nerve-wracking pace. According to data by Stock Apps, 67% of the world’s population, roughly 5.3 billion, owned a mobile phone in July this year. A year-on-year comparison means that 117 million new users have been added to the fold. Modern networks have little choice but to bear the workload to thrive in a competitive, digital-transformation-driven global market. On top of that, the capacity to support new advancements in big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and the hybrid cloud along with the demands of traditional workloads has posed a massive challenge to the existing IT infrastructure model. Data centers invariably face downtimes due to not-so-well functioning components, preventing quick-turnaround demands of business and the cloud.

Read more: The emergence of hyper-converged infrastructure

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, released the newly-rebranded Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image). This new name for the company’s flagship personal solution reflects its evolution from data and system backup software to a solution that delivers complete cyber protection — next-generation anti-malware, best-in-breed backup, and easy management, all-in-one integrated tool.

Read more: Acronis rebrands its flagship personal cyber protection solution

The Saudi Arabia data center market will gain around $1 billion worth of investments by 2026, growing at a CAGR of over 7.85% from 2020−2026. Among the key drivers and trends fueling this market’s growth include the surge in big data and IoT, increased adoption of renewable energy resources, and migration from on-premises infrastructure to colocation & managed services.

Read more: Saudi Arabia’s data center market to be worth billion in five years

In the framework of Telecom Review’s virtual panel entitled ‘Revolutionizing connectivity through innovation’ which was held on September 13, digital inclusion was tackled in depth by the panelists. The panel’s moderator, Andrea Faggiano, partner, telecom, information, media & electronics practice lead, Arthur D. Little Middle East asked the speakers about how digital inclusion is being addressed nowadays.

Read more: Achieving the goal of digital inclusion

The 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) market is expected to be worth $75.2 billion by 2026, as per a latest market report. For the next five years, the CAGR stands at 43%. In line with this, fixed wireless access (FWA) is expected to be a major contributor to the 5G mmWave infrastructure market.

Read more: 5G mmWave industry to reach $75.2 billion by 2026

More Articles ...