The International Telecommunication Union's (ITU's) 20th Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) commenced in Dubai with a global call for the world to "act as one" to connect the world's nearly four billion people who remain unconnected to the Internet.
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Connectivity is now recognized as a basic human right and the ever-evolving demands of customers have now resulted in an expectation to be connected at all times!
Sofrecom and Comsof will cooperate more closely to plan and design future-proof fiber networks in the MENA region. Telcos can benefit from the combination of Sofrecom's consultancy and analytical experience in this sector and the state-of-the-art fiber planning tool of Comsof, resulting in huge planning and design benefits and less worrying about human-made errors.
As ICT technologies develop rapidly and become integrated into more and more verticals, the digital economy is becoming the fastest-growing, most innovative, and widest-reaching economy. It is an important driver of global economic growth and recovery, playing a vital role in unleashing the potential of economic development, driving the transformation of traditional industries, fueling sustainable economic development, improving social management and services, and fostering innovation.
Tech-savvy consumers, ICT experts, and companies in every tech-related field were all present at the most-attended event in the Middle East. The 38th edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) was held at Dubai's World Trade Center gathered over 4,000 exhibitors from 100 countries ranging from large companies to startups and government entities. Dubai's Crown Prince and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, opened GITEX 2018 and visited the stands of the most prominent technological companies.
Since the beginning of time, millions of organism have come to life briefly and just as quickly faded from existence. A few live on in our memories: the Dodo bird, the Woolly Mammoth, the Passenger Pigeon. The vast majority have long faded to obscurity.
Smart Dubai has concluded another successful participation in GITEX Technology Week, where it showcased its main strategies, services, and initiatives that seek to cement Dubai's global lead in the smart city sector.
Schneider Electric has established itself as a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. At its latest Innovation Summit which was held in the technologically-driven city-state of Singapore, Schneider Electric demonstrated how the company plans to solidify its position as the global leader in helping companies execute their digital transformation goals in the energy sector.
The ICT Fund of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), in the presence of the Chairman of the Board and the Director General of the Authority, has honoured today its strategic partners from government and private sector partners during its participation in GITEX Technology Week 2018.
The gap between what's technologically possible and how organizations are leveraging technology continues to grow. As the Middle East and Africa region reduces dependence on oil and diversifies revenue streams, investment in the digital economy is paving the way for a future of connectivity.