Dawiyat Integrated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company, was established with the aim of optimizing investment of SEC's fiber optic systems covering more than 83,000 km across the Kingdom including villages, hamlets and borders, and use them to provide integrated telecom services and improve quality and speed of Internet in the Kingdom in line with the Kingdom Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020 which includes many initiatives in this aspect, the most prominent of them is the initiative of deploying the broadband fiber-optic systems to homes.
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The 14th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will be held this year with a new twist. The Summit will be both physical and virtual which will allow panelists to join the panel discussion in The Meydan Hotel, Dubai from anywhere in the world and anyone will be able to virtually participate. Under its annual theme ‘It’s All about Smart Networking’, Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will focus on the industry’s main trends such as 5G, cybersecurity, data trafﬁc and digitalization.
By Anis Sinno, head of marketing for Nokia, Middle East
The Middle East region has been among the first ones globally in 5G adoption with Nokia leading the trends and momentum. It is not new that 5G will transform business models and open new revenue streams for enterprises, revolutionizing the way individual consumers and industries live and operate especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will create opportunities for CSPs to enter new markets and deliver extraordinary experiences.
It offers security and performance, and you’ve probably already got the cable.
By Femi Oshiga, vice president of Service Providers, Middle East and Africa
Every year, we predict what trends will impact the networking market in the coming year. 2020 was particularly inaccurate because nobody was anticipating the COVID-19 pandemic, which changed the way people work and play. Still, some of our projections based on fundamental underlying trends came true, while others got delayed.
While quantum computing is still in the early phases, there have already been many innovations and breakthroughs. Companies like IBM, Microsoft, Honeywell, and Google have been investing heavily in the technology.
As million more devices connect to their networks, telecommunications service providers are migrating from hardware-based network appliances to virtualized infrastructure to enable them to rapidly and economically scale to meet ever increasing demands from customers.
Bridging the gender divide in the ICT sector is still a pressing concern. While the future for women in this industry seems very bright and full of potential, there is still a long way to go.
Connectivity in 2020 has taken on a whole new meaning. It has become more essential than ever before, as individuals, businesses, and governments have leaned on their technology to stay connected as seamlessly as possible during the global COVID-19 pandemic. With the importance of technology and digital transformation elevated to a new level, President of the Huawei Middle East region, Charles Yang, says that the next point of focus is in creating value with synergy across five tech domains: connectivity, cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), computing, and industry applications – all of which are enabled by the roll-out of 5G networks.
The new normal has imposed new trends that existed long before the coronavirus pandemic, but have gained ground in light of it. Remote work and remote education have emerged and have been effective thanks to video conferencing applications backed by improved network performance. With the rise of video applications, one questions the role of mobile operators and the impact it has had on them.