Nokia and UN Women have together launched four pilot projects to bolster inclusion and diversity for equality. These pilots aim to address four different areas such as increasing the number of women employees, raising awareness of cervical cancer and uterine fibroids, promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, and empowering gender-based violence victims. After the successful execution of the pilots, the two organizations plan to roll these projects out in more countries across the Middle East and Africa region.

Read more: Nokia to act with UN Women on inclusion and diversity in the MEA region

Since shipping the inhouse-designed Quillion chipset-based broadband solutions for next-gen fiber and copper telecommunication networks in 2020, Nokia has achieved the 100-customer milestone for the Quillion which now being deployed in more than 40 countries around the world.

Read more: Nokia’s Quillion-based broadband solutions complete 100-customers milestone

Ericsson has reached an agreement with Nokia for settling a damages claim of 80 million euros ($97 million). The settlement relates to events that were the subject of a 2019 resolution with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of investigations into Ericsson’s violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Read more: Ericsson to settle damages claim of EUR80 million to Nokia

President of Pakistan Arif Alvi had a meeting with a Huawei delegation led by Li Xiangyu (SpaceLee), the company's vice president for the Middle East region, wherein the president urged the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) to collaborate with Huawei in launching training programs for government employees.

Read more: Pakistan’s Ministry of IT&T, Huawei to train 1,000 officials on digitalization

In its bid to continually invest substantial resources in bringing advanced technology networking products and solutions to the market, CommScope has partnered with Optical Cable Corporation (OCC), a leading manufacturer of a broad range of fiber optic and copper data communication cabling and connectivity solutions, for "a long-term agreement to cross-license portions of their patent portfolios," according to a statement.

Read more: CommScope and Optical Cable Corporation agree on mutual access to patent portfolios

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