With digital technologies becoming the building blocks of the Middle East’s intelligent society—and increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic and post-pandemic recovery—Huawei is once again running its flagship annual Middle East ICT Competition to prepare the next generation of leaders for an intelligent world. The initiative supports socio-economic development by bolstering the overall ICT ecosystem through nurturing local talent; individuals who will be their nations’ assets for achieving national development plans and ambitious visions for more sustainable knowledge-based economies.   

Read more: Huawei launches first Innovation Competition running in parallel to support industrial digitization

CommScope announced that it has acquired the complete patent portfolio for virtual radio access networks (vRAN) from Phluido, a pioneer in RAN virtualization and disaggregation. These patents address key concepts introduced in both 5G and O-RAN radio access networks, including efficient fronthaul transport, virtualization, and network synchronization.

Read more: CommScope buys vRAN patents from Phluido

Nokia has announced further details after being named by NASA as a partner to advance “Tipping Point” technologies for the Moon, deploying the first LTE/4G communications system in space and helping pave the way towards sustainable human presence on the lunar surface.

Read more: Nokia set to build first ever cellular network on the Moon

Nokia has unveiled a new portfolio of Wi-Fi 6 solutions with higher throughput, lower latency and better performance that gives customers flawless Wi-Fi connectivity in every corner of the home. Nokia Wi-Fi 6 solutions offer a unique combination of local intelligence in the home network and cloud-based intelligence across Wi-Fi access points to ensure optimal performance for every customer.

Read more: Nokia announces launch of world’s first self-optimizing mesh Wi-Fi 6 solution for CSPs

CommScope announced three new solutions empowering global operators to take the next step towards 10G, using the latest Remote PHY (R-PHY) and MACPHY Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) technologies. These additions give operators a new range of choices for realizing the advantages of DAA in both traditional segmented and fiber-deep architectures.

Read more: CommScope offers operators unmatched choice, flexibility, and efficiency in transitioning to DAA

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