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Registration is now open for Telecom Review’s upcoming virtual panel entitled ‘Network automation & SD-WAN in the era of virtualization’. On April 27th, industry leaders will join the panel discussion at 4 pm Dubai time to share their insights.
Mubadala Investment Company will reduce its investments in energy and commodity sectors to focus on technology, healthcare, and disruptive industries, the managing director and Group CEO of Mubadala, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak has told The Financial Times.
When Nora Al Matrooshi was selected to join the United Arab Emirates space program, she became the Arab world's first woman astronaut. Her selection – alongside male compatriot Mohammed Al Mulla – echoes the UAE's focus on gender equality and equal opportunities. The country continues to incorporate more women into technology sectors, expanding their role as they gain recognition for their contributions.
Etisalat, one of the leading telecommunications operators in emerging markets recognized by Ookla® Speedtest® as the world’s fastest mobile network in 2020, together with Nokia, as a key partner, has deployed 5G network, providing enhanced mobile broadband services and expanding 5G coverage and revenue opportunities. Nokia’s 5G portfolio supports Etisalat’s mission of driving the digital future to empower societies.
Cisco Foundation will be investing $100 million over ten years to fund nonprofit grants and impact investments that support bold climate solutions as well as community education and activation. The Foundation’s endowment is funded by Cisco.
In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Zeina Mokaddem, VP, regulatory and market access at Inmarsat, gave us her point of view about women empowerment and discussed the essence of working within the satellite communications industry.
With evolving technologies, new trends have emerged, shaping the mobile communications industry. Nokia has been a leader in that space with new technologies uplifting the overall ICT industry. In order to discuss Nokia’s mobile networks business and activities, Telecom Review spoke to Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia; and Bernard Najm, SVP, Mobile Networks, Nokia Middle East and Africa.
MEA economies can unlock new value and growth, but it requires local industries and enterprises to be hyper-productive, adaptively scalable, and ultra-resilient in the face of unforeseen disruptions.