According to the International Robotics Federation (IRF), there were approximately half a million robots installed globally in 2022, a two-fold increase from the number seven years prior. Moreover, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that by the year 2025, over 50% of job tasks will be carried out by robots and algorithms.

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Countries across the Middle East and North Africa region are investing to modernize their infrastructure through smart technologies. The region is embracing the shift to 5G and enabling technologies like cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented and virtual reality.

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The world’s population that resides in urban areas is projected by the United Nations to reach 68% by 2025. Such numbers are compelling forward-thinking cities to harness technology, including the Internet of Things (IoT), to cultivate smart infrastructure and services.

Read more: The Connected Road Ahead: Navigating Intelligent Environments and Smart Cities

His Highness (HH)  Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, officially opened the 43rd edition of GITEX GLOBAL (a large scale innovative exhibition that aims to elevate business, economical, societal and cultural sectors) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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Today, we are all living in a digital era where the competition between telecom operators is becoming fiercer by the minute. They are under a lot of pressure to optimize their services and products to provide the best offer to their customers, while improving their revenue at the same time. Digital transformation has thus become a necessity for the telco carriers, in order to cope with the rapid technological evolution.

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During the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2023, Zain KSA signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei, reflecting a significant milestone in the field of green technology collaboration. This agreement solidifies the collaboration between Zain KSA and Huawei as they work together to drive the widespread adoption of green technology within Zain's operational framework, networks and facilities.

Read more: Zain KSA and Huawei Forge a Strategic Alliance for Green Technology Advancement

At the Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) 2023, Huawei's Yang Chaobin, a Board Member and President overseeing ICT Products and Solutions, introduced LampSite X, an innovative 5G indoor digital solution set to usher in a new era of indoor connectivity and intelligence.

Read more: Huawei Unveils LampSite X to Revolutionize Indoor Digital Experience

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