Internet registry RIPE NCC provides global internet resources and related services, such as IPv4, IPv6, and AS Number resources, to members in its service region. Its members comprise mainly of internet service providers, telecommunications organizations, and large corporations across the 75 countries.

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In an exclusive interview with Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East, the leading telecom vendor’s role, priorities, strategies, and outlooks have been put into detail with relation to the ongoing digital transformation in the region and the COVID-19 pandemic’s massive influence to the fourth industrial revolution.

Read more: Creating value with open innovation and inclusive development

In an exclusive face-to-face interview, Hani ELKukhun, chief commercial officer of OSN, discussed with Telecom Review the company’s commercialization tactics and the motivation behind, the impact of the pandemic and 5G on the streaming demand and experience of consumers, and the importance of telecom partnerships in delivering premium entertainment content.

Read more: “We've evolved into this new world of streaming that requires 5G,” says OSN

Telecom Review caught up with Aji Ed, head of technology, mobile networks, Nokia who explained in details about the new generation of AirScale radio, massive MIMO antenna and baseband products that Nokia had recently launched. He also highlighted their relevance for the Middle East and Africa region.

Read more: Mobile operators can now scale up their network capacity for 5G with Nokia’s new radio products

In an exclusive for Telecom Review with Nicole Arian-Markazi, head for customer success in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region and head of UN Women Program at Nokia, we learned how with shared commitment and focus, meaningful progress is made towards making diversity, equality, and inclusion a reality globally and within the company's workplace.

Read more: “Inclusion and diversity are a platform for greater innovation,” says Nicole Arian-Markazi

A veteran at Rohde & Schwarz, Kerstin Jüttner, the focal point of international relations for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), exclusively shared her professional life and personal views to Telecom Review.

Read more: “Being a woman is no barrier to working in ICT,” says Kerstin Jüttner

In a very impelling interview, Rita Mokbel, head of global sales at Ericsson, shared to Telecom Review her background, skills, and growth opportunities within the ICT sector, as well as her advice to those who want to excel in their careers and self-development journeys.

Read more: Rita Mokbel: “It is never about your gender, it is about your contribution”

Zain KSA has been a key player in the digitalization plan and vision of the Kingdom, through its countless achievements and initiatives. Telecom Review caught up with Eng. AbdulRahman bin Hamad AlMufadda, CTO, Zain KSA on the operator’s contribution to the advancement of telecoms and how it is enabling the Kingdom-wide digital transformation in line with Saudi Vision 2030.

Read more: Zain KSA committed to driving innovation for a sustainable future

Following the publication of the white paper entitled ‘Pivoting the international carrier business’, Telecom Review spoke to one of the contributors, Andrea Faggiano, partner, telecom, information, media & electronics practice lead, Arthur D. Little Middle East to highlight how the wholesale industry has evolved and what strategies should telcos adopt to realize the full potential of their international wholesale strategies.

Read more: “Consolidation can help propel the wholesale industry to greater heights”, says Andrea Faggiano

Following the launch of Nokia’s latest generation of Airscale radio, massive MIMO antenna and baseband products, Petri Moilanen, mobile networks MEA director of sales, Nokia explained in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review about the recent products launch and the main differentiating features.

Read more: Nokia’s new generation of products helping customers cope with 5G capacity and demand

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