According to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), the new Saudi ICT law has been approved by the Cabinet.
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The future of mobility will see the integration of a combination of technologies that will facilitate the ultimate experience for commuters in urban cityscapes, with focus on energy efficiency and sustainability. Seaports, logistical hubs, and airports will be fully automated to enhance greater interoperability between trading country partners for boosting economic developments. The way we move and connect is going through a rapid evolution.
The 12th edition of 5G MENA event started off with the 'Chair’s opening remarks and ‘2022 trends to watch in Middle East & Africa' by Matthew Reed, Chief Analyst, Service Provider Markets, Omdia. Key topics of planning for 5G monetization alongside service delivery, building use cases for demonstrating return on investment in 5G and future technologies and utilising fixed 5G to drive incremental revenues were discussed.
The new normal setup of the pandemic has made access control an important aspect to understand, integrate, and improve. Having said that, mobile technology and technological advancements in cloud computing have driven innovation in switching from manual access control to electronic and cloud-based ones.
Global 5G commercialization is now in the fast track with huge potential. Almost 500 operators in 149 countries are investing in 5G network as this technology becomes a key pillar of the intelligent connectivity era.
For approximately $188 million, Amdocs has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MYCOM OSI.
By: Vanness You, Vice President, Huawei Middle East Carrier Business Group
The global multi-access edge computing (MEC) spend will grow from $8.8 billion in 2022 to $22.7 billion by 2027. This 260% growth will be driven by increasing requirements for on-prem machine learning and low-latency connectivity enabled by 5G.
In light of the dire economic situation in Lebanon, Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications Johnny Corm held a press conference, along with Ogero, Alfa and touch, to inform subscribers of an increase in telecom prices that sooner or later had to happen to protect the sector from falling apart. The new prices will all be in USD at the exchange rate of BDL’s Sayrafa platform.
Bahrain continues to develop its telecoms sector and has now welcomed the first 5G standalone network in the country.