According to a global study published by the GSMA, the mobile industry will need an average of 2 GHz of mid-band spectrum between 2025 to 2030 to meet the United Nations (UN) International Telecommunications Union (ITU) IMT-2020 requirements of reliable 100 Mbps end-user download speeds and 50 Mbps upload speeds.
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The Gunnebo Group, a global provider of security solutions for public, commercial, industrial & high-risk sites, is announcing the accession of Jacob Touma to Vice-President Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Caucasus as of 1 July 2021. Jacob will be part of the leadership team and will be reporting to Stefan Syrén, president and CEO of The Gunnebo Group
Acknowledging the importance of data governance in today’s digital age, Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) has recently drafted Kuwait’s first comprehensive data privacy protection regulation, applicable to both public and private sector entities processing personal data of Kuwaiti citizens and domestic and overseas residents of Kuwait.
In a bid to survive the ever-growing video on demand (VOD) space, OTT service provider Disney+ doubled its spending over the last five years to acquire content from various media to feed its 26.5 million subscribers. With leaders such as Netflix and Amazon riding the roost, in 2020, the global video streaming market size was valued at $50.11 billion and it is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.0% from 2021 to 2028.
MEF announced several milestones for its MEF 3.0 certifications, fueled by the need for validated services, technologies, and professionals to help enable enterprise digital transformation. More than sixty service providers and technology vendors around the globe now offer MEF 3.0-certified Carrier Ethernet (CE) and SD-WAN solutions.
Toni Eid, the CEO and founder of Telecom Review Group, graced the stage as one of the speakers of the physical-only session that highlighted the switch to a cloud native approach in terms of connectivity.
Enea announced the creation of the industry’s first virtualized data schema giving mobile operators the ability to map 4G and 5G data models into a single customizable view from the 5G Core to the edge.
Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) expanded its presence in the United States with the launch of a new Broadcast Operations Center (BOC) at the PSSI International Teleport in Pittsburgh.
Leading regional and global industry experts unpacked the future of IP networking for Middle East governments and enterprises at the Huawei Middle East IP Club Carnival 2021.
The most-awaited Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2021 is now back physically at Fira Gran Via, Bracelona. Running from June 28-July 1, the four-day event is filled with inspiring speakers, lively debates and latest technology trends that embody MWC 2021’s key theme ‘Connected Impact.’