The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has issued its ‘3-year Outlook for Commercial and Innovative Use of the Spectrum in Saudi Arabia’ where it plans to improve access to more than 23 GHz of spectrum. In line with this, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) commends CITC designating the entire 6 GHz band for license-exempt use.
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In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development has advocated the need for innovative financing mechanisms, impactful partnerships, bold decision-making and holistic approaches to capacity and content development to make the best use of broadband Internet.
“We are seeing the beginning of things. Web 2.0 is broadband. Web 3.0 is 10 gigabits a second” said Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix. By definition, broadband is the transmission of bandwidth data over a high-speed internet connection, allowing you to enjoy everything that can be found online.
Protecting the eyes from harmful blue light emitted by digital screens to enabling users with wireless projection and smart writing options, tech firms are busy addressing concerns arising from the need for smart offices and classrooms.
Governor of Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) Dr. Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi said that the progress in terms of communications and information technology embodies the wise leadership’s support for this vital sector during the annual Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Indicators Forum.
At present, there are countless benefits and applications of space technology. These include communications, earth observation, navigation/GPS, and tech demonstration and development. Out of all the satellites circling our planet, only approximately 40% are operational.
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) published a public consultation on radio fixed links. The consultation will evaluate the current usage of the radio fixed links in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
With an expectation to create new collaboration opportunities to Abu Dhabi’s ecosystem of innovative and tech-enabled companies, Mubadala Investment Co. and Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners, part-owned by Mubadala, announced they had invested a combined $150 million in messaging app Telegram.
Brought by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) through the first leg of its AI for Good sessions, an expert discussed adversarial examples and the current state of the machine learning (ML) space.
Nexign (a part of ICS Holding LLC), a leading Business Support System (BSS) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, has completed the large-scale digital transformation project that addresses the challenges of CSPs globally, including the Middle Eastern and African regions. Nexign claims that technologies and methodologies introduced in the unified billing project help CSPs of any size reduce time to market (TTM) for new digital services by up to 5 times, simplify cooperation with partners and optimize costs for support of billing systems.