By Shunli Wang, Vice President of Huawei Middle East
Reports and Coverage
Sustainability and collaboration are proving to be the keys to a better digital future for MEA, as 5G networks continue to enable Industry 4.0, smart cities and other forward-thinking applications.
By Clément Grégoire, (XXX), Sofrecom
Egypt stands out as a civilization with a rich scientific and cultural background. Serving a population of over 100 million, the Egyptian economy is one of the largest in the Arab world and is currently witnessing a digital revolution empowered by the ICT sector.
Covid-19 placed considerable strain on societies globally as they dealt with the consequences of the pandemic that restricted people to their homes and placed unprecedented reliance on digital connectivity. This forced several traditionally in-person practices to the online space, resulting in substantial increases in online shopping, socializing and learning, as well as the shift to remote working, which predicated the popularization of hybrid working.
“Organizations no longer have the option to continue on as they have — they have to adopt and accelerate digitalization.” That’s the view of Gartner, a leading technology research and consulting company, which goes on to say that business acceleration is more important than ever because of three reasons: COVID-19, costs and operations, and results. And after almost two decades in the telecoms industry, I couldn't agree more.
Dubai Urban Tech District, located on the creekside of the Al Jaddaf area, will become home to the most innovative entrepreneurs while creating 4,000 jobs in green urban tech, education and training.
The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has congratulated the tech giant Amazon for the launch of the new Amazon Web Services Middle East (UAE) Region in the UAE.
98% of the world’s internet traffic is carried by submarine cables. From enabling video calls to initiating bank transactions, these conduits are crucial to the makeup of today’s society. They not only have vast economic benefits, boosting industries from manufacturing to financial services, but with data demand increasing, it’s clear that subsea cables have a pivotal role to play in the world’s infrastructure and technological revolution.
The United Arab Emirates has been ranked among the world’s leading countries in various digital life indexes, attributable to the significant advancement of its information and communication technology sector, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has determined.