According to Cisco’s new ‘Accelerating Digital Agility Research’, CIOs and IT decision-makers (ITDMs) across the UAE are looking to maximize investments in digitization and drive innovation after a difficult year.
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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is focused on providing access to a better world. Along with this, many telecom companies are already working on their digital transformation journey.
The world was reeling with the sudden onset of the pandemic that swept around the globe. It resulted in harsh economic conditions for global populations and organizations. Consequently, countries around the world raised travel barriers and promoted social distancing. In February 2020, Kuwait suspended all travel except cargo flights, effectively locking down the nation to protect against further transmission and spread of the COVID-19 virus. One telecom operator, Ooredoo Kuwait emerged from the crowd, with their employees voluntarily rising to the occasion to support society through the pandemic.
Telecom Review is celebrating World Telecoms Day with a special newsletter for the second consecutive year. The telecommunications sector has been playing a crucial role and proved its resilience and ability to overcome all sorts of challenges.
AT&T Inc. and Discovery, Inc. have joined forces in creating a premier, standalone global entertainment company. This combines WarnerMedia’s premium entertainment, sports, and news assets with Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment.
By Sultan Bin AbdulAziz AlDeghaither, CEO, Zain KSA
The Covid-19 pandemic crisis has been one of the toughest challenges faced by mankind. It has affected the entire globe and not one sector or industry was spared. Severe socio-economic disruption resulted from lockdowns paralyzing all activities. But, amid all the chaos, the telecom sector played a pivotal role in keeping the world connected and providing innovative solutions to accommodate the “new normal”.
On May 20th, Telecom Review is holding a virtual panel entitled “Beyond 5G: The endless benefits of 5G to operators”, to highlight how telecom operators should leverage 5G to maintain their leading positions and guarantee success.
Telecommunications technology has impacted every aspect of our lives. From running businesses, availing government services to interacting socially, telecommunications and related services have made considerable progress since the 90s. Today, with just a smart device on our hands, we can do much more than we could have imagined possible back in time.
With the internet at our disposal, life, in general, has been better and more convenient. Within a matter of a few clicks, you can already access a lot of information and content, as well as communicate across borders. As a result, no one wants slow, unstable, and limited connectivity.