The term ‘digital’ has changed everything the moment it emerged and has become somehow a label. Coupled with different other factors, the world has found itself amid a whole new era built on digital transformation, digital currencies and digital economies. The change that occurred had a significant impact on consumers’ behavior, business operations, government systems, and of course, finance. This is when the concept of a digital tax was born.
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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, is supporting the seventh edition of the World Government Summit (WGS 2019) as a strategic partner, and participating in several crucial sessions and meetings.
The introduction of the iPhone in 2008 fundamentally reshaped how societies in the Western world functioned. Smartphones have completely altered the way we interact with each other and no other technological innovation has had a bigger impact on our daily lives.
Indranil das, Head of Digital Services, Ericsson Middle East and Africa has outlined a comprehensive 5-step framework that is specifically designed to enable communication service providers to prosper in the ‘digital economy’.
Mobile-phone companies devoted more than 800 words to an appeal urging European lawmakers to keep Huawei in the 5G race—without ever mentioning the company’s name.
ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao has rejected the claim that technology leaders like Google pose a threat to the role the telecommunications industry will play in shaping the future of connectivity.
A comprehensive survey conducted by management consulting experts McKinsey has claimed that the business case for 5G remains unclear amongst leading CTOs in the ICT industry.
The World Government Summit - 11 February 2019: A new paper from PwC, dubbed “The Future of Quantum Computing in the Middle East”and released in conjunction with Dubai’s World Government Summit, assesses the potential impact of quantum computing, detailing expected opportunities and specific risks.
Following the controversy caused by how some countries have expressed security concerns over Huawei, Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu addressed all of the issues currently being raised, at the Chinese vendor’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China and discussed Huawei's open engagements with external stakeholders.
The CEO of EITC (du) Osman Sultan has said that the biggest threat facing operators is a failure to adapt quickly and embrace change and not the rise of OTTs or new disruptive business models entering the ICT ecosystem. The CEO of EITC was speaking during a panel discussion entitled ‘The upcoming revolution in the telecom sector’ at the World Government Summit which is being held in Dubai.