Security has long been a priority, and with the world becoming even more connected, it has become clear to what extent security is important. However, only lately has it been making headlines, notably with the Huawei vs. US case, and with 5G closer than everyone expected.
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The Reseaux IP Europeens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) – the independent, not-for-profit membership organization that supports the infrastructure of the internet through technical coordination in Europe, Middle East and Central Asia, will shed light on pertinent issues concerning the growth directions of the internet community in the Middle East at the meeting of the upcoming Middle East Network Operators Group and Peering Forum (MENOG 19). The event, which will take place in Beirut from 3-4 April 2019, will discuss major concerns connected to routing, the domain name system, peering, Internet Exchange Point (IXP) development and ongoing progress in the deployment of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) across the region.
Telecom Review launched at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which was held on March 29th in Beirut, Lebanon, a special edition on 5G cyber threats and solutions that aims to explain more about the relevance of cybersecurity in light of 5G deployment.
“Telecom has always been the fastest and the largest in terms of growing investments in IT because that’s the only way they become IT-enabled to serve the market,” said SVP – Technology Middle East, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe, Oracle, Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban.
The 19th Middle East Network Operators Group Meeting and Peering Forum (MENOG 19) recently ended on a high note in Lebanon, after participants from across the region and beyond spent two days discussing the most pressing issues currently facing the internet and communications industry. The regional forum brought together 250 key players in the region’s internet network operations, along with 100 remote participants, for two meeting days on 3-4 April in Beirut.
Speaking at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, CEO, Huawei Levant Region, Mr. Paul Fengnan, presented to the large audience Huawei’s vision to Lebanon and described their active contribution in this country.
Salam Yamout, ISOC Middle East Regional Director has dismissed claims from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg that the internet needs to be regulated.
The most anticipated panel at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit was the Telecom leaders’ panel, in which industry leaders have debated the role of operators in digital transformation.
By: Wangsu, Regional Vice President of Marketing, Huawei Technologies
We are all aware that 5G, the next generation of the telecommunication standards is around the corner. From an end user standpoint, who is not aware of the possible applications of this new technology the usual response will be – so what? Here we will try and answer this basic query in simplistic terms
Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri, President of the Council of Ministers, the 12th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit held in Beirut has witnessed a high level of attendees representing leading regional and international telecommunications and ICT brands.