Coaxial drop cable is the stuff of legend. Like other legends, plenty of myths develop over time about the product, its preparation and performance. I’m a huge fan of the show, "MythBusters", so let’s bust a few drop cable myths right here.

By Joseph Habib, ‎Vice President, Service Providers - MEA, CommScope

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During the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, global digital transformation enabler SAP announced it will build skills and knowledge among young talents worth USD 100 million by 2022.

Read more: SAP to Build Skills and Knowledge worth USD 100 Million by 2022 to support Middle East Youth Job...

On May 15, 2017, Ericsson signed an MoU with China Mobile's Government and Enterprise Customers Branch and Mobike for a smart travel partnership under the "Belt and Road" framework. The partnership is a response to the government's call for green travel and the "Belt and Road" initiative which aims to improve the overall service level of smart travel and drive the global collaboration and development of the bicycle-sharing industry.

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Nokia is expanding its ViTrust portfolio of end-to-end solutions for critical communications with the introduction of a new Ultra Compact Network - the LTE network that can be deployed in places where network connectivity has been lost - and the launch of the Integrated Operations Center, a solution which aggregates data streams used by emergency services in the field.

Read more: Nokia enhances emergency service response times and situational awareness with ViTrust critical...

Huawei announced the expansion of their Telco OS Partner Program to stimulate joint go-to-market approaches and solutions with Service (SI) partners. As part of this initiative, the company also announced that it has signed an Alliance Memorandum of Understanding with Infosys to explore joint solutions in the Business Support Systems (BSS) domain. This announcement was made at the TM Forum Live! 2017, where both companies are participating.

Read more: Huawei Expands Telco OS Communications Industry Digital Transformation Partner Program

Sparkle, the international service arm of TIM Group and among top 10 global carriers, has been selected by Movicel Angola for its SMS network protection and revenues maximization. This solution is in addition to the existing Voice Interconnection and to the other Mobile Data Services implemented between the two Companies to improve their Customer Experience.

Read more: Sparkle SMS Booster protects Movicel Angola’s network and generates new revenues

DarkMatter, the international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, launched a Trusted Transparency Program and calls on the technology ecosystem to evolve its outlook to embrace more rigorous vetting of platforms, infrastructure, and operating systems to remove vulnerabilities. 

Read more: DarkMatter introduces ‘Trusted Transparency’ Program to strengthen national and enterprise-level...

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