Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 goal is to support 30 million pilgrims annually, and to successfully do this, the country will rely on further innovations built on top of its rapidly developing 5G networks.

Read more: ICT in Saudi: Digital Infrastructure at This Year’s Hajj Fully Supported by 5G Networks

Verizon Business has named Sanjiv Gossain as the Group Vice President and Head of EMEA. In his new role, Sanjiv will be responsible for the company's global enterprise business in the EMEA region, reporting directly to Verizon Business’s Chief Revenue Officer for Enterprise and Public Sector, Massimo Peselli.

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To enhance community well-being and economic sustainability and to solidify the UAE’s leading position at the global level, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has launched the Digital Society Initiative to encourage awareness regarding the use and adoption of digital means to improve various segments of society.

Read more: TDRA Raises Digital Awareness Through Dynamic Program

Just when Apple thought it was introducing a cutting-edge, revolutionary feature in its newly launched mobile phone, the iPhone 14, Huawei introduced the same feature in its new Mate 50 smartphone a day ahead of Apple’s September event.

Read more: New Technology Features in Mobile Phones: Who Wins the Race?

Digitalization is everywhere. No human can make through a day without resorting to digital technologies. A study claims that digital technologies are about knowing technology and establishing a specific way of thinking; on the other hand, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) features are about utilizing and functioning with technology. Both of these are well-known individually. However, we will talk about how their complementary requirements are met.

Read more: ICT's Crucial Role in Digitalization

Cyber-physical system (CPS) is the new generation of intelligent, digital systems composed of physical hardware capabilities and computing software techniques. Optimizing functionality, autonomy, reliability and safety, CPS is a major step for future technology that could change and improve lives for the better.

Read more: Cyber-Physical Systems: The Integrated Form of ICT

With the rapid growth in spectrum demand due to the surge of new digital services enabled by 5G, spectrum management is becoming increasingly critical for ensuring consistent, affordable and equitable connectivity. About 11% of the world’s mobile connections are already on 5G today, and as networks advance that number will reach over 50% by 2030. In most cases 5G has used the mid-band 3.5 GHz launch range. As such, over time, the greatest demand will be placed on mid-band spectrum and the mobile industry is looking for ways as to how the mid-band demand can be met. In reality, countries are addressing this in only two ways:

Read more: Prospects of 6GHz Band in MENA

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