In light of the dire economic situation in Lebanon, Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications Johnny Corm held a press conference, along with Ogero, Alfa and touch, to inform subscribers of an increase in telecom prices that sooner or later had to happen to protect the sector from falling apart. The new prices will all be in USD at the exchange rate of BDL’s Sayrafa platform.

Read more: Lebanon Imposes New, Higher Telecommunications Tariffs

The future of mobility will see the integration of a combination of technologies that will facilitate the ultimate experience for commuters in urban cityscapes, with focus on energy efficiency and sustainability. Seaports, logistical hubs, and airports will be fully automated to enhance greater interoperability between trading country partners for boosting economic developments. The way we move and connect is going through a rapid evolution.

Read more: Network Solutions for Mobility Technologies

The new normal setup of the pandemic has made access control an important aspect to understand, integrate, and improve. Having said that, mobile technology and technological advancements in cloud computing have driven innovation in switching from manual access control to electronic and cloud-based ones.

Read more: New Access Mode: Mobile and Cloud

Another move that could affect the ongoing technological Cold War has been done when Canadian Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne made the announcement of Ottawa's "intention to prohibit the inclusion of Huawei and ZTE products and services in Canada's telecommunication systems."

Read more: Canada 5G Ban: An 'unfortunate political decision'

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