Huawei held the Kuwaiti Employees Open Day 2022 recently to recognize Kuwaiti employees' contribution to the company's success. Dubbed "Shall We Talk", the event also served as a platform for Kuwaiti employees to share their experience at Huawei, which makes a positive response to Kuwait vision 2035 and aligns with Kuwaiti government’s "job creation" agenda.

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Nokia signed an agreement with Etisalat UAE, the telecoms pillar of e& in the UAE, to deploy 5G private wireless networks that will support enterprises across Abu Dhabi. The two companies will work together to support businesses in various industries, including ports, oil and gas, government and critical infrastructure, by digitally transforming their operations and embracing Industry 4.0 through 5G use cases.

Read more: Nokia, Etisalat UAE to launch 5G private wireless networks

Huawei released its 2021 Annual Report , revealing that the company had maintained solid operations throughout the past year. As per the report, Huawei achieved $99.9 billion in revenue in 2021, and $ 17.8 billion in net profits, an increase of 75.9% year-on-year. The company's R&D expenditure reached about $22.38 billion in 2021, representing 22.4% of its total revenue, and bringing its total R&D expenditure over the past 10 years to over $132.5 billion. Moving forward, the company also plans to continuously increase investment in R&D.

Read more: Huawei reports $99.9 billion in revenue in 2021

Nokia announced the launch of its cloud-native solution, Adaptive Cloud Networking, to transform service provider cloud networks to be consumable, agile and automated. The comprehensive solution is designed to respond to the unpredictable demands of the 5G era by supercharging a service provider’s data center fabric and seamlessly extending its operations to the edge clouds. This innovation in the way telco clouds are built and operated will enable service providers to reinforce their critical role in the 5G digital network value chain.

Read more: Nokia launches new cloud-native solution for consumable, agile and automated cloud networks

Ericsson has launched the Ericsson Local Packet Gateway, enabling CSPs to unlock innovative edge opportunities in both hybrid private networks segments and on the network edge, to support high-data bandwidth and low-latency use cases. The Ericsson Local Packet Gateway is an all-in-one appliance – including hardware, Container-as-a-Service (CaaS), software and lifecycle management – that makes edge applications easy to deploy and manage.

Read more: Ericsson unlocks new 5G edge use cases

Huawei and du signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for joint innovation on multi-access edge computing (MEC) during MWC22 event in Barcelona. The two parties will research, verify, and replicate MEC-oriented applications in the Middle East, helping du provide more diversified communications services. They hope to join forces to accelerate the digital transformation in the Middle East, and set a benchmark for the development of global digital economy.

Read more: MWC22: Huawei and du ink MEC innovation deal

On the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, Telecom Review participated in an exclusive media roundtable organized by Huawei in the framework of the Operations Transformation Forum (OTF 2022), to highlight Huawei’s release of new products that reflect its investment in software in the aim of promoting digital transformation.

Read more: Huawei unveils new offerings to enable the transformation of operators

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