US telecommunications networks, which have relied on network equipment from China’s Huawei and ZTE, have told the government that it would cost $1.837 billion to replace those switches and routers, the Federal Communications Commission said.
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Emirates Digital Wallet has recently announced that it plans to soon launch klip, a UAE-based digital cash platform, as its first step into diminishing the use of cash.
Roland Berger, a leading global management consultancy firm has launched a new whitepaper that assesses the effects of COVID-19 on consumers and enterprises, and the resulting implications for the ICT industry in the GCC region.
Elisabetta Romano, CEO of Sparkle, received the “Corporate Innovation Award” at the European Tech Woman Awards 2020 ceremony hosted by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and held at the opening of London Tech Week.
Caretaker telecommunications minister Eng. Talal Hawat finalized the process of transferring the management of MIC1 commercially known as Alfa Lebanon from Orascom TMT to the ministry of telecommunications, in conformity with the cabinet's resolution issued on 5/5/2020. Consequently, a new board of directors was appointed by the ministry of telecommunications with Jad Nassif as chairman and Rafic Haddad, Imad Hamed, Aline Karam and Mohammed Nasser as members.
Is politicization ever really a good thing? Time and time again, the politicization of any given entity, object, product, or sector has proven to cause more harm than good and this applies to the technology industry more than ever before.
OSN and Vodafone Egypt enter multi-year partnership to offer OSN streaming app bundled with mobile plans.
The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on entire industries. Working from home and adapting to the ‘new normal’ has been particularly challenging especially when cybersecurity is taken into account. Cybercriminals thrive in chaos and the chaos brought about by the pandemic caused cybercrimes to skyrocket at such an unprecedented rate.
By Rany Awad, green radio access network manager and Grégory Casas, software roadmap and supplier relationship manager at Sofrecom
CSG announced that Bret Griess, president and chief executive officer of the company has shared his plans to step down at the end of the year, following nearly 25 years of service with the company. Brian Shepherd, executive vice president and group president has been selected to succeed Griess as president and chief executive officer of the company, effective January 1, 2021. In addition, Shepherd will be appointed to the Board on the same date.