The telecommunications sector has always been at the forefront of innovation in the way that it has been connecting people and driving digital transformation in other industries for decades. Telcos have helped businesses all over the world to comprehend and unlock their full potential through digitalization. It has a proven track-record of being the ultimate key enabler in advancing the commercial world into the fourth industrial revolution.

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Telecom vendors have been playing a crucial role amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The technologies and solutions they are offering are helping businesses overcome the current challenges. Nokia is one the vendors that are leading the battle against COVID-19 with its state-of-the-art solutions. On the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, we are celebrating such achievements made by telecom giants to serve people and guarantee communication in all circumstances.

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“Information technology can be a beacon of hope, allowing billions of people around the world to connect. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these connections… are more important than ever,” according to the UN secretary-general, António Guterres. This quote highlights the importance of information technology nowadays; an importance that was amplified in crises as well as in prosperous times. On May 17th, the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is celebrated to remind us about the role ICTs are playing today.

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Decades back when Oman had first embarked on its development journey, heavy trucks loaded with tons of construction materials journeyed around the country to transform the nation into a modern country. Today, the scene has changed dramatically as the modern world lies beneath the network and cables that transmit data, and the innovative ICT solutions that reshape our lives to become smarter.

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