stc Group CEO, Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, announced that KSA holds a leading position globally in terms of communications infrastructure in general, and digital communications in particular. Al Nasser said that in 3 years, KSA has jumped from No. 105 to No. 10 globally at the end of 2019 in terms of internet speed according to the evaluations of the relevant international references. He added that stc's internet speed has multiplied 7 times over in 3 years.
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By Maria Macra, director of government projects, Sofrecom
For the past three years, the national plans drawn up by most developed countries have included 5G. In the emerging countries too, the deployment of 5G is starting to be integrated as the ultimate facilitator of their connectivity.
As the coronavirus pandemic forces the closing of schools, universities and workplaces, remote working, e-learning and e-health have emerged as temporary solutions until economic and social life goes back to normal. Despite having a solution, it is noteworthy that such a solution is not available to everyone. This scenario has shed light on the digital gap that exists between different countries in the same region.
The Industrial Revolution, and the technology that enabled it, has been one of the primary drivers of climate change. Yet it's another industrial revolution and a new set of technologies that look set to help humanity avoid the worst effects of global warming.
Nexign has announced its new partnership with SAMENA Telecommunications Council in an effort to strengthen its presence in the Middle East and North African region.
False news has consistently been growing around us, generally as clickbait, which often tends to sensationalize, or even falsify, information. These articles and stories are created to mislead and misinform people into believing narratives that otherwise hold no merit.
Omantel has renewed and expanded its Managed Services agreement with Ericsson for a further five years.
Kuwait has been at the very center of technological developments and digitization being part of the GCC region, the fastest growing region within the Middle East and North Africa.
In the era of 5G and digitalization, telecom operators are seeking to modernize their networks and infrastructure to be able to cope with all the industry developments, notably increased demand for data. In order to upgrade their network infrastructure, operators are seeking OpenRAN technologies as a means to execute such an upgrade.
Vodafone Group took steps towards increasing diversity and inclusion in the technology sector by introducing an “industry-wide initiative” focused on addressing inequalities and unveiling a strategy to boost women’s access to jobs in the field.