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.
Ericsson and Zain KSA extended their partnership to upgrade and modernize charging systems. The scope of the partnership includes upgrades across hardware, software, and services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nokia announced two new managed services offerings to help communication service providers (CSPs) deliver a better customer experience and realize faster returns on their 5G investments by better utilizing intelligence from their network data.
Ericsson and stc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, Spain to explore 5G capabilities and to strengthen stc’s 5G network indoor coverage and performance.
5G and edge computing are opening a world of new revenue opportunities across manufacturing, transport, gaming and mission-critical services. Combined they enable new services requiring low latency, high bandwidth and capabilities such as device processing and data offload. Edge computing consists of five technology areas including edge infrastructure, -user plane, -routing, -orchestration and exposure.