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Mobile data traffic increased almost 300-fold over 10 years: Ericsson

According to the report, it is estimated that 5G networks will cover more than two billion people by the end of 2021

Global smartphone sales declined 6.8% in third quarter of 2021: Gartner

Apple reclaimed the second position among the top five smartphone vendors in the third quarter and Xiaomi slipped to the third place

Etisalat to launch 5G enterprise multi-access edge computing in collaboration with Microsoft

Etisalat deploys Microsoft Azure Stack Edge to offer 5G, IoT and AI applications at the enterprise customer premise

Eric Xu, Rotating Chairman, Huawei

Huawei Connect kicks off; reaffirms continuous innovation for faster digitalisation

Huawei cloud has brought together more than 2.3 million developers, 14,000 consulting partners, and 6,000 technology partners

Here’s why smartphone software updates matter

Understanding software vulnerabilities is imperative and updates should no longer be considered a necessary evil or something to be done at leisure

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Xiaomi lights Dubai Frame; introduces three new smartphones

Xiaomi 11T Pro is its first smartphone to be released internationally with its 120W hypercharge technology which allows for a full charge in just 17 minutes

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Global smartphone sales grew 10.8% in second quarter of 2021: Gartner

Xiaomi moved into the second spot; Apple dropped to third

Etisalat to support 2G switch off by 2022

The 2G network switchoff is aimed at keeping pace with the rapid and continuous developments of the telecommunications sector

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Gartner says worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenue to grow 39% in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has spiked demand for optimised and ultrafast broadband connectivity to support work from home and bandwidth-hungry applications

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UAE telco Etisalat announces 6G plans

According to experts, 6G will bring about much faster data speed as well as lower latency and higher reliability than 5G

How consumers inspire OPPO’s vision

Customer feedback drives OPPO’s product development process

Ahead of the curve: The technology of tomorrow

AI, IoT, blockchain, chatbot, 5G and AR will be crucial for businesses looking to stay ahead

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UAE to examine and certify all 5G mobile phone devices in National Laboratory

The National Laboratory has been equipped with the necessary equipment to examine these mobile devices and ensure that they meet the approved technical standards

Huawei to open largest store outside of China in Saudi Arabia

The flagship store will be located in Riyadh Front in the capital

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Bahrain achieves nationwide 5G coverage

Bahrain ICT sector accounts for nearly 3% of national GDP

Ooredoo to deploy Ericsson 5G technology across its global network

Five-year agreement covers Ooredoo’s operating companies in 10 countries

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Phi Trends: The standout performers in the stock market

The 26 stocks recommended over the past five months have seen stellar returns, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

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Dubai Airshow to return in 2021, discuss future of the aviation sector

The event, taking place from November 14 –18, will serve as a platform for the innovation within the industry during Covid-19

Ericsson forecasts 130 million 5G subscriptions in MENA by 2026

Ericsson Mobility Report says 5G subscriptions will reach close to 1.4 million by end of 2020

The transformative potential of digital water for smart and sustainable cities

Francois Frigaux, director of Metrology Business, Middle East at Xylem on how technology is transforming water delivery

More than 1 billion people will have access to 5G coverage by end of 2020: report

Ericsson estimates 220 million global 5G subscriptions by end of 2020

Gitex 2020: Huawei to highlight how partnerships can create value

Connectivity, cloud, AI, computing, and industry applications to drive growth

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Why partnerships are key to achieving the GCC’s smart city ambitions

UK technology companies involved in smart city projects across the region share their experience of collaborating with developers in the Gulf

ICT talent beckons a new era of learning in the Middle East

Adequate ICT talent is required to accelerate digital enablement plans across the region

Ericsson forecasts $31 trillion 5G consumer market by 2030

CSPs could earn $3.7 trillion in 5G-enabled consumer revenues by 2030

Ericsson to help set up 5G, IoT innovation centre in Oman

Oman aims to diversify the country’s economy away from hydrocarbons

Ericsson boosts 5G expertise in Saudi Arabia

Fresh Graduates Programme employs 100 youth in the kingdom

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Apple launches iPhone 12 line with 5G speeds, new screens

The new iPhones support 5G, a new wireless standard that can transmit data as much as 10 times faster than the current 4G LTE technology

Ericsson R&D hub in Egypt ships first locally-developed AI software

Cognitive software reduces complexity in network operations

Why gamers will love the new OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G

Gamers are a demanding lot – but then the OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G is one formidable smartphone