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HUAWEI 5.5G

5.5G to usher in a new era of AI-powered intelligence in the Middle East

The introduction of 5.5G represents a significant leap forward in mobile communications technology, and brings with it limitless opportunities, for the future

RED SEA GLOBAL - STC GROUP

stc Group inks strategic partnership with Red Sea Global

The agreement aims to facilitate digital transformation and empower tourist destinations along the Red Sea coast

Red Sea Global 5G network (Source: Sourced from Red Sea Global Media Centre)

World’s first zero-carbon 5G network unveiled at Six Senses Southern Dunes

It will be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy from over 760,000 solar panels that Red Sea Global has built to power The Red Sea destination

Breaking barriers

Breaking barriers: Enabling innovation with global communications

The advancements in mobile communications, broadband and the internet, has transformed our lives and opened up new possibilities that were once unimaginable

Ericsson Ooredoo

Ericsson, Ooredoo extend partnership to advance 5G connectivity in Qatar

As part of the five-year contract, Ericsson will also provide support and maintenance services

Broadcom

Apple signs multibillion-dollar deal with Broadcom for 5G components

The components will be designed and built in several US manufacturing hubs including Fort Collins, Colorado, where Broadcom has a major facility

Aramco

Aramco, Samsung sign MoU, will leverage 5G tech

The non-binding MoU aims to contribute to the digital transformation of various industrial sectors in Saudi Arabia

5G

How 5G is transforming business operations

The 5G connectivity is estimated to account for 25 per cent of all mobile connections by 2025

Telcom

Telecom industry’s value creation blueprint for the future

Telcos are already speeding the digitisation journey with new products and solutions developed on their own or through public-private partnerships

Mobily

Saudi telecom operator Mobily successfully integrates 5G frequencies with Nokia

The fastest download speed in the Middle East was accomplished after trying to merge three frequencies within the mid-range spectral range

Sinotrans

UAE telecom du signs MoU with Huawei and Sinotrans at Gitex Global

Huawei and du will deliver the 5G campus network solution to Sinotrans

Ericsson

Ericsson to display latest technologies and 5G use cases at Gitex Global

Through various demos and speakers on stage, Ericsson is set to emphasise on how limitless connectivity will open opportunities for a sustainable future

Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani

Asia’s richest men prep for battle as Adani enters Ambani’s turf

Gautam Adani had overtaken Mukesh Ambani as Asia’s richest man a few months earlier

Gitex Global

Huawei meets DWTC director general to discuss expanded Gitex Global partnership

The 42nd edition of Gitex Global will gather technology leaders from across the world to discuss, debate, showcase new products, and identify future opportunities

5G Voice

5G voice users to reach 2.5 billion globally by 2026 – research

Despite the growth of voice-over-5G, the report forecasts operator-billed voice revenue will decline by 16 per cent over the next four years

Huawei’s R&D investment soars to $22.4bn in 2021

The company’s total revenue in 2021 reached $99.9bn, and generated a net profit of $17.8bn

Etisalat Misr selects Ericsson to upgrade its business support systems in Egypt

The business support systems is a critical foundation for Etisalat Misr’s digital transformation programme

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Mobile World Congress 2022: OPPO showcases Find X5 Series and next-gen flash charge technology

The 240W SuperVOOC can charge a 4,500mAh battery to 100 per cent in about nine minutes

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Microsoft targets 5G wireless networks to make its cloud faster

Microsoft is updating its Azure for operators products and strategy on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Secure networks, 5G rollout, digital power and more – elements of a tech-driven tomorrow

In a chat with Shunli Wang, VP of Huawei Middle East, we discuss how the company plans to create new business and social value for the region in 2022 while enabling more people to benefit from technological progress

Ivan Wu, CEO of OPPO GCC, on why the Reno6 Z 5G is built for Gen Z

Reno6 Z 5G users can expect swift internet speeds, agile performance and fast charging alongside the photography and videography features

Here are the foundational elements of Middle East’s digital economy

As core infrastructure like 5G grows across the region, optimising ICT infrastructure with a focus on sustainability is critical to building a flourishing digital economy, says Steven Yi, president, Huawei Middle East

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

Google cloud

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

Xiaomi

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