Telecom Review launched at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which was held on March 29th in Beirut, Lebanon, a special edition on 5G cyber threats and solutions that aims to explain more about the relevance of cybersecurity in light of 5G deployment.
Reports and Coverage
Online shopping is not a fad
By Femi Oshiga, vice president of Service Providers for MEA, CommScope
As technology continues to be part of our everyday lives, online shopping is becoming the norm. White Friday, popularly known in the U.S. as Black Friday, draws thousands of people to shop both online and in-stores.
450 ICT leaders from over 20 countries attend the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit
The 12th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit kicked off this morning at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries.
AfricaCom is back in Cape Town with new additions
With 400 exhibitors showcasing technologies and solutions covering everything from 5G, AI, IoT, TV, Fintech and more, AfricaCom kicked off on November 13th in Cape Town, South Africa. The event sheds light on game-changing technologies that are at the forefront of digital transformation that is boosting productivity, unlocking new opportunities and driving efficiencies across all industries and business functions.
Cisco: MEA region to register highest IP traffic growth in the next five years
Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast predicts 4.8 billion Internet users to be connected globally by 2022, out of which 549 million will be living in the Middle East and Africa.
Breaking world records with smarter connectivity
The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was the biggest day ever for the BBC Online with audiences consuming 11.9 petabytes (equivalent to nearly 3 billion photos on a phone with a 12 megapixel camera) of data, peaking at 2.8 terabits per second when people saw their first glimpse of the bride’s dress.
How can high-capacity microwave drive 5G deployment?
With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband. This year’s Ericsson Microwave Outlook report discusses how this demand can be met with advanced microwave technology, spectrum, combination with fiber, and machine intelligence.
South African city hosts ITU Telecom World 2018
ITU Telecom World 2018 officially opened for business on September 10th in Durban, South Africa with a dynamic Opening Ceremony in the presence of (in order of speaking): H.E. Nomvula Paula Mokonyane, Minister of Communications, South Africa; Acting Premier of KwaZulu Natal, Sihle Zikalala; H.E. Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al Ruwais, Governor, Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Rob Shuter, Group President and CEO, MTN; ITU Secretary General, Houlin Zhao; H.E Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele, Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, South Africa; and South Africa President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, who delivered the keynote address.
There is always good in people!
Meng Wanzhou has kept a diary for years. Below is what she wrote on December 19, 2018:
Last night, a letter from a Japanese citizen went viral on my WeChat Moments, and this letter has really warmed my heart. As the old saying goes, there is always good in people! Before I ran into difficulties, I hadn't known that so many people I don't know personally cared about me.
Trump orders Apple to move its manufacturing back to the US from China
US President Donald Trump has warned US technology behemoth Apple to move its manufacturing operations back to the United States if it wants to avoid high tariffs on Chinese imports.