Ibrahim Gedeon, chief technology officer of TELUS, discussed with Telecom Review about their new graduate program that enables future-proofing technology talent pools while nurturing the innovators of the future.
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Telecom Review, the Middle East’s leading ICT media platform, under its parent company Trace Media International, organized a webinar titled ‘IPv6 Enhanced Innovation: Paving the way for digital transformation in the Gulf Region’ on August 3. This was the 2nd event for the IP industry that aimed to provide a fresh perspective into the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.
With the future of eSIM looking very promising, mobile operators supporting eSIM will enhance their role in building the future of the telecommunications world.
Sparkle has enhanced its software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions by adopting a multi-vendor approach. Sparkle’s managed SD-WAN solutions provide hybrid, secure and low-latency connections globally, thanks to its global IP and fiber-optic backbone and worldwide presence as well as direct and secure access to major cloud providers.
By Saikat Mitra, COO - network software, STL
MEF announced several milestones for its MEF 3.0 certifications, fueled by the need for validated services, technologies, and professionals to help enable enterprise digital transformation. More than sixty service providers and technology vendors around the globe now offer MEF 3.0-certified Carrier Ethernet (CE) and SD-WAN solutions.
Telecom Review is hosting a virtual panel, powered by SES, under the theme of “Revolutionizing connectivity through innovation” on September 13 at 3 pm (Dubai time). This panel will give C-level speakers the opportunity to speak about:
From 19 in 2012 to 46 in 2020, the number of African internet exchange points (IXPs) has increased by 58 percent over the past eight years. With more than half of the countries in the region having an IXP, the most developed internet ecosystem is in South Africa with 80 percent of localized traffic, followed by Kenya and Nigeria with 70 percent each.
A Kaspersky research highlights that malware has been widespread across Africa, recording a 5% YoY increase in the region during the first six months. Cybercriminals and hackers continue to focus on African countries considering numerous digital transformation initiatives and a surge in remote working due to the pandemic.
Huawei appoints Terry He as President of Huawei Northern Africa where he will be responsible for coordinating the group's overall operations in the 28 African countries within the region.