During the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2023, Zain KSA signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei, reflecting a significant milestone in the field of green technology collaboration. This agreement solidifies the collaboration between Zain KSA and Huawei as they work together to drive the widespread adoption of green technology within Zain's operational framework, networks and facilities.

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Huawei and GSMA Intelligence held the Africa Mobile Broadband Summit 2023 in Dubai. The event brought together African telecom regulators, industry organizations, carriers, think tanks and industry partners to discuss a wide range of topics, including expanding mobile coverage, increasing 4G uptake, and managing the region's evolution towards 5G.

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At the Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) 2023, Huawei's Yang Chaobin, a Board Member and President overseeing ICT Products and Solutions, introduced LampSite X, an innovative 5G indoor digital solution set to usher in a new era of indoor connectivity and intelligence.

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The adoption of 5G technology in Africa is surging significantly, with a 47-fold increase in subscriptions projected over the next five years. Excluding North Africa, this forecast paints a dynamic picture of the continent's digital transformation. According to the Ericsson Mobility Report for 2023, 5G subscriptions are anticipated to jump from 3 million in December of the previous year to an estimated 140 million by 2028. This remarkable growth, while demonstrating Africa's technological leap forward, conceals a relevant detail: the pace of 5G deployment in North Africa has lagged behind, presenting a unique set of challenges and opportunities in the region's pursuit of cutting-edge connectivity.

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During the 2023 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF 2023), Huawei's President of Wireless Solution, Cao Ming, introduced the inaugural comprehensive suite of solutions for 5.5G in the industry. Cao emphasized the timeliness of 5.5G in facilitating new experiences, connections, and services. 

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This business use case showcases how B-yond deployed their innovative solution, "Continuous Assurance" (CA), to transform the Security Operations Center (SOC) operations of Ooredoo Qatar. CA utilizes advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to monitor Ooredoo's network health and customer experience in real-time. The solution's unique capabilities include early anomaly detection, root cause analysis and identification of impacted customers, resulting in quicker incident response times and improved troubleshooting.

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At the 2023 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), the global tech company Huawei, in collaboration with du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), unveiled the ground-breaking world’s first 5G Advanced (5G-A) demonstration villa, an archetype for the future smart home living powered by a staggering10Gbps networks.

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Across Africa, young innovators are spearheading local solutions to pressing issues, directly contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Recent showcases at the SDG Digital event in New York, organized by ITU and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), highlighted how digital technologies are propelling progress towards these global goals.

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In a groundbreaking development, the global robotics technology market is on the precipice of an unprecedented surge. The robotics sector in Africa is experiencing a strong expansion, with a projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.46% between 2020 and 2025. This swift rise is propelled by a multitude of factors contributing to the continent's growing reliance on this transformative technology.

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