Over the past few years, Huawei has been under fire due to several baseless allegations made by the US government which has caused a ripple effect across the rest of the world and has made the company collateral damage in a trade war between the US and China.
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Following the success of the first virtual panel which tackled the impact of COVID-19 on 5G deployment, Telecom Review is set to hold a virtual panel entitled: Capacity and data traffic: Enabling a seamless experience, on July 21st at 16:00 pm UAE time.
By George Thabit Ayad Thomas, Senior Solutions Manager of HUAWEI CLOUD Africa Region
The COVID-19 pandemic has had such a fundamentally destabilising impact on the planet that it transcends public health concerns. It has triggered social and economic disasters in several countries, paralyzing entire industries, separating families and bringing companies to their knees.
Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, announced an extension of its partnership with Liquid Telecom the leading pan-African telecoms group. The two companies have collaborated for four years to deliver Liquid Telecom’s multi-award-winning very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) service over Intelsat’s high-throughput satellite fleet, providing a robust, secure and reliable communications network to communities, schools and businesses in 20 countries across the continent.
Benya Capital, a leader in ICT infrastructure, technology solutions and digital transformation enablement in Egypt and the region, has launched the platform “Benya Raqmeyal” to accompany businesses in their digital transformation journey.
In order to fulfil its commitment to support Arab countries and all stakeholders in facing the COVID-19 pandemic through digital technologies and highlight their efforts in this matter, the Arab Information and Communication Technologies Organization (AICTO) and the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers organized in partnership with ESCWA the first Arab Webinar entitled “ICT fighting Covid-19: Arab initiatives and success stories”. The webinar allowed all stakeholders in the region to present their experiences and share best practices to confront the coronavirus pandemic.
Telecom Review, the leading global telecoms news platform, held a virtual panel on 21 July, attended by 346 participants, to discuss the latest and most pressing issues in the wholesale and capacity space. Telecom Review mobilized an impressively unique panel with representatives from Etisalat, MTN GlobalConnect, PCCW Global, Tata Communications, SES, Orange and GBI.
By Tamer Farouk, Regional Senior Director, Oracle South Africa and EWA
By Tonny Tugee, MD at SEACOM East Africa
Telecommunications multinational, Angola Cables has recorded a 170% growth in traffic on its IP Network in the first quarter of 2020 when compared to the same period last year.