Huawei released its 2017 Sustainability Report demonstrating the initiatives undertaken in the year across four areas: Bridging the Digital Divide; Supporting Network Stability and Security and Protecting Privacy; Promoting Environmental Protection; and Building a Healthy Ecosystem. Over the past year, Huawei has actively benchmarked its operations against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to achieve its strategic goals in sustainability.
A test of ‘All Business Connected@LTE’ technologies, including 4T4R, Carrier Aggregation, and 256QAM, jointly performed by Tunisie Telecom and Huawei saw a single user peak throughput of 706.14 Mbps achieved on a commercial network - a record-breaking high for Tunisia. This outstanding performance reinforces Tunisie Telecom's resolution to build a large-scale 4T4R network with Huawei in 2018 to deliver an optimal LTE experience for all of their subscribers, as well as create the fastest network in the country.
Ericsson Media Solutions will be rebranded as MediaKind in an attempt for Ericsson to revamp the unit. MediaKind is “designed to embody the concept that media should inspire and unite humankind”, said Ericsson Media Solutions, and will have Angel Ruiz as CEO in addition to a new management team of 11 executives.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated announced that the industry’s newest Wi-Fi security protections will, moving forward, be applied across the company’s portfolio of mobile and networking infrastructure products.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced three new additions to the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600 and 400 tiers – the Snapdragon 632, 439 and 429 mobile platforms.
Ten years ago, in April 2008, renowned San Diego-based chipset maker Qualcomm Incorporated announced its expansion into the Middle East and Africa. The ambitious city of Dubai was chosen as Qualcomm’s regional hub, where an office was opened in Dubai Internet City (DIC) Free Trade Zone to serve the company’s business interests. Ten years on, Telecom Review reflects on Qualcomm’s role in influencing new technologies in the region.
Ericsson announced the appointment of Nora Wahby as Head of Ericsson West Africa, effective June 1st, 2018. Wahby will oversee Ericsson’s business within this geography, holding responsibility for Key Accounts in West Africa and attending to common function resources used to gain efficiencies.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, and Colt Technology Services have further progressed their blockchain Proof of Concept (PoC). Additional members of the ITW Global Leaders' Forum (GLF) are also getting involved in the initiative.
Nokia announced it has closed the sale of its Digital Health business to Eric Carreel, co-founder and former chairman of Withings.
The Arab ICT Organization is pleased to announce the membership of Huawei among its associate members. The official signature of the adhesion was celebrated on the occasion of the 14th edition of AICTO General Assembly held in Tunis, on the 12th of April 2018.