The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has witnessed the ceremony of signing a cooperation protocol between the National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), affiliated to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and Huawei Technologies- Egypt, to train 100 fresh graduate engineers on the latest ICT technologies, related to the Fourth Generation (4G) technologies and Long Term Evolution (LTE), which is one of the latest standards of wireless communication in the world. Graduates are to be granted accredited certification from the international company Huawei.

Read more: Huawei offers technical assistance to the youth in Egypt

To support the accelerated build out of 5G in the United States, European telecommunications vendor Ericsson will increase its investment in the market. This series of strategic initiatives will allow Ericsson to operate even closer to its customers, meeting the growing demand for 5G globally and in the region.

Read more: European vendor increases US investment in bid to support 5G deployments

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced that its upcoming flagship mobile platform will feature a system-on-chip (SoC) built on the 7nm process node. The 7nm SoC can be paired with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem, which is expected to be the first 5G-capable mobile platform for premium tier smartphones and other mobile devices.

Read more: Qualcomm begins sampling of its revolutionary flagship mobile platform

Huawei and Tunisia have agreed to strengthen cooperation on digital development in country’s key economic sectors, including: transportation, education, smart city and energy. Huawei’s President for the Middle East and Africa, Yi Xiang, met with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to exchange views on how best to promote digital transformation of Tunisian industry.

Read more: Huawei reaffirms commitment to promoting Tunisia’s digitalization development

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.

Read more: Huawei identifies ICT technologies as a key enabler of global sustainable development