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Vodafone selects VMware to support network transformation

Shekar Ayyar, executive vice president and general manager, Telco Group at VMware

Operator to get open platform for new service development, with a 5G supporting architecture

Zain Kuwait achieves over 70 Gbps speeds in 5G trial

The speed achieved is one of the highest throughput speeds ever achieved in the region.

5G to be key in becoming a digital lifestyle operator, CEO says

Huawei calls for evolution of carrier networks in the direction of cloud

Huawei Connect emphasises cloud-and-network synergy as key to growth for carriers

Ericsson revamps its small cell portfolio

Scalable small cell models to prepare for requirements of 5G and the IoT

Zain Iraq takes the NFV route ahead with Ericsson

(L-R) Ali Al-Zahid, CEO, Zain Iraq;Rafiah Ibrahim, president of Ericsson Middle East and Africa

Operator to deploy Ericsson's virtual Evolved Packet Core to upgrade existing network

Ericsson conducts Hong Kong's first live LAA field trial

Adoption of LAA technology continues to be on the rise worldwide Google Plus
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UAE unaffected by latest global cyberattacks
Business UAE unaffected by latest global cyberattacks

Petya is similar to the WannaCry ransomware that swept the world last month

Building the Telco of the Future – a 2020 Vision
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Source: Gartner (September 2017)
CommsMEA staff writer Gartner's new hype cycle brings to light the paradox around cloud security

Tokenisation, high-assurance hypervisors and application security as a service move up to the plateau

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A.T. Kearney research develops the concept assessing limitations and demands of the market

New customer journeys now must include “positive surprises” at all touch points.
CommsMEA staff writer Telcos in the region need a complete makeover, new report says

Capex optimisation to stay a priority during the next five years



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