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#MWC2018: Ericsson to focus on boosting mobile broadband, 5G and IoT
Despite being the enabler for so many services that consumers love, our research has shown that operators often find themselves being compared to the digital experience they deliver, says Indranil Das, Head of Digital Services at Ericsson Middle East and Africa. The focus for Ericsson at the show will be to showcase how to create value from networks and digital services NOW.
9500 RTA taxis in Dubai to get free WiFi by Ramadan 2018
Blackwire deployed KiFi for 7500 TransAD taxis in Abu Dhabi last year and is partnering with SAPO in Japan to help Tokyo become Olympic Games ready
Special Olympics gets Etisalat on-board as telco partner
More than 20,000 overseas visitors are expected to join tens of thousands of spectators from across the UAE to watch what is likely to be the largest global event ever staged in the UAE capital.
CommScope to showcase all-digital C-RAN antenna at MWC 2018
Era enables operators to deploy a centralised headend that serves multiple buildings, or even to tap capacity from the operator’s existing centralised radio access network (C-RAN) hubs
EMEA lags behind other regions in data and analytics maturity
Despite a lot of attention around advanced forms of analytics, 64 percent of organisations globally still consider enterprise reporting and dashboards their most business-critical applications for data and analytics.
Augmented Intelligence and the future of selling
You need to learn about your customer first before you can sell him something of value to him. Modern CRM programs like Salesforce are now graced with the powerful presence of augmented intelligence. This technology lets your salespersons enjoy a streamlined approach to data gathering, verifying, grouping, and analysis.
Tech Mahindra and VMware team up to accelerate service delivery for CSPs
The companies will deliver a combination of VMware’s NFV platform with Tech Mahindra’s network services aiming at enabling global CSPs to accelerate new service delivery, explore new opportunities and improve IT and business economics.
Omate leverages borderless connectivity for wearable-as-a-service
Model eliminates need for separate agreements with local MNOs in each country
Affirmed Networks opens NFV centre of excellence in UAE
The centre provides operators with proof-of-concepts, best practices and pre-integration testing for the deployment of 4G and 5G virtualised applications, including virtualised packet core, network optimisation, M2M/NB-IoT and ePDG.