Technology

MYCOM OSI to enable futuristic experiences in Tour de France PoC
Closed loop assurance technology to assure and orchestrate dynamic, on-demand 5G network slices for the Tour de France experience of the future.
MTN Nigeria and Huawei complete commerical deployment of RuralStar 2.0
Using low-band NLOS LTE Relay, it allows site deployment locations to change from high towers to low poles with a height of only 12 m, reducing the site infrastructure construction cost by 70%.
Cisco chosen as the Digital Network Partner for Expo 2020
Cisco will provide the secure, intelligent foundation for connectivity through its intent-based networking solution. Expo 2020 will also utilise the Cisco Vision signage solution. With thousands of displays throughout the Expo site, the Cisco Vision deployment will be the largest of its kind in the region.
Viva Bahrain signs up Huawei to upgrade Menatelecom's network
VIVA and Huawei aim to substantially enhance Menatelecom’s customer experience by upgrading all elements of Menatelecom’s network. The project is expected to be completed over a span of six months and will cover core, RAN, transport network and IT infrastructure.
Qualcomm combines AI with computer vision, and camera technology
The Vision Intelligence Platform builds on the best of Qualcomm Snapdragon, together with advanced Qualcomm Technologies’ software to create an IOT platform that allow OEMs to develop the connected, intelligent devices of the future
Ooredoo Oman rolls out IoT network using LoRaWAN technology
Organisations will benefit of this technology’s low power consumption, long range coverage, fast connectivity, and increased security on data and devices.
Mobile ecosystem in West Africa contributes 6.5% of GDP in 2017
54% subscriber penetration is expected in West Africa by 2025. The transition to mobile broadband in West Africa is being driven by the expansion of 3G and 4G networks, lower data tariffs and the increasing affordability of smartphones.
Vodacom Business Nigeria teams up with Intelsat to expand broadband connectivity in West Africa
Intelsat 35e will enable Vodacom Business Nigeria to further enhance the services being offered to its existing customers in Nigeria; expand its offerings in the enterprise and Internet of Things sectors as well as extend broadband connectivity in Nigeria.
Can AI give wings to the MVNO business model?
In the MVNO business, an ordinary performance is not enough to succeed. It requires speed, lean operation and efficient monetisation capabilities.