Infrastructure

The complexities of regulating 5G
To build a 5G-based digital economy in the Middle East, the regulatory framework must include all of the stakeholders, from government to telcos, and a range of company verticals.
First Cloud RAN trial in operational LTE network using Orange's own cloud infrastructure platform, trial in live network in Poland with commercial traffic on largest configuration so far, a first of its kind in Europe on operator's own infrastructure
Thinkom phased array aero antennas ready for low-earth orbit satellites
ThinKom’s technology supports multi-constellation, multi-orbit Interoperability
Up and raring to go
Sudatel is competing for a leading position in the digital industry supported by a strategy with great focus on digital excellence and revenue diversification, says Eng. Tarig Hamza Zainelabdin, CEO of Sudatel.
Taking B2B to the next level
As businesses increasingly go digital, there’s a huge opportunity in the market for telcos to monetise the B2B market however, that also necessitates a big makeover for the operators’ way of working.
School of Change
Amr Eid, CEO of GBI on how the company has reinvented its business model, restructured its networks and diversified its portfolio to position itself as a global service provider.
Qualcomm and Facebook to bring high-speed internet connectivity over 60GHz to urban areas
The collaboration with Facebook will bring advanced 11ad and pre-11ay technologies to market, designed to increase broadband penetration
MTN to deploy 4G services in 900MHz band
The operator has deployed Huawei's CloudAIR 2.0 to share spectrum
Terrestrial fibre still mother of all bottlenecks in Africa
Experts at Africa Panel Session at ITW, sponsored by MainOne, said capacity is still limited on the continent
5G in the spotlight
2018 will be remembered as a landmark in the rise of 5G technology, says Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East