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September 22, 2022
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At Broadband Commission’s Fall Meeting, parallel to UN General Assembly, SAMENA Council reiterates need for innovatively unlocking access to diversified capital to fill broadband connectivity gaps around the world
SAMENA Telecommunications Council’s CEO, Bocar BA, as Commissioner to the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, during the Commission’s Annual Fall Meeting, held on 18 September 2022 in New York, emphasized on the importance of broadening the base of contributors for broadband infrastructure financing and funding, echoing the tenor of many discussions taking place around the world to unlock new capital and innovatively fill digital connectivity gaps through new partnerships...
Member News
•  AT&T to release 3Q22 earnings on October 20
Member Logo AT&T will release its third-quarter 2022 results before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Thursday, October 20, 2022...
•  Tech Mahindra launches end-to-end ESG offerings to accelerate sustainable transformation of enterprises globally
Member Logo Through these offerings, Tech Mahindra will enable businesses to configure, launch, analyze, manage sustainability targets, and help them achieve ESG goals...
•  Huawei launches innovative solutions to find the right technology for the right scenario
Member Logo On the second day of HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 Bangkok, Huawei launched a range of innovative infrastructure solutions to drive industry digitalization by finding the right technology for the right scenario...
Recent Developments
•  Tech Mahindra launches YANTR.AI to enhance & simplify field services
•  Broadband Commission highlights role of digital technology in globe’s future - Commissioners address pandemic-driven realities and review next steps for meaningful universal connectivity
•  e& expands partnership with MoneyGram, enabling 160 million consumers to send and receive money globally
•  HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 begins global tour in Bangkok – "Unleash Digital"
Policy and Regulation
ComReg publishes final draft regulations for short-term spectrum licensing framework
ComReg has published its response to a consultation on its plans for a short-term licensing framework relating to spectrum rights in the 700MHz and 2100MHz bands, while also setting out its final decision and draft...
DRC President pushes universal access with unused USF
President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo has ordered the implementation of the country’s universal service fund (USF) within a reasonable timeframe...
North Africa
Huawei Egypt celebrates graduation of Seeds for the Future 8th Edition students
Huawei Technologies, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, celebrated the graduation of the students participating in the 8th edition of its pioneering...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
Chunghwa Telecom announces 5G Private Network Deployment for DELTA Thailand
Chunghwa Telecom has announced the successful deployment of the 5G Private Network for DELTA Electronics (Thailand) Bangpoo factory (Plant 1) this year...
Content & Immersive Technologies
Paramount sets Pluto TV Canada launch date
The service’s expansion to the country was revealed in June, with Pluto launching in partnership with Corus Entertainment...
D369, an accelerator hub is raising US$1 billion for start-ups in Web3 and metaverse
o provide convenience and make the entire process easy, it will contain six zones — consulting zone, innovation zone, creative zone, design zone, tech zone, and MarCom Zone especially formulated to execute the steps or...
Satellite & Internet
Marlink boosts its smart network solutions for maritime and enterprise customers with Starlink
The global leading managed service provider for business-critical communication networks and digital solutions adds Starlink’s high-speed, low-latency solution to its services...
Djibouti, South Sudan ink fiber interconnection agreement
South Sudan and Djibouti have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) related to fiber-optic interconnection between the two countries...
Middle East
Oracle opens Abu Dhabi centre to spur innovation
US software company Oracle opened a technology collaboration centre in Abu Dhabi that aims to help public and private sector organisations leverage the use of emerging technology to boost their bottom lines...
Es'hailSat expands partnership with QNEXUS
The Qatar Satellite Company (Es'hailSat) has announced the expansion of its partnership with QNEXUS on the Es'hail 1 satellite, which covers the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region at 25.5 degrees east...
South Asia
GP conducts 5G trial in all divisional cities
Grameenphone (GP) conducted a trial run of a 5G network in all divisional cities of Bangladesh, paving the way for taking digital connectivity to the next level...
Ntc begins mobile service in Limi, Humla for the first time
The service launch would now ease off the locals with easy access to cellular connectivity on their phones...
Global Telecom Update
Telenor Norway partners with Infosys to accelerate IT modernization
Through this engagement, Infosys will accelerate Telenor Norway's modernization journey while supporting its 'Beyond Connectivity' strategy...
Orange and Netskope partner on carrier-class connectivity
The enhanced solution is designed to deliver optimal performance with maximized security, meaning enterprises will no longer need to find a compromise between the two...
Matsuko and telco partners within touching distance of first Hologram call service
According to a statement the results have been encouraging and network related impediments to holographic continuity have been resolved, while the colour and texture resolutions have increasingly been realised...
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