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NetFoundry™, the leader of Application-Specific Networking, announces its partnership with BalanceOn the specialized Managed Services Provider (MSP) to bring networking that is beyond next generation to the Middle East and Africa region. Their focus on providing game-changing, smart connectivity solutions that is instant, simple, secure, cost-sensitive, and performant for their customers to become cloud-native and digital.
Uganda has deported the Belgian head of South African telecoms giant MTN's local branch, making him the fourth employee to be kicked out of the country this year. Police spokesman Fred Enanga said that MTN Uganda's chief executive Wim Vanhelleputte had been deported on “over national security”. Gordian Kyomukama, currently chief technology officer, had been appointed acting chief executive “to ensure business continuity”.
Africa and the world are on the verge of enhanced technological capabilities and empowerment. Artificial intelligence will transform organizations, societies, and economies fundamentally. That’s what Sebuh Haileleul, Country General Manager of Microsoft East Africa believes.
Telecom Egypt and Orange Data announced the signing of a new agreement on bitstream access services. Orange Data is the first operator to sign this agreement aiming to provide its customers with higher speed internet services. The agreement avails the use of new technologies including fiber to the home (FTTH) and VDSL raising the maximum speed to 100Mbps from 16Mbps previously.
Ericsson has launched its critical communications broadband portfolio for service providers. This will enable service providers to meet the business-critical and mission-critical needs of industries and public safety agencies as digitalization and modernization of land mobile radio communications increases.
The Swedish telecommunications giant, Ericsson, is positioning itself as the partner of choice for operators in their efforts to accelerate the commercial deployment of 5G networks. Ericsson has been a pioneering force in the ICT industry for decades, and has established itself as a global brand visible in almost every major market worldwide.
US enterprise MATRIXX Software is addressing the technology requirements of operators on a global scale - and has become a key enabler for service providers that are seeking digital transformation in an effort to enhance its operational efficiency and create new business revenues and models.
Recognized as leading T-ESCO globally, IPT Powertech Group is one the few global players to offer the largest portfolio of hybrid solutions, said the company’s CEO Nabil Z. Haddad in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review.