The police on Wednesday, May 29 warned members of the public in Singapore of a new variant of scams involving the takeover of WhatsApp accounts.
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Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communication and Information Technology confirmed that 5G will be deployed for the first time in Egypt in the framework of the Africa Cup of Nations which will be held from 21 June till 19 July. Huawei will cooperate with Telecom Egypt to bring 5G technology experience to Egypt.
In light of Egypt’s preparation of the national strategy for AI, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has received Ambassador of Finland to Egypt Laura Kansikas-Debraise, where they discussed enhancing cooperation in Artificial Intelligence (AI).
US search engine behemoth Google is attempting to address the many economic, political and environmental issues currently affecting Africa by opening a state-of-the-art AI center in Ghana.
On Monday the 13th of May 2019, Whatsapp admitted yet to another breach in their security system: enabling targeting spyware to be installed on phones through voice calls. An Israeli spying firm indeed has been accused of using that security hole in Whatsapp used by 1.5 billion people.
One of the largest leading international service provider in the market is taking the lead to sue a mobile operator in West Africa that belongs to a well-known telecom group. The legal action was a result of an agreement breach from the mobile operator’s side after a long-term successful partnership between both entities.
Ericsson has released a new ConsumerLab report, 5G Consumer Potential, which busts industry myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers and outlines the opportunities available for communications service providers.
Telecom Review launched at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which was held on March 29th in Beirut, Lebanon, a special edition on 5G cyber threats and solutions that aims to explain more about the relevance of cybersecurity in light of 5G deployment.
West Africa’s mobile ecosystem generated more than $50 billion in economic value last year – equivalent to 8.7% of the region’s GDP, according to a new GSMA study. The study finds that rising mobile phone ownership and the ongoing migration to mobile broadband networks and services across the region will see the mobile ecosystem’s economic contribution continue to increase over the coming years, forecast to reach almost $70 billion (9.5 per cent of GDP) by 2023.
The 12th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit kicked off this morning at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries.