The 14th Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), hosted by Huawei, supported by industry partners GSMA, GTI, and SAMENA Telecommunications Council, redefined traditional boundaries this year by seamlessly blending both virtual and in-person experiences. This unique fusion provided a dynamic platform for stakeholders in the mobile and related vertical ecosystems to delve into the intricacies of 5G business success, nurture ecosystem maturity, and expedite the commercialization of 5.5G technologies.

Read more: MBBF 2023: Connecting the World with 5G And Beyond

Huawei and The World Broadband Association (WBBA) held the Broadband Africa Forum 2023 in Dubai. The event brought together government organizations, telecom regulators, industry organizations, carriers, think tanks and analysts to have in-depth discussions on an array of topics, such as "broadband industry trends, global best practices, and solution innovations". 

Read more: Africa Broadband Outlook 2023: Boosting Digital Africa

Huawei's annual Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) kicked off in Dubai today. The event began with a livestreamed discussion between Huawei's Rotating Chairman Ken Hu, and the Director General of GSMA, Mats Granryd, about the current state of 5G development and future projections.
“Technology is changing so fast, and new demands are evolving every day,” said Hu. “So our networks need to keep evolving too. Our industry as a whole needs to get ready for the future and maximize the value of investments in 5G – and that’s why we’re working so hard on 5G-Advanced.”

Read more: Embracing industry opportunities to maximize 5G business value

The anticipation is building as we prepare to unveil the 17th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders' Summit, a dynamic convergence of visionaries, thought leaders and tech pioneers. This summit looks to set the stage for the next era of telecom, where innovation, leadership and cutting-edge technology assume the leading roles.

Read more: The Summit You've Been Waiting For: Telecom Review Leaders' Summit Countdown Begins!

During the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2023, Zain KSA signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei, reflecting a significant milestone in the field of green technology collaboration. This agreement solidifies the collaboration between Zain KSA and Huawei as they work together to drive the widespread adoption of green technology within Zain's operational framework, networks and facilities.

Read more: Zain KSA and Huawei Forge a Strategic Alliance for Green Technology Advancement

Africa Embraces the Digital Revolution

In today's landscape, the digital economy stands as a paramount force propelling growth in the world's leading economies. Its influence extends to the reconfiguration of global resources, a restructuring of the economic framework, and a shift in global competitiveness. Projections from industry experts paint a vivid picture, forecasting the digital economy's value to soar to an astounding 23.6 trillion dollars by 2025.

Read more: Seizing Opportunities to Build Digital Africa

At the Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) 2023, Huawei's Yang Chaobin, a Board Member and President overseeing ICT Products and Solutions, introduced LampSite X, an innovative 5G indoor digital solution set to usher in a new era of indoor connectivity and intelligence.

Read more: Huawei Unveils LampSite X to Revolutionize Indoor Digital Experience

The Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2023 witnessed a groundbreaking moment in the telecom industry as Zain KSA and Huawei joined hands to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Telecom Review had the opportunity to participate in the signing ceremony and witness a significant step in the collaborative efforts towards green technology.

Read more: Zain KSA and Huawei Forge Green Technology Partnership at Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2023

During the 2023 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF 2023), Huawei's President of Wireless Solution, Cao Ming, introduced the inaugural comprehensive suite of solutions for 5.5G in the industry. Cao emphasized the timeliness of 5.5G in facilitating new experiences, connections, and services. 

Read more: Huawei Introduces Comprehensive 5.5G Solutions for Making 5.5G a Reality

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