The region’s annual mega tech events – GITEX Technology Week and GITEX Future Stars – are back and will once again define the innovative ways that advanced technologies and the new generation will reshape the world.
The ongoing trade war between the United States and China shows no signs of reaching a resolution as negotiations between the two global economic superpowers remains deadlocked. However, the topic of technology has now temporarily displaced the thorny subject of tariffs as the main currency in the dialogue between officials in Beijing and Washington, with the US, launching an aggressive offensive against major technology players in China.
Apple yesterday signed a deal with China Mobile which could see it offer the iPhone to over 760 million Chinese customers from January.
Apple’s iPhone could be getting a step closer to being officially offered on China’s largest mobile network, after the nation’s government finally issued 4G licenses to operate LTE TDD networks in the country.
Emerging technologies for 4G LTE networks are expected to make rapid advances over the next few years, helping mobile networks keep up with data growth and bringing more users worldwide into the LTE fold.
Chinese communications providers Huawei and China Mobile have successfully deployed 4G coverage on Mount Everest, some 5,200 metres above sea level.