Middle East and Africa
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Saudi MCIT, Nokia ink deal to set up global software development unit
The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology [MCIT] and Nokia have agreed to launch Nokia R&D unit for developing software in Saudi Arabia. The agreement was signed by H.E Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Haitham Bin Abdul-Rahman Al-Ohali, and Amr K. El Leithy, Head of the Middle East and Africa Market, Nokia, in the presence of H.E Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Abdullah Bin Amer Alswaha and Rajeev Suri, the President and CEO of Nokia as well as a number of officials and dignitaries of both the parties.
Nokia collaborates with two leading universities in Ethiopia to promote digital skills and innovation
Nokia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Addis Ababa Science and Technology University and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology in order to collaborate and provide high-level technical skills to students in line with rapidly changing market needs.
Webinar: Helping MEA CSPs overcome a global crisis
In this webinar Aji Ed, Nokia CTO for Middle East and Africa market, discussed how to help MEA CSPs address new E2E networks requirements, covering automated Services & Operations, #Stayhome Access and Connectivity and the critical need for resilient and scalable transport networks.
News in Middle East and Africa
Middle East and Africa leadership
Amr K. El Leithy
Market Head MEA
Market Unit Head Saudi Arabia
Market Unit Head Middle East
Market Unit Head North and West Africa
Market Unit Head Central, East and West Africa
Market Unit Head Southern Africa and Vodafone
Head of Nokia Enterprise MEA