Smart Mobility MENA

Telcos and urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem

Urban air mobility (UAM) will soon be a reality in many modern cities across the world. Pioneers of electric vertical and take-off landing (eVTOL) aircraft say that the 2020s will be the decade when the much-hyped urban air mobility revolution will happen. According to recent market research, between 2023 and 2035, the global market for urban air mobility is projected to grow at over 26% year on year and reach some $86.8 billion by 2035. Moreover, a Chinese company Ehang recently launched a new eVTOL vertiport and maintenance facility in China’s UAM test city, Guangzhou.

Huawei, Dubai South cater to UAE’s future of transportation and mobility

The new partnership between Huawei and Dubai South entails the adoption of the leading telecom equipment vendor’s innovative digital technologies and solutions to enable intelligent, connected, and sustainable communications infrastructure for transportation, operations, and cybersecurity, among other services.

TDRA reviews role of ICT in enhancing aviation sector

His Excellency Engineer Majed Sultan al-Mesmar, director general of the telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), stressed that countries possessing the most advanced infrastructure in the ICT sector will lead the digital transformation process, and can design their future, as digitization has become a decisive factor in human life for the foreseeable future.

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