The AI Act has been officially published in the Official Journal of the European Union, marking the beginning of a regulatory framework. AI

The new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act in the European Union heralds a comprehensive regulatory framework for AI development and usage, with major provisions taking effect by August 2024. Central to VoIP technology, the Act categorizes AI systems by risk levels, implementing stringent regulations for high-risk categories, ensuring security and transparency in AI-driven communications.

Telecom News | Week #28: Report on AI's impact, Next DPL survey on SaaS use, Sheffield 6G facility launch, Anatel 5G licenses. News Roundup

ARG’s AI-Enabled Communications Market Insights & Decision Guide, reveals that businesses expect AI to impact their roles. A survey by Next DLP found that 73% of security professionals used unauthorized SaaS apps. The University of Sheffield’s National 6G Radio Systems Facility aims to establish the U.K. as a leader in 6G technology. Brazil’s telecom regulator Anatel has issued 66 licenses for private 5G networks.

The Spanish telecom group MasOrange announced that the deployment of its 5G Standalone network at the Port of Barcelona is now operational. 5G

MasOrange has launched its 5G Standalone (SA) network at the Port of Barcelona, revolutionizing mobility services. This innovative 5G deployment promises ultra-low latency, enabling precise operations and extensive real-time tracking. With a 3.6 million euro investment, the network enhances connectivity, benefiting port operations, security, and surveillance through comprehensive 5G coverage.

Ericsson has extended its research and development partnership with KAUST in Saudi Arabia for an additional two years. 5G

Ericsson and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) have extended their research partnership for two more years, focusing on cutting-edge telecommunications technologies like 5G, 6G, and on-chip reflective intelligent surfaces. This collaboration promises to drive innovations and enhance the future of global connectivity, aligning with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.