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eSIM in UAE by October end; 5G by Q1 2019

UAE – Two of the most hotly-anticipated technologies of this age are coming to the UAE – and it could quite be sooner than expected. A top official of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company revealed that eSIMs and 5G will be available in the not-so-distant future in the country, adding more spunk to the UAE’s already advanced telecom infrastructure that has …

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Making the case for 5G in region: Which country’s taking the lead?

Did you know that on a 5G network, you can download the latest season of your favorite show in HD in the time it takes to board a plane? When it comes to the next generation of mobile network technology, some telecom executives have become 5G pessimists, having lost their faith in the power of technology to deliver more. A …

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UAE’s Etisalat Q2 profit up on lower capital expenditure, more subscribers

Etisalat made a net profit of AED2.2bln ($599million) in the three months to June 30 By Alexander Cornwell, Reuters News DUBAI- Emirates Telecommunications Group, also known as Etisalat, reported on Tuesday a 12.3 percent rise in second-quarter net profit as it cut capital expenditure and added more subscribers. Etisalat made a net profit of 2.2 billion dirhams ($599 million) in …

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Continent’s leading satellite broadband service to launch across West Africa

Yahsat, the UAE-based global satellite operator, will participate in West Africa Com on the 10th and 11th July 2018, as Gold Sponsors. The event, which unites critical players in the telco value chain, will see Yahsat showcase its flagship broadband service – YahClick – to partners and customers in the region. Yahsat’s participation at the event is part of its …

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Etisalat plans 5G technology in the UAE by year-end: official

The UAE-based telecom company plans to introduce the upgraded 5G technology on mobile phones in late 2019 Etisalat plans to introduce 5G technology that will enhance internet speed and image resolution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the end of this year, senior vice president for mobile network at Etisalat in the UAE, Saeed Al Zarouni, told reporters on …

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Etisalat announces offer for small and medium businesses

Telco offering special data offers for new and existing mobile post-paid customers Etisalat has announced a week-long ‘SMB Festival’ from May 6 to 13, an initiative for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the UAE. The telco is offering special data offers for new and existing mobile post-paid customers in addition to offers from business partners at the ‘Hello Business …

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A ringing success: Saudi spending on telecom services hits $36 billion in 2017

Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day By Nada Al Rifai, ZAWYA The volume of spending on telecommunications and information technology services in Saudi Arabia reached more than 136 billion Saudi riyals ($36 billion) last year, according to official sources. The revenues from telecommunications services …

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A ringing success: Saudi spending on telecom services hits $36 billion in 2017

Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day The volume of spending on telecommunications and information technology services in Saudi Arabia reached more than 136 billion Saudi riyals ($36 billion) last year, according to official sources. The revenues from telecommunications services also amounted to about 70 …

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SA: New dawn to bring hope for Gauteng residents

The world’s second biggest mobile operator has spent several years selling minority stakes Vodafone said on Monday it would sell its stake in Vodafone Qatar to its joint venture partner, the Qatar Foundation, for 301 million euros ($371 million) but keep its red brand present in the country under a future partnership deal. Qatar has faced an embargo from Arab …

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Thuraya launches first Dual-mode, Mobile M2M solution

T2M-DUAL’s robust system and interoperability render it a top-class solution for widespread projects DUBAI: Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of its Thuraya Tracking and Monitoring (T2M) service in conjunction with the launch of its first product release of the year, the T2M-DUAL terminal. A mobile, dual-mode device for superior machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and remote asset tracking and monitoring, …

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