Sunday , 18 August 2019

Telecommunications

Zain receives M&O Data Center Certification from Uptime Institute

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, received the M&O (Management and Operation) Data Center Certification by Uptime Institute – the IT industry’s most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, build and operation of data centers, making it the first telecom operator in Kuwait and the third in the region to receive this prestigious certification. Zain’s …

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Batelco launches first 5G device in Bahrain

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was tested on Batelco’s 5G network by a professional gamer Batelco, a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, has launched Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, the first 5G network supported device in the kingdom. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was tested on Batelco’s 5G network by a professional gamer who commented on the speed of the device …

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Etisalat to invest $1.08bln for network upgrade in 2019

Etisalat aims to create awareness among all sectors and individuals about 5G and innovations which will drive growth UAE – Three musicians at Etisalat headquarters in Abu Dhabi City perform in real time with three others at another location. The musical collaboration through MusiConnect interface was seen at an event held by Etisalat and Ericsson titled ‘Barcelona Unboxed’ to give …

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Zain first operator to offer 5G technology in Kuwait and GCC

Company succeeds in building integrated 5G network on world-class infrastructure Al Kharafi expresses gratitude to H.H. Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak and H.E. Minister Anas Al Saleh. Al Kharafi values support of CITRA Chairman and CEO Salem Al Othaina in market outlook for telecom sector leadership. Zain active partner of public sector in contributing to the achievement of “New …

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Orange, a key player engaged in the digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East, launches its first “Orange Digital Centre” in Tunisia

Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the “Orange Digital Centre” today in Tunis, a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Attending the launch are Anouar Maarouf, Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy, Abdelkoddous Saadaoui, Tunisian Secretary of State for Youth, Alioune Ndiaye, Chief Executive Officer of Orange Middle East and Africa, Christine Albanel, …

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OPPO Leads the 5G Revolution Through Collaboration With Etisalat for the First 5G Smartphone Test in the Region

Announcement made at 5G MENA Summit aims at bringing the next generation of connectivity experience to consumers As a pioneer in 5G technology, OPPO connected with regional telecom service providers, regulators, and global ICT solution providers to accelerate the commercialization of 5G enabled smartphones at the 5G MENA 2019 summit held in Dubai from April 7-9, 2019. To further its …

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5G is the ‘Future of Connectivity’ and a game changer for the telecom industry, says Etisalat Chief

Etisalat to invest AED 4 billion during 2019 in digital transformation, the mobile and fiber network Etisalat’s pioneering efforts in 5G will pave the way for the ‘Future of Connectivity’ with innovation and digital transformation taking centre stage and leading the company to play a greater role in the digital lives of consumers and enterprises, said Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology …

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Egyptian mobile phone market shows signs of recovery: IDC

While smartphones accounted for 63.8% of the market’s units in 2018, shipments of these devices increased by just 3.4% year on year. Egypt’s mobile phone market saw shipments totaling 14.4 million units in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that shipments were up …

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Innovations drive 5G push into rural networks

The telecom operators in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries face dual challenges of low telecom penetration and lower Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) in the rural areas. According to GSMA Mobile Economy report 2018, the subscriber base in the MENA region is still at just 62 percent while only 36 percent of the population uses the internet. …

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Orange to Launch 3G-Featured Phones in Africa and the Middle East Countries

Orange has just announced its partnership with KaiOS Technologies and UNISOC to market affordable 3G-featured phones in 16 African and the Middle East countries. Those 16 countries are Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Jordan, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Sierra Leone, and Tunisia. The phones are called Sanza …

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