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Vodafone Egypt invests $2.8bln in 21 years

Curtil praised the Egyptian government’s efforts to ease the barriers in the face of investments. Vodafone has invested around EGP 45 billion over 21 years, according to the company’s CEO Alexandre Froment Curtil. Curtil praised the Egyptian government’s efforts to ease the barriers in the face of investments in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, according to a video …

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Etisalat highlights role of 5G in empowering the digital economy at MoE workshop

It is expected that the telecom sector contribution will grow to $4.8 trillion (4.8 per cent of GDP) by 2023. Etisalat highlighted the role of 5G in empowering the digital economy during a workshop held by Ministry of Economy in Abu Dhabi today. Dr Ahmed Bin Ali, Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Etisalat, was speaking at a workshop focused …

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Huawei falls to third spot in GCC smartphone market

The Inaugural Middle East Conference to Feature Notable Business Leaders and Policy Officials from Around the Globe SALT, a top global thought leadership forum, will bring together a diverse and prestigious group of global business leaders, investors and policy experts for its first annual SALT Abu Dhabi conference, which will be held at the Emirates Palace from December 9 to …

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Etisalat Digital and DMCC partner to transform Dubai’s JLT to the first 5G powered smart district

Partnership will see a range of innovation-led initiatives launched across DMCC’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) district Starting this month, smart solutions will be installed across JLT, home to over 16,000 companies and 100,000 people who live, work and visit the area. JLT to become the first smart and sustainable district of its kind in the region, supporting Dubai’s ambition to …

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Zain Saudi Arabia further expands 5G network

Zain KSA’s CTO reiterated the company’s commitment to consolidating Saudi Arabia’s leading position among the countries with the highest ICT investment Zain KSA held a press conference to unveil its 5G network services in Saudi Arabia, which was launched by the company last Oct. 5. The press conference provided media representatives and social media influencers a unique opportunity to experience …

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Samsung Galaxy partners with YouTube to deliver an uninterrupted viewing and listening experience

Samsung users can enjoy up to 4 months of free, uninterrupted, ad-free access to YouTube Premium, including YouTube Music Premium Samsung Galaxy customers have an exciting reason to celebrate – Samsung Gulf Electronics has partnered with YouTube to offer up to four months of free, uninterrupted, ad-free access to YouTube Premium and its new music streaming service, YouTube Music. As …

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Zain KSA deploys Middle East’s largest 5G network

The 5G service will provide prepaid and post-paid customers with high-speed internet connectivity 10 times faster than the current 4G network Zain KSA has deployed 5G commercial services in the kingdom, with 2000 towers covering more than 20 cities. The deployment is the largest 5G network in the region to date and the services will be further expanded to cover …

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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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