Football fans heading to Russia for the World Cup 2018 have been warned to be on their guard when connecting to local Wi-Fi networks, researchers at Kaspersky Lab warned.
Saudi Arabia Mobily signs new deal to modernise IP networks
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a mobile and data service provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has awarded Nokia a contract to modernise and optimise its IP and optical networks.
Cloud under the sea: Microsoft previews the future of data centres
Microsoft on Wednesday has installed a massive data centre prototype on the seafloor near Scotland’s Orkney Islands.
Zain launches first 5G network in Kuwait
Kuwait telco Zain has launched the first integrated 5G technology on its network, which will provide high-speed communications with high efficiency.
Huawei prepares Bahrain firms for 5G
Huawei has hosted a series of workshops gathering a lineup of industry leaders and experts in Bahrain. Held under the theme, “Empowered by Innovation, 5G is now,” the workshops were organised in partnership with local carriers and regulator.
Saudi Arabia’s Al Khobar becomes first Middle East city to get 5G network
Al Khobar, a city in Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich Eastern Province, became the first city in the Middle East and North Africa to test 5G wireless connectivity after it launched a pilot project last week, according to a recent statement released by the Kingdom’s Ministry of Culture and Information.
Qualcomm, Facebook team up to deliver high-speed Internet
Qualcomm through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies and Facebook announced they are working together to deliver high-speed internet connectivity with Facebook’s Terragraph technology through the development of a multi-node wireless system based on 60GHz technology from Qualcomm Technologies.
Ooredoo Oman to allow users to carry forward unused data
Ooredoo has announced that Home Broadband customers are now able to enjoy fast speeds, data rollover and the ease of being connected straight from the box, with their ‘available everywhere’ service
Kuwait gears up for IPv6 adoption
The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and the Kuwait Communication Information Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (CITRA) recently held a training programme for telecommunications and Internet service providers (ISPs) to educate them on how to work with Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and deploy it on their networks.
5G to evolve and elevate services in numerous sectors, says Etisalat chief
“Today we are witnessing colossal advancements across all technologies with 5G to be a game changer as it aims to bring in evolution that would elevate services, performance and enablement revolutionising verticals like transport, energy, smart cities, security/surveillance and health.”
UAE’s Etisalat launches region’s first commercial 5G network
Etisalat has announced the launch of the first commercial 5G wireless network in the UAE becoming the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to achieve this technological milestone and set a industry benchmark.
Personal devices pose huge security risks to enterprises: study
A recent study revealed that the cybersecurity risk posed to enterprises by personal devices and Internet of Things devices are rising in significance.
IBM, Red Hat expand cloud alliance
IBM and Red Hat have recently expanded their long-standing relationship, which to enable customers benefit from the combined power of both companies’ technologies in private and public clouds.
UAE ranked as global leader in fibre optic networks
UAE has the highest Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) penetration globally, with a coverage of 94.3 percent.