Etisalat has announced that it is in the process of upgrading its mobile networks over the next three months as it prepares to meet future requirements for 5G networks, Internet of Things, and other modern technologies.
Etisalat Digital announces partners for Dubai Future Accelerators
Etisalat Digital has shortlisted startups to foster digital innovation and entrepreneurship and to bring new solutions to the market as part of ‘Dubai Future Accelerators Programme.’
UAE residents can now enjoy faster WiFi in every room, on every device
Etisalat has bannounced the launch of the UAE’s first home Wi-Fi designed to deliver super-fast, reliable, and non-stop connectivity when deployed in every room.
Avaya, Intraconsult Telecom to drive digital transformation in Egypt
The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s solutions to key industry verticals in Egypt, enabling them to provide richer communications experiences to their customers and employees.
UAE’s Etisalat plans $2 billion buyback
UAE-based telco Etisalat’s shares climbed after it said that it’s planning to buy back stock valued at as much as $2 billion, according to Bloomberg.
Omantel teams up with Huawei for Smart City initiatives
The launch of the Smart City initiative is in line with the ‘Omantel 3.0’ strategy, which aims to revolutionise smart living and working digital services by enhancing security and improving business efficiencies, as well as revamping end user experiences across the many facets of the community.
Etisalat to connect more IoT devices with eSIM
Etisalat has announced its partnership with Idemia to provide remote SIM provisioning that will allow consumers to store multiple user profiles on a device simultaneously and switch between them remotely.
UAE-based du ties up with Nokia for 5G
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, has announced that it will be working with Nokia to trial 3GPP standardised 5G New Radio non-standalone technology, and subsequently deploy live 5G sites in selected areas in the UAE.
Vodafone sells major stake of Qatari operations
Vodafone has reportedly sold 51 percent stake in its Qatari operations to its existing partner, the Qatar Foundation, for a total sum of $348.2 million (EUR 301 million).
Saudi authority fines ex-Mobily chairman for insider trading
Saudi Arabian authorities has reportedly fined the former chairman of the kingdom’s second-biggest telecom company for insider trading and ordered his investment firm to pay $75 million.
Etisalat named Middle East’s most valuable telecoms brand
Etisalat has been named the Middle East’s most valuable telecoms brand for the first time, after the Abu Dhabi-based operator …
Etisalat heads Middle East’s most valuable brands
Etisalat’s innovative digital transformation and customer experience initiatives have made the telco the most valuable brand in the Middle East, according to a new report.
Badir backs ICT needs of tech startups
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, represented by Badir Program for Technology Incubators, has recently announced a new partnership STC to offer ICT solutions to start-ups incubated by Badir.
Oman’s Ooredoo connects 77,000 homes with ‘super fast’ fibre broadband
Oman-based telecom provider Ooredoo has provided 77,000 homes across the Muscat region with super fast fibre home broadband from the existing fast home broadband.