The Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, and incumbent telco STC signed a memorandum of understanding to train 800 …
RIPE NCC, TRA to build IPv6 capacity in Bahrain
The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and the Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently held a training program for telecommunications …
Abraaj Group acquires stake in Tunisie Telecom
Abraaj Group, a private equity firm, has bought a stake in Tunisia’s Société Nationale des Télécommunications (Tunisie Telecom) from Dubai …
du announces VAT charges on products and services
The company has started contacting all of its customers, electronically and personally, to advise them of the introduction of VAT.
Verizon 5G launch due for H2 2018
Ericsson has been selected to provide networking equipment for the commercial Verizon 5G launch, the firms have announced. Verizon 5G …
Saudi women make waves in Kingdom’s telecom space
The participants took up training courses focused on the sales and maintenance of mobile devices, which can help increase employment rate among Saudi women.
Virgin Mobile UAE to offer suggested plan service
Virgin Mobile, the recently launched mobile brand of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced the launch of Recommend, a …
TRA chief touts Arab telecoms union formation
The UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has participated in the 21st session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Communication and …
Ding, Asia Express Exchange to offer mobile top-up services in Oman
Through the partnership, Ding and Asia Express Exchange will Oman’s residents to transfer mobile recharge to their friends and families back home.
5G subscriptions to reach 1 billion by 2023: Ericsson
Ericsson has predicted that there will be 1 billion 5G subscriptions for enhanced mobile broadband by 2023. This prediction is …
UAE telco du inaugurates first business mobile centre
UAE-based telecom service provider du has recently launched its first ‘Business Mobile Centre’ at the Dubai Health Authority.
Etisalat organises digital cloud forum for SMBs
Etisalat and Intel jointly organised the ‘SMB Digital Cloud Conference’ exclusively for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the UAE. …
Etisalat, du launch new legal VoIP service in UAE for monthly fee
The UAE’s two telecommunications providers have both listed VoIP-based app, Botim, as part of their ‘unlimited’ voice and video call service.
Etisalat targets UAE’s SMB sector with ‘non-stop’ data plan
Etisalat serves close to 300,000 SMB customers in the country, working closely with them in their digital transformation journey.