Etisalat announced today that it will offer free UAE WiFi by Etisalat – the telco’s high-speed public WiFi across malls, restaurants and …
Digital firm Intigral joins SAMENA Telecommunications Council
Intigral, a digital entertainment and customer engagement solutions provider, has become the latest member to join the organisation, which includes telecom operators, technology providers, digital service providers, and specialist firms.
Saudi Telecom in talks to acquire $3.9bn Turk Telekom stake
The potential deal comes as Oger Telecom, Turk Telekom’s biggest shareholder, faces increasing pressure from creditor banks after missing debt repayments of $290 million in both September and March on a $4.75 billion loan.
Ericsson to modernise Viva Dominicana network
Ericsson has been selected by VIVA Dominicana to deploy Ericsson Revenue Management products, as part of a five-year, full end-to-end …
Omantel completes $846.1 million Zain stake purchase
Omantel has won the bid to acquire 9.84 percent of Zain’s issued share capital, representing a total cash value of …
Virgin Mobile gears up for UAE launch
Virgin Mobile is gearing up for its official launch in the UAE in September, according to reports.
Etisalat launches Xiaomi smartphones
Etisalat has announced the exclusive launch of the latest Xiaomi smartphones to all consumers with flexible smartpay options for as low …
Ericsson may shed 25,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive: report
Svenska Dagbladet said it was not clear whether the planned layoffs included employees within its media operations, which are up for strategic review and seen by analysts as likely to be sold by the group.
Etisalat launches Business Quick Start-Premium for SMBs
Etisalat today announced new upgraded premium plans for it’s Business Quick Start service. The new premium plans offer up to 33 percent …
Mobily signs $653 million deal to develop Saudi network
ETIHAD Etisalat (Mobily) signed an agreement to develop its mobile network in different regions around the Kingdom with three international …
TRA, Creative 971 sign MoU to enhance e-commerce in UAE
According to the agreement, ‘Creative 971’ will enhance and develop the e-commerce sector in the UAE through awareness programmes for start-ups, small and medium businesses.
TRA to gather ISPs for the 75th RIPE meeting in October
The event supports TRA’s efforts to develop its IT infrastructure and place the UAE at the forefront of global smart services.
TRA upgrades Fednet security systems
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has announced the completion the Federal Network (FEDNet) security systems upgrade in a step aimed at …
Telcos are willing to pay more for 5G: Gartner
The survey found that almost half the respondents intend to use 5G to access videos and fixed wireless capabilities. More interestingly, though, the majority of respondents (57 percent) believe that their organisation’s main intention is to use 5G to drive Internet of Things (IoT) communication.