IN THE SPOTLIGHT
In response to huge demand, Ooredoo has extended its introductory offer on Ooredoo TV Go, its latest and most exciting digital innovation. Now until the 30 April, customers can enjoy free unlimited access to live TV channels and video on demand for the first month when they download and sign up on the Ooredoo TV Go app. In partnership with STARZ Play, Ooredoo TV Go will provide video on-demand access 24/7 to over 6,000 hours of the biggest and best blockbusters. All this incredible world of entertainment is available in High Definition on iOS and Android compatible devices anywhere in Oman at any time, thanks to Ooredoo's state-of-the-art nationwide mobile data network.
It's 2017 and around the world, companies and industries are making steps towards sustainable, socially responsible solutions and practices. Gone are the days of advanced technologies being reserved for the world's most privileged patrons; now, as humanitarian and environmental movements continue to gain global attention, the companies that create and provide these technologies are realigning their sights. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a top priority for organizations everywhere - and in the ICT industry, it has proven to be especially important.
Under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Jamal Jarrah, Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications, the Lebanese operator Alfa, managed by Orascom Telecom, inaugurated its new one of a kind Alfa Flagship Store in Lebanon, at Alfa's headquarters at Parallel Towers in Dekwaneh.
E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, signed a strategic partnership with MBC Group to obtain exclusive rights to distribute MBC channels in the UAE.
Elisa, a leading telecommunication, information communication technology (ICT) and online service company in Finland, successfully completed a field trial of Nokia's XGS-PON technology, achieving the country's fastest broadband speeds. With 10Gbps symmetrical (downstream and upstream) capabilities, the use of XGS-PON will allow Elisa to cost-effectively deliver ultra-broadband access needed for new high-speed, high-quality residential and business services.
Kathrein, a leading international specialist for reliable, high-quality communication technologies, is "actively engaged in 5G discussions" in the Middle East, says CEO and managing director of the Middle East, Ayman Raba, speaking to Telecom Review. Mr. Raba shared fascinating insights about Kathrein's role in the Middle East, its vision in core connectivity areas such as 5G and IoT, and touched on Kathrein's 5G antenna solutions introduced at Mobile World Congress this year.
Yahsat's third satellite, Al Yah 3, is "all go for 2017" said Chief Commercial Officer Farhad Khan speaking to Telecom Review on the sidelines of CABSAT satellite expo in Dubai. The UAE-based satellite operator is gearing up for the launch of the Ka-band satellite later this year, and CABSAT was the perfect venue for Yahsat to share its progress and reflect on a tough 2016 for the industry.
SkyStream a leading systems integrator and services provider have revealed that they've created a solution with partners on solving some of the major security and privacy issues presented by the emergence of drone technology. In addition to this, SkyStream is a systems integrator that remains focused on providing solutions and services for its three key verticals which are - Marine, Military and Oil & Gas.