du was honored and excited to accept the awards for Best Smart City Initiative and Best Cloud Provider at this year’s Telecom Review Summit. du was chosen by an independent panel of 15 experience industry veterans to receive the Best Smart City Initiative Award at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards ceremony. Osman Sultan, du’s chief executive officer accepted the awards in front of his executive management team and other ICT luminaries in attendance.

Read more: du wins Telecom Review's 2016 Best Smart City Initiative and Best Cloud Provider Awards

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has successfully carried out a unique experiment, leading towards the successful deployment of the much anticipated Fifth Generation Mobile Services. This test sets a new record in the speed of mobile data services, which, no doubt, will lead to a new revolution in mobile network applications and services.

Read more: For the first time in the MENA region, STC announces the successful conduct of a 5G test, reaching...

The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium recently announced the completion of the 20,000-kilometer subsea cable infrastructure developed by a 16-nation consortium on schedule. UAE telecom provider, du, is a stakeholder in the project which is in-line with the UAE National Vision 2021 and the National Agenda of sustainable environment and infrastructure. The UAE is an emerging business hub in the region and investments from du were instrumental in bringing SEA-ME-WE 5 to the UAE.

Read more: du instrumental in award winning collaboration to construct SEA-ME-WE 5 - a subsea fiber system...

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) announced that its Board of Directors had approved the appointment of Eng. Ahmed Abdulsalam Abdulrahman as Mobily Chief Executive Officer and the acceptance of the resignation of Mr. Ahmad Farroukh. The Chairman and Board of Directors offered their sincere thanks and appreciation to Mr. Ahmad Farroukh for all his efforts in stabilizing the company and wished him the very best of luck and every success in future endeavors.

Read more: In line with Mobily's Objectives for Growth Eng. Ahmed Abdulsalam Abdulrahman appointed as Chief...

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