Following its successful completion of the 1st 5G trial in Lebanon, Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT, in cooperation with Ericsson, held the first integrated 5G live experience in Lebanon under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Minister of Telecommunications Jamal Jarrah.
Etisalat announced the achievement of a major milestone at Expo 2020 Dubai with the completion of the first phase of construction of two state-of-the-art Points of Presence (PoPs) that will play a critical role as the main interconnection point for the provision of services to the entire Expo 2020 site as well as serve as a communications gateway to the world at the global event.
Nokia and SFR have successfully completed a 5G call, using the 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) system over-the-air on the 3.5GHz frequency band. The test took place at the Nokia 5G Test Network and Competence Center in Paris-Saclay, France.
Orange Business Services has appointed a new CEO effective May 2nd, taking over from Thierry Bonhomme, who becomes special advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Orange before retirement later this year.
Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announced the opening of its Zain Innovation Center (ZINC) in Kuwait. Located within the Zain Head Offices, ZINC Kuwait falls within the company's youth empowerment initiative led by Zain Vice-Chairman and Group CEO, Bader Al-Kharafi. The co-working hub is the first of its kind in Kuwait provided by a corporate entity and aims to bolster youth entrepreneurship and the country's startup ecosystem.
In line with the UAE's smart city vision for a sustainable future, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is collaborating with NXN (Formerly Nexgen), leader in smart cities and next generation technology innovation domains, to bring smart energy management solutions to buildings and facilities across the UAE.
Etisalat staged a Security Conference in Dubai to address the challenges facing Small and Medium Business (SMBs) in securing their business assets with the increasing cyber threats, lack of resources and expertise.
Saudi telecommunications operator Etihad Etisalat Mobily has announced two high-profile appointments in its communications department.
Etisalat Digital concluded its participation as the strategic partner at the inaugural Future Blockchain Summit which brought together over 7,000 chiefs of industry and visionary technologists from around the world to accelerate blockchain application in Dubai and beyond.
Etisalat announced the partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism and Abu Dhabi Airports to offer all visitors arriving at Abu Dhabi the best-in-class service and a unique package that will help meet all their requirements and provide exclusive deals and discounts.