Etisalat announced on March 28 that it is in the process of upgrading its mobile networks over the next three months as it prepares to meet future requirements for 5G networks, Internet of Things (IoT), and other modern technologies.
Etisalat Digital, the business unit of UAE telecom provider Etisalat driving digital transformation, announced the shortlisted scale-ups to foster digital innovation and entrepreneurship and to bring new solutions to the market as part of ‘Dubai Future Accelerators Program’.
South Sudan-based mobile operator Vivacell, owned by Lebanon's Fattouch Investment Group, has had its license suspended effective March 20, 2018, in the African country, for failing to comply with regulations, according to the head of South Sudan's National Communications Authority.
Etisalat held its Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi on March 21, where shareholders backed the Board's recommendation to pay full-year 2017 dividends of 80 fils per share. H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi and H.E. Eissa Abdul Fattah Kazim have been appointed as Chairman and Vice President of Etisalat Group respectively. Al-Suwaidi was first appointed Chairman in 2012.
Digital resilience is key to enabling digital transformation as it empowers organizations, governments and defense authorities to manage security risks at acceptable levels, said senior Etisalat Digital executives at the recently concluded International Exhibition of National Security and Resilience (ISNR) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent company of the du and Virgin Mobile UAE brands, held its Annual General Meeting on March 21, where its shareholders reviewed and discussed the company's annual report and financial statements for the year 2017. The company announced a record dividend payment to its shareholders for 2017 to AED 0.35 per share.
UAE telecom brand du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has continued the #PostWisely movement by kicking off recently an educational road show at one of the leading UAE academic centres, the American University of Sharjah.
Saudi operator Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), in cooperation with Ericsson, is preparing an Internet of Things (IoT) program to be the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that aims to create an interactive platform between university students and staff in order to develop IoT locally and internationally.
Anam, the fastest growing independent SMS Firewall and A2P monetization service provider in the world, announced a substantial new three-year contract with mobile telecom provider Tele2 Russia, involving the overlay of Anam’s Managed A2P SMS Services portfolio on the currently deployed SMS Firewall.
Sparkle, the international service arm of Italy's TIM Group, and Positive Technologies, a global provider of enterprise security solutions, announced the launch of Signalling Protection Suite, a new and full suite of security services for signaling connectivity.