At Mobile World Congress 2019, Saudi Telecom Company (STC) signed the “Aspiration Project” contract with Huawei, which contains wireless network modernization and 5G network construction. This contract aims at driving Saudi ICT industry development and ultimately supporting the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision and the National Transformation Program 2020.

Read more: STC and Huawei announce the “Aspiration Project” at MWC 2019

STC participates in the Mobile World Congress 2019, which will be held from Monday, February 25th to Thursday February 28th, in Barcelona, Spain, with an integrated exhibition about the services related to the fifth generation, such as the drones aircraft as well as the digital services and solutions in different domains such as IoT, AI and Cybersecurity. It is also participating in a special exhibition through "This is Saudi Arabia" platform, which is mainly concerned with the rediscovery of Saudi Arabia through a new perspective, highlighting tourist sites and national heritage in an innovative technical manner.

Read more: STC at MWC 2019: Reviewing advanced technologies and signing international agreements

UAE-based telco du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), along with Nokia, Affirmed Networks and MediaTek today announced the launch of next generation Narrow Band-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network in the United Arab Emirates based on the latest 3GPP Release 14 standard.

Read more: EITC launches new NB-IoT network with trio of partners

touch, the leading mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, announced its partnership renewal with Bassma Association after the outstanding success of the Night School Program,in which 95% of students passed their 2017/2018 academic year.

Read more: touch transforms lives through partnership with local NGO

Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT, announced that the Alfa Sports app, the exclusive broadcaster of the Alfa Basketball and Volleyball Championships as well as other sports activities, is now available on the Cablevision network following an agreement signed between Alfa CEO and Chairman, Marwan Hayek and Cablevision’s CEO, Samar Khalil.

Read more: Alfa Sports has now its own channel on leading TV network

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) published its financial results for 2018 and proposed a total annual dividend of 35 fils per share amounting to AED 1,586 million, of which 22 fils per share is the final dividend payment for the year, subject to approval at the Annual General Meeting. 13 fils per share was awarded as an interim dividend in October 2018.

Read more: EITC announces financial results in parallel with activation of CEO succession plan

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), showcased how the company is leading the progress of the UAE’s digital transformation at Abu Dhabi Municipality Innovation Week 2019, displaying its innovative suite of ICT solutions held in the UAE’s capital.

Read more: EITC unveils its smart city solutions portfolio at Abu Dhabi event

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