With a market value of more than 187 billion riyals, stc Group has transformed from a company that merely provides communication and internet services to a digital enabler that is considered the most prominent in the Middle East region. The comprehensive strategy launched by the Group had the superlative role in endorsing digital transformation in the Gulf region as it sought to diversify investment opportunities.

Read more: stc’s Success Story Signifies Regional Development and Expansion

Etisalat UAE, branded etisalat by e&, has partnered with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the capital's financial center, to provide digital solutions and products to all new tenants and startups, accelerating its digital transformation journey and vision to deliver the best-in-class customer experience and become a world-class innovative financial hub.

Read more: etisalat by e& and ADGM to Provide Digital Power for Businesses

e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group) has successfully concluded the fourth cohort of the AI Graduate Programme, which aims to invest in the UAE's future leaders and enables graduates to build their capabilities in emerging technologies and leadership skills to help lead the country's digital future.

Read more: e& Concludes Fourth Cohort of AI Graduate Programme

Etisalat UAE, branded as etisalat by e&, has partnered with Response Plus Holding (RPM), the largest on-site healthcare provider, to provide emergency medical services and occupational health solutions in the country to power its fleet of ambulances with remote diagnosis solutions, and connect patients, ambulance staff and medical experts using the 5G private network for the first time in the UAE.

Read more: etisalat by e& Capitalizes on 5G Network for UAE Healthcare Services

stc, Nokia, and MediaTek announced their successful verification of 4 Component Carrier Aggregation (4CC-CA) in the 5G Standalone (SA) network within the city of Makkah for the first time in the Middle East and Africa. Carrier Aggregation (CA) allows mobile operators to reach higher throughputs by combining different spectrum assets efficiently to enhance the 5G user experience. CA will also allow stc to deliver leading 5G services to its customers and achieve a faster time to market for new 5G use cases.

Read more: stc, Nokia, and Mediatek First to Activate 5G 4 Component Carrier Aggregation (4CC-CA) In MENA

Etisalat UAE, branded as etisalat by e&, announced that it has collaborated with Huawei to complete the trial of 1.2Tbps/channel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This achievement is a major industry milestone in driving down the cost per bit of telecommunications networks. The trial showcased the ability of fiber networks to reach the overall capacity of single fiber transmission up to 96Tbps.

Read more: Completed Industry-Leading 1.2t/channel Testing in DWDM Networks in Collaboration with etisalat by...

Zain Group, a leading ICT service provider in Middle East and Africa and Huawei announce the successful testing of the first AI-In-Network use case: site power saving, an intelligence-based energy-saving solution. The successful launch took place during the recent Zain Group and Huawei ICT Technology Summit 2022, marking Zain Group’s Intelligence-based network transformation and entry into the Autonomous Driving Network (ADN) era. Additionally, the use case fast-tracks Zain Group's ambitious transition to Net Zero by 2050.

Read more: Zain and Huawei AI-In-Network 5G Use Case Epitomizes Energy Efficiency

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced a partnership with Nokia to enhance the skillsets of employees and accelerate efforts to drive talent development in the UAE. As part of the agreement, Nokia will institute training and development programs covering technology competence and knowledge transfer to du employees.

Read more: du and Nokia to Uplift Employees’ Expertise in the Digital Field

e& (formerly known as the Etisalat Group) declared its net zero targets by 2030 during the Group’s participation at the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27), currently taking place in Egypt, aimed at reducing carbon emissions across its operations and accelerating its efforts to contribute to global climate action. 

Read more: e& Accelerates Its Climate Action Efforts in Line With UAE's Net Zero Strategy

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