Within days of its official inauguration, du's second largest Signature Shop was awarded a LEED Platinum certification, scoring 85 out of a possible 110 points to make it the UAE's greenest telecom retail outlet. This is the third du Shop to have achieved LEED Platinum certification, following in the footsteps of the company's Fujairah and Mirdiff City Centre retail outlets.

Read more: du’s retail network goes greener as du store @ Me’aisem City centre is LEED Platinum certified

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has coordinated the implementation of the second phase of the regulation on reducing roaming charges within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the benefit of telecom consumers in Qatar and the rest of GCC member states.

Read more: CRA: Qatari Service Providers Implement 2nd Phase of GCC Wide Reduced Rates

The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in coordination with the RIPE NCC held a meeting with Internet service providers and telecom operators in the country at its headquarters to discuss plans and key issues regarding the deployment of IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6). International efforts are underway to shift from the current IPv4 to the new iteration IPv6 to manage the growth of internet.

Read more: The RIPE NCC, Bahrain TRA and Internet service providers discuss roadmap for IPv6 deployment in...

du hailed for award winning communications campaigns, has appointed Abdulwahed Juma as the Executive Vice President of Brand and Corporate Communications. In today's competitive telecommunications environment, offering a distinct value addition is key for a brand as a differentiating factor. Abdulwahed will bring his sector strength and expertise to address the ever-evolving consumer needs and further elevate du's status as a UAE super brand.

Read more: Abdulwahed Juma joins du to continue du’s transformation in a dynamic telecommunications environment

Chief Technology Officer, Eng. Maziad Alharbi was awarded Operator CTO Of The Year in the "5G MENA Awards 2017" ceremony which was held in Dubai on Monday, 1st, May, 2017 and organized by KNcet365 TMT. The ceremony was attended by many figures and pioneer companies in the field of Telecom & IT sector from the Gulf Region, Middle East and North Africa.

Read more: Eng. Maziad Alharbi awarded “Operator CTO Of The Year”

Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its consolidated financial results for the first quarter (Q1) ending 31 March 2017. Zain served 46.1 million customers at the end of the period, reflecting a 1.4% increase year-on-year (Y-o-Y).

Read more: Zain Group net income increases 3% to reach KD 38 million (USD 125 million) for Q1, 2017

In association with the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA), UAE telecommunication company, du, is paving the way for smart customer service in collaboration with several global start-ups. In today’s real time world, customers have real time expectations, which du is addressing by investing in artificial intelligence collaborations to bring a new, digitalized level of customer service to customers. In line with its association with the DFA, du has signed two Memoranda of Understanding with innovative artificial intelligence companies, Ultimate AI from Finland, and Polish Quantum Lab, to enhance the customer experience using future technologies.

Read more: du collaborates for smarter customer service in association with the Dubai Future Accelerators

Mobily Executive General Manager Security and Privacy, Eng. Abdullah Alomari honored as CISO-100 Information Security Executive by Middle East Security Awards (MESA) in a ceremony held in Dubai on Tuesday 11th, April, 2017, and was attended by renowned information security leaders from organizations and corporations across GCC and the Middle East. Alomari was awarded for his professional contribution, achievements, professional growth, and for applying best innovative security practices in this field.

Read more: Mobily Executive General Manager Security & Privacy honored Middle East Security Award

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