du has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Charitable Organization (ICO) in Ajman. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Dr. Khaled Abdel Wahab Al Khaja, secretary-general of the International Charitable Organization and Adel Al Rais, head of corporate communications & protocol, du.
The Public Investment Fund (PIF) and stc Group (stc) have signed a joint venture (JV) agreement to establish a new company, specializing in the Internet of Things (IoT), subject to satisfying the conditions in the JV agreement and obtaining the relevant approvals from the competent authorities. The company ownership will be 50% PIF and 50% stc and will be headquartered in Riyadh.
Hatem Dowidar, group CEO of e&, commented that the company’s first quarter results are a testament to the effectiveness of beginning a new chapter of its journey as a global tech and investment conglomerate that digitally empowers societies.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has a new campaign to honor its community during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
du and Huawei have signed an MoU to foster development, enhance skillsets, and accelerate efforts to drive talent progression in the UAE through three core development programs. As part of the longstanding partnership with Huawei, du will equip graduate trainees, technology professionals and senior level professionals with key competencies, knowledge, and technical skills required in the business world. Also as part of the agreement, a competitive leadership training will take place in the UK and Germany in partnership with prestigious business schools and Huawei.
Cairo, 1st of April 2022 : Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, announces that EG-IX, the first open access internet exchange in Egypt, is live and available for customers as of today. The new Internet Exchange, powered by AMS-IX, is intended to enhance the digital experience of internet users in Egypt, Africa, and the Middle East.
Zain KSA released its interim financial results for the first quarter of 2022. Showing significant gains in various elements, the operator reported a 98% increase in Q1 2022 net profit compared to the similar quarter of the previous year and has over 190% YoY surge in comprehensive income within the same period.
Etihad Etisalat Co. (Mobily) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Etihad Fintech Co. (Mobily Pay) has been licensed by the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) to conduct payments and e-wallet services, offering comprehensive individual and corporate fintech solutions.
Salam, the leading Saudi company in the ICT sector, signed a partnership agreement with Nokia for the implementation of two projects that would enhance its digital infrastructure in Saudi Arabia.
MTN GlobalConnect has significantly advanced its position as a leader in Pan-African fibre networks and platforms with strong 2021 results. On a mission to expand African connectivity and leading the journey is CEO Frédéric Schepens, who remains compelled and driven to create both social and economic benefits in Africa. Telecom Review Africa has spoken with Fred to dig deeper and capture the story behind MTN GlobalConnect’s performance.