Etisalat today announced that it enabled at least one million students in the UAE to access distance learning websites and platforms using its advanced network, with more than 10 million mobile subscribers enjoying free browsing to over 800 websites related to education, health and safety.
The UK government has agreed measures with telecoms operators to protect and support vulnerable customers during the Covid-19 crisis.
As part of its initiatives aimed at supporting the efforts exerted by various government organisations to overcome the challenges resulting from the outbreak of Coronavirus, Omantel has announced a new partnership with the Ministry of Education to introduce G Suite for Education to all schools in the Sultanate.
Ken Hu, Deputy Chairman at Huawei Technologies.
As part of stc’s partnership with the Ministry of Health which is aimed at increasing prevention from the coronavirus and limiting its spread, stc has doubled the operational efficiency and awareness outreach of 22 of its healthcare centres across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
stc have announced that more than 1.6 billion ‘awareness’ messages have been transmitted during the last 44 days, in 10 different languages. stc believe it is their social responsibility to spread accurate information on COVID-19.
Thuraya, the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) subsidiary of the UAE-based global satellite company, Yahsat, has welcomed the launch of the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) announced by the United Nations Secretary-General on March 25.
Coronavirus has had a significant impact on the international travel industry and it is projected to cost network operators over $25 billion in lost revenue during the next 9 months due to losses in roaming revenue.
Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei has acknowledged the company's sales are suffering due to the spread of the coronavirus. However, in an interview he said the company had resumed production in China and was spending heavily on R&D to ensure it maintains its technological lead.
Batelco has announced the introduction of same-day home delivery service to support the community during the current period of shop closures and people staying at home.