Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc has announced that in order to ensure the health and safety of both customers and employees, the company has activated its precautionary measures as part of its business continuity plan to maintain and assure key operations and customer support channels.
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) represented by the Internet Services Unit launched an initiative to increase the capacity of connectivity service between universities and academic bodies to more than 12 GB free of charge. This comes as part of the strategic partnership between the ITC and KACST and in accordance with the directives of CITC.
Keeping in line with the government directives to encourage citizens to stay at home and be safe in the current scenario, Etisalat’s bundle of initiatives for consumers and businesses will make it easier to study, work, entertain and remain connected with family and friends from the comfort of their homes.
stc announced that its network is currently witnessing a growth in traffic for education and health platforms that have been made available for free. The demand growth rate for distance education has reached 1000%, while it reached 177% for health platforms. Furthermore, the growth rate for remote work for various sectors has reached more than 567%, not to mention the 70% surge in requests to download different applications for these purposes and others. stc has managed to accommodate this surge in demand without affecting the level of service provided to customers.
Like all companies, Sofrecom is adapting to the measures taken in the context of the coronavirus pandemic so that the activities may continue in complete serenity. All its teams remain fully mobilized to keep on delivering the services it offers to customers.
Batelco has always been an integral part of the community and takes pride in supporting national initiatives, namely the government’s efforts during this difficult time through enabling free unlimited usage for all fixed internet users.
Dubai Mall retailers have been offered an e-commerce solution in an effort to support the retail industry amid COVID-19 and its impact on businesses.
The world just celebrated the International Women’s day less than two weeks ago, and in the very context of the coronavirus outbreak, there are many talks about women’s roles in the pandemic.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has issued guidelines for countries to develop emergency plans to maintain access to telecom networks and services during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The U.S. telecoms regulator has announced that major internet providers - including AT&T and Verizon - agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus.