UAE telecom operator du is considering the increase of foreign ownership in its shares. The company will hold a board of directors meeting on January 20 to discuss the proposal.
Zain KSA, one of the leading telecom operators in the Middle East region and a prominent player in Saudi Arabia’s telecom space, is fast-tracking the second phase of deployment of its 5G network using Infovista radio planning portfolio.
UAE telecom operators Du and Etisalat have finalized their master developer agreements (MDA) with Emaar Properties to provide key telecommunications infrastructure, through the Taawun infrastructure deployment initiative for Emaar’s major projects.
The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications in Bahrain has announced that the kingdom achieved full national 5G coverage and two of its three operators are already offering services in the territory.
stc announced appointing Eng. Olayan M. Alwetaid as group CEO effective March 28th 2021, following the resignation of Eng. Nasser al Nasser on November 28 due to personal circumstances.
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) fined more than SR40 million ($10.67 million) fines on a number of Saudi telecom operators such as stc, Etihad Etisalat Co. (Mobily), Mobile Telecommunication Company Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA), and Etihad Jawraa Telecommunications and Information Technology Company (Lebara Mobile KSA) for not complying to the kingdom’s telecommunications law.
Etisalat announced that it is building the region’s first open and autonomous and secured network. Cisco AI/ML automation is used to simplify Etisalat Emirates Internet Exchange (EMIX) operations with a set of innovative use cases aimed at providing an intent-based and closed-loop automation solutions to EMIX network.
Telecom Egypt and the Ministry of Social Solidarity signed an agreement to provide telecommunications services to the Ministry and the beneficiaries of social protection programs, namely the "Takaful and Karama" program. This cooperation comes in line with the Ministry’s endeavor to automate all the services it provides to the enrolled families and individuals across all Egyptian governorates through the implementation of a highly responsive and effective communication mechanism, in line with the envisioned digital transformation strategy of the “Digital Egypt” vision. Such a mechanism will lead to an improvement in data governance, reflect on service quality, and ensure that all requests and complaints are addressed promptly.
Vodafone has obtained the license to establish and operate public telecommunications services in the Sultanate of Oman based on Royal Decree No. 4/2021, making the company the third telecommunications operator in the Sultanate of Oman.