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.

Read more: Zain KSA ropes in Infovista to fast-track deployment of its second phase of 5G Network

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.

Read more: Du, Etisalat finalise agreement with Emaar to provide key telecom services in UAE

Etisalat, du mobile network users can now get relief from getting unsolicited promotional or advertising messages on their phones as UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has rolled out a service to block such messages.
Read more: TRA announces advertising blocking service for Etisalat, du users in UAE

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.

Read more: CITC penalizes Saudi telecom operators with $10.67m as fines

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.

Read more: Etisalat builds region’s first open and autonomous 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.

Read more: Telecom Egypt signs agreement with the Ministry of Social Solidarity for telecom services

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