STC wins award from OOKLA for mobile network speed

OOKLA, the Global Internet Broadband Speed test company, has awarded STC with the ‘Fastest Mobile Network in KSA’ award. STC achieved a speed score of 29.99 Mbps, with average download speeds of 32.95 Mbps. This is the outcome from millions of tests which are actively initiated by consumers daily across the network to test the […]

A10 Networks gains five major 5G GI-LAN security design wins

A10’s Thunder Converged Firewall meets critical needs of mobile operators for hyperscale, performance and automation in 5G Networks. A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced it  has secured five major 5G network design wins in the second half of 2018 for its A10 Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW) Gi/SGi firewall solution, including three […]

OPPO bolsters commitment to Middle East’s 5G ecosystem

Company sets sights on GCC’s upcoming 5G mobile broadband market, having achieved new milestones while bolstering its R&D investments  OPPO, a global smartphone brand, has reaffirmed its commitment to the region’s 5G ecosystem through substantial new investments and technology trials. The company recently announced it would raise its global R&D investments to around US$ 1.43billion […]

Zain adopts smart technology at launch of new branch in Kuwait

Zain opens new smart branch with innovative touchscreen technology and advanced facial recognition as it continues its journey from traditional branches to digital ones. Zain Kuwait has launched a first-of-its-kind interactive touchscreen in a new high-profile branch. The telecom company, which has the biggest network of branches in Kuwait, is offering its innovative Smart Mall […]

A10 Networks outlines 5G strategy and roadmap to help mobile carriers

A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has outlined its strategy, solutions and roadmap to help mobile carriers future-proof their networks for the coming wave of 5G and the demanding new applications, including enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC) and massive machine type communications (MMTC), it will enable. A10, a […]

Nokia: Protecting telcos from cyberthreats with modern approaches

With telcos possessing valuable assets as well as being the spine of national communications they are under increasing threat from cybercriminals, Nokia offers them a range of solutions to ensure their security. Moiz Baig, Security Solutions at Nokia MEA, discusses with Intelligent CIO in detail how telcos can protect their networks and subscribers from potential […]

Nokia powers optical service on Telecom Egypt’s Delta Backbone Network

Telecom Egypt has adopted Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine (PSE) technology to double backbone capacity on its Delta Region DWDM backbone network. Commercial deployment of the new high-speed service started in June and represents the first 200G long distance, single carrier transmission service in Africa. With growth in demand for mobile video and ultra-broadband services, Telecom […]

Nokia supports Alfa on the road to Lebanon’s first 5G

Nokia has been supporting Alfa on the road to the first 5G network in Lebanon which promises greater capacity for services such as video streaming as well as IoT and Smart City projects. Nokia and Alfa, Lebanon’s first mobile operator managed by Orascom TMT, will deploy 4.5G Pro technology using the Nokia AirScale 5G-ready radio platform […]

FarEye expert: Helping businesses go green with digital logistics

The logistics industry is using digital solutions to reduce its impact on the environment.Kushal Nahata, CEO and Co-founder, FarEye, tells us how the industry is using digital logistics, including advanced analytics and Machine Learning algorithms, to help enterprises decrease their impact on the environment.  Ever since the industrial revolution, there has been significant changes in […]

Huawei rolls out its first ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ series

For the first time outside of China, Huawei has rolled out its HUAWEI Developer Day workshop series bringing together the best smartphone developers across the Middle East and North Africa to announce the introduction of the HUAWEI developer alliance in the region. The opening session was held in Dubai, gathering more than 100 independent developer […]