Intraconsult Telecom and Avaya to improve communications in Egypt

Avaya, a leading global business communications company, has announced it is working with Intraconsult Telecom to help organisations in Egypt achieve their digital transformation objectives. The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s innovative solutions to key industry verticals in Egypt, enabling them to provide richer communications experiences to their customers and employees. […]

du collaborates with Cisco on IP core network modernisation and expansion

 New agile network will provide a foundation for du’s rapid transformation into a digital ICT service provider and support plans for next-generation applications and services for the 5G era. UAE-based telco ‘du,’ from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), and Cisco have announced a collaboration to build a future-proof network that is designed to support du’s […]

Saudi Telecom Company and Cisco sign MoU to bring the benefits of 5G to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and intend to collaborate on the development of 5G communication systems and networks. The joint effort aims to facilitate STC’s transformation into a digital service provider and supports the pivotal role it plays in enabling Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision […]

du selects virtualised networks system from Affirmed Networks

Affirmed Networks, a leader in virtualised mobile networks, has announced that UAE-based telecommunications service provider du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has selected Affirmed’s Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) mobile core to provide an industry-leading 3GPP core network for IoT use cases. This will enable a wide range of smart city use cases. Affirmed […]

du selects Fortinet to offer cloud managed security services for its enterprise customers

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced that UAE-based telecommunications service provider du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has selected Fortinet Security Fabric solutions as the foundation of its Cloud Unified Threat Management (UTM) managed security services. Designed for Enterprise broadband premium and professional customers, as well as […]

Ciena expert: 5G will be the hottest topic of 2018

Ravi Mali, a director at Ciena, makes his predictions for 2018. If 2017 was exciting for our industry, we expect 2018 will be unlike any other. Service providers continue to face rapid innovation, as the network moves towards automation and becomes intelligent enough to make decisions on its own – a key requirement to handle […]

STC selects Qualys to deliver comprehensive security and compliance solutions in KSA

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Qualys, a leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, have announced an agreement to deliver a regionally hosted, cloud-based security and compliance platform. STC Solutions will integrate and deliver the Qualys Private Cloud Platform and its suite of cloud apps from its data centre in Riyadh to expand its managed security services offer. […]

STC starts constructing the largest network operation centre in MENA

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has announced the start of the construction of the largest network operations centre in MENA. The project aims to enhance the company’s strategy for digital transformation, enabling digital services and enriching the experience of customers. The centre, which will be located at the King Abdulaziz Telecom Complex in Al-Mursalat district in […]

Batelco launches VoWiFi Service for the first time in Bahrain

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital solutions provider, has announced the launch of Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) across the Kingdom, the first service of its kind to enrich its voice experience for customers. In the latest evolution of its network advancement to support voice services, Batelco is delivering the technology to provide customers with the very best […]

Equinix executive stresses the importance of digital infrastructure

Digital infrastructure needs to be considered a basic business requirement for UAE companies, according to an Equinix executive. Brian Lillie, Chief Product Officer, Equinix, said during a visit to Dubai for a knowledge sharing session with telco du, that the rapid development of smart technology in the UAE has redefined the way companies do business. […]