Competition launched in 5G, Internet of Things and AT in Egypt

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), in collaboration with Ericsson, has launched a competition on the uses of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Assistive Technology (AT) in Egypt. It aims at offering an opportunity to students and fresh graduates of Egyptian universities and youth centres, majoring in communications, electronics and computer science, […]

VIVA Bahrain and Etisalat sign partnership at Capacity Middle East

VIVA Bahrain and Etisalat have signed a partnership to utilise Etisalat’s state-of-the-art communication hub SmartHub in establishing global connectivity that will further expand VIVA’s reach globally. Mohammed Al Khushail, Acting CEO of VIVA Bahrain and Ali Amiri, Etisalat Group Chief Carrier and Wholesale Officer, signed the agreement at the Capacity Middle East 2019, the largest […]

VIVA announces nationwide 5G service with Huawei in Kuwait

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, has announced the establishment of a 5G innovation centre, with the aim to explore, develop and launch new 5G use cases in Kuwait by 2019. Currently VIVA is already in action to rollout a nationwide 5G network with over 1000 5G NR sites supported by a massive […]

Plantronics announces EMEA leadership team to grasp new opportunities

Plantronics, an audio pioneer and unified communications (UC) technology leader, has announced that Paul Clark will be expanding his role to oversee both Plantronics and Polycom sales teams as Senior Vice President – Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will manage the joint sales business, spanning voice, video, content and cloud solutions for customers as […]

Nokia and Dawiyat Integrated collaborate to develop Industry 4.0 ecosystem in Saudi Arabia

Nokia and Dawiyat Integrated Telecommunications and Information Technology Company, part of Saudi Electricity Corporation (SEC), will collaborate on multiple projects to develop the ecosystem for Industry 4.0 in the country. Nokia’s trailblazing solutions and Dawiyat Integrated’s vision will together help in building infrastructure for the next generation of services. Industry 4.0 technologies such as the […]

Zain Kuwait supports emerging talent to enter telecommunications industry

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has demonstrated its commitment to supporting the emerging talent of the country’s young people. Zain Kuwait has taken part in Kuwait University’s seventh annual admission fair to underline its intention to offer job and training opportunities to young national talents to experience working in the telecommunications industry. […]

Telecommunications giant Omantel launches Optiva charging engine

Regional Middle East telecom leader acts on its Digital Transformation strategy, offering to its customers new multi-play and converged products. Optiva Inc, an innovative software provider of mission-critical, cloud-native, monetisation solutions to leading communication service providers (CSPs) globally, has announced the new phase and commercial launch of Omantel’s multi-play billing and charging transformation on Optiva […]

STC achieves highest 5G reach level in the Middle East

STC has achieved the highest reach level in the Middle East for 5G following the launch of its first live network in May 2018. Although 5G devices are currently not available in the market for customers, the company has been able to provide 450 locations with a 5G network across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia […]

OPPO launches itself in Saudi Arabia with launch of R17 Series

OPPO has announced its official launch in Saudi Arabia during a high-profile event held in Riyadh. Company executives showcased OPPO’s technological vision and shared their commitment to innovating with partners in the Kingdom. The event was held under the concept of ‘Seize the Night’ and included a combination of interactive fashion and technology exhibitions. OPPO entered the global […]

Effective Congestion Management is key for MEA telecom operators

Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, looks at how telecom operators can prosper this year. In an expat-heavy region, you undoubtedly observed another tradition – that of phoning home. That simple observance probably had a range of outcomes. Some of you may have been able to connect straight away; others may […]