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Verizon Mobile Security Index: The shift to remote work sees major rise in cybercrime

The increase in remote working has resulted in an increase in vulnerability for companies protecting themselves from cyberattacks. The Verizon Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2022 reveals that there is a continued rise in major cyberattacks in the last year involving a mobile/IoT device, up 22% year-over-year, that resulted in data or system downtime. With 85% […]

Ooredoo Kuwait receives Ireland’s trade minister

Ooredoo Kuwait has received Ireland’s Minster for Trade at its company headquarters in Kuwait City. Minister Patrick Breen was received by Fadi Kawar, Chief Operating officer at Ooredoo Kuwait, and Abdulaziz Al-Babtain, Chief Business Officer at Ooredoo Kuwait, in addition to Ooredoo Kuwait’s top management. The minister was informed of the latest innovations that the […]

Ooredoo awarded ‘Best Digital Service’ for ANA at Telecoms World Middle East Awards

Ooredoo Kuwait’s partnership with Silicon Valley’s Matrixx has seen it named ‘Best Digital Service’ for ANA at Telecoms World Middle East Awards 2019. Yousef  Al-Shallal, Marketing Communications Director at Ooredoo Kuwait, said: “We are proud to push the digital experience boundaries for our customers, bringing the best of Silicon Valley through our partnership with Matrixx.” […]

Kuwaiti ISP Qualitynet deploys ADVA FSP 3000 for flexible 400G connectivity

ROADM technology and Ensemble Controller network management enable rapid, efficient service delivery. ADVA has announced that Qualitynet has deployed its FSP 3000 platform for nationwide data transport at speeds of up to 400Gbit/s. The solution enables one of Kuwait’s leading Internet Service Providers to offer flexible ultra-high capacity connectivity to its residential, business and government […]

Gulf Bank introduces selfpay and e-loans to its online and mobile banking services

Gulf Bank in Kuwait has announced the latest digital updates to its online banking and mobile application, launching two new, innovative services and updating existing features. Gulf Bank has introduced Selfpay, an easy and convenient way to transfer payments from individuals and groups instantly, and E-loan, a new service that allows customers to seamlessly apply […]

VIVA completes first 5G corporate deal with hospitality group

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, and the owners of the prestigious Regency Hotel have signed a partnership agreement to provide the latest 5G internet service. The signing ceremony took place at the Regency Hotel in the presence of VIVA’s CEO Eng. Maziad Nasser Al-Harbi and the Chairman of Jameel Abdulrazzaq Al-Sanea and […]

Zain continues drive towards 5G following network readiness for commercial launch

Zain, a leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has continued preparations for the commercial operation of 5G by the launch of its 5G Internet bundles for postpaid customers. The launch comes after the company’s announcement last month of the full readiness of its network for the commercial launch of fifth generation wireless technology (5G) to […]

CITRA announces completion of experimental operations of the 5G networks in Kuwait

A 5G pilot operation in Kuwait has been completed by a CITRA executive. Eng. Salem Al-Ozainah, Chairman and CEO of the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), completed the pilot operation of the fifth-generation mobile operator networks in anticipation of the launch of the 5G commercial service by mid-June. The organisation said in a […]

Zain partners with MyHome app to expand portfolio of services

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with MyHome, a leading Kuwaiti mobile application for maintenance services. Zain’s partnership with MyHome comes under the umbrella of the company’s strategy that closely focuses on enriching its digital partnerships ecosystem. This strategy aims at expanding the portfolio of […]

Aruba launches 530 Series Access Points for high performance

Aruba has launched its 530 Series Access Points for high performance 802.11ax wireless to deliver high density mobile and IoT deployments.  The Aruba 530 Series with 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), combined with Aruba intelligent software features, are designed to deliver high performance connectivity in extreme density deployments of mobile and IoT devices. The 530 Series is […]

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