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Ooredoo Qatar leverages Microsoft AI to transform fan engagement

Ooredoo Qatar has announced the launch of a new Sports Conversational AI system, in partnership with Microsoft ‘Ooredoo Sports’, at the recently held Microsoft AI Summit. Ooredoo Sports will transform fan engagement and many different sports events leveraging Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality technologies. Ooredoo Sports will go live in June 2019 supporting the […]


Nokia to help Ooredoo Qatar take 5G lead with its cloud native core network

Ooredoo Qatar has selected Nokia to build a 5G cloud native core network to support delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services. Nokia’s solution will be deployed in Ooredoo’s state-of-the-art data centres in Qatar’s capital city Doha. The cloud-based architecture for core network is scalable, agile and flexible, making it reliable and suitable for extreme mobile […]


Deloitte and ServiceNow announce new strategic agreement

Deloitte and ServiceNow, a leading enterprise cloud-based provider of digital workflows, have signed a new strategic agreement to accelerate organisations’ enterprise Digital Transformation. Announced at ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Deloitte and ServiceNow plan to jointly develop, coordinate and bring to market new products, assets and solutions built on the Now Platform to help […]


Dell Technologies and Orange sign agreement to collaborate for telco Multi-Access Edge Transformation

Dell Technologies and Orange, one of the largest operators of mobile and Internet services with 264 million customers worldwide, have entered into an agreement to jointly explore developing key technology areas for distributed cloud architectures to deliver the real-time Edge use cases and new services opportunities 5G will create. 5G will require a new breed […]


RIPE NCC and CITRA successfully hold IPv6 capacity-building workshop in Kuwait

Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), in collaboration with Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), has successfully conducted a three-day training session in Kuwait on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The session was attended by some of Kuwait’s top Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom operators and […]


Huawei executives meet Egyptian Prime Minister to promote digital ecosystem

Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, met with Li Jie, Chairman of Huawei’s Supervisory Board, to discuss new capital smart city construction related technologies and practical education and training in various industry sectors. It was the second high-level meeting between the two sides this year to promote Egypt’s digital cooperation after the World Economic Forum talks […]


Huawei launches KSA roadshow to showcase benefits of 5G

Huawei’s first 5G and ICT Roadshow has been officially inaugurated by HRH Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Governor of Riyadh. Huawei, a strategic partner of the Sixth Forum of Scientific Societies, will conduct the roadshow tour in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) connecting with local representatives from government, business, universities […]


Vodafone Egypt reboots customer experience with Red Hat solution

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that Vodafone Egypt has deployed Red Hat Cloud Suite to advance its customer-first Digital Transformation initiative. The project includes rebuilding Vodafone Egypt’s website using a microservices-based architecture and adopting DevOps methodology to better streamline operations and help boost productivity, offering a path for […]


Batelco signs agreement to sell its Kuwait subsidiary QualityNet

Batelco, the regional telecommunications group with operations across 14 countries, has announced it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with the Kuwait Telecommunications Company, also known as VIVA, to sell its 90% shareholding of its Kuwait subsidiary, QualityNet General Trading and Contracting Company W.L.L (QualityNet). The price will be determined upon completion of the […]


Finesse COO Sunil Paul on the future of predictive analytics

Sunil Paul, Co-Founder and COO of Finesse, a Global Digital Transformation Company, which provides Analytics and BI Solutions to organisations across industries, talks about the potential for predictive analytics to produce deeper insights to drive specific business outcomes. Can present and past experiences provide a window into the future? It is an open debate on […]


Zain Kuwait hosts NASA at its technological innovation centre

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has hosted a special talk on science and technology innovation featuring NASA. The talk was held at the Zain Innovation Center (ZINC) in the company’s main headquarters in Shuwaikh. It was hosted in collaboration with the Embassy of the USA in Kuwait. Zain hosted the special talk […]


Zain Kuwait targets Smart Home market with advanced networking devices

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has announced the launch of new smart home plans as part of its Zain LIFE portfolio of innovative solutions designed for a smarter lifestyle. The new plans feature a number of unique smart devices from TP-Link, a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories. Zain launched […]


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