Telecom Egypt announces that its 50% owned subsidiary, Egyptian International Submarine Cables Company (EISCC), has executed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E (OTMT) for the purchase of OTMT's shareholding of its subsidiary Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable for a total value of USD 90 million. The transaction aims to be concluded in 60 days, after the fulfillment of all conditions precedents.
Today we are witnessing colossal advancements across all technologies with 5G to be a game changer as it aims to bring in evolution that would elevate services, performance and enablement revolutionising verticals like transport, energy, smart cities, security/surveillance, health opined Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chief Strategy & Governance Officer, Etisalat Group at the 1st ICT Future Foresight Forum held today.
Telecom Egypt and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank – E (ADIB - Egypt) announced the signing of a US$200 million short-term facility from the African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) to finance working capital and investments in Telecom Egypt's infrastructure.
KSA telecommunications operator STC has claimed it has launched the first live 5G network in the MENA region. The announcement comes just days after UAE telecommunications incumbent Etisalat announced that it had launched the very first 5G network in the region.
Ooredoo has today announced that the company is the first operator in the world to launch a live 5G network on the 3.5GHz spectrum band.
Etisalat announced the launch of the first commercial 5G wireless network in the UAE becoming the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to achieve this technological milestone and set an industry benchmark.
The availability of 5G services in the UAE is one step closer to reality as du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced its full readiness and ongoing network evolution to offer 5G network during the course of 2018. This is ahead of the anticipated commercial rollout of the 3GPP compliant 5G terminals in 2019.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), continues to provide innovative digitalized services that create secure e-commerce environments for its customers. du's payment channels comprising of du stores, Payment Gateway, IVR, voice calls, du mobile app, myaccount.du.ae, WiFi UAE, du Dealer Sales Portal are now Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DDS) accredited, which is an endorsement of the security of transactions and customer data.
The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and the Kuwait Communication Information Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (CITRA) recently held a training program for telecommunications and Internet service providers (ISPs) to educate them on how to work with Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and deploy it on their networks.
Mobily, a leading telecom and IT company, launched its new campaign targeting ambitious citizens to drive their potential and achieve their aspirations.