Zain Group and Cisco announced that they have successfully achieved a key milestone in expanding the telecommunications operator's IP/MPLS network with cutting edge technologies, setting the groundwork for new opportunities and business models to be developed.
Osman Sultan, CEO of EITC, the parent company of "du" and "Virgin Mobile UAE", said long-standing and durable business models are failing, and that if companies don’t embrace digital transformation it will almost certainly signal the death of enterprises and organizations. Mr. Sultan made the remarks during a keynote presentation he delivered at the 9th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit from 6-7 December.
Ooredoo announced that the fastest 5G speed experience in the world, using commercial smartphones and a live network, is now available for its customers in Qatar. As Ooredoo works to be one of the first operators in the world to offer 5G technology for its customers, it continues to invest in and test the latest 5G equipment, software, and spectrum requirements, leading up to the standardization of 5G technology.
Diego Massidda, CEO, Partner Markets, Vodafone Group, believes digital transformation is all about creating "better experiences" for customers. The company aims to create better customer experiences by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and automation. Massidda spoke during a panel discussion at the 9th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders' Summit held from December 6-7 in Dubai.
Emirates Data Clearing House (EDCH), part of Etisalat, the only data-clearing house based in the Middle East and Africa providing roaming solutions to mobile operators, organized its 15th Annual User Group meeting on Dec. 17, gathering 82 operators from Europe, Africa, Asia and the MENA region.
Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel is battling it out with Nigerian rival Globacom to purchase Nigerian mobile operator 9mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria. The recently rebranded operator is expected to be sold by the end of the year as bankers push for a conclusion to the bidding war that's been ongoing since July.
UAE telecom network provider du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) engaged with members of the Community Development Authority's Thukher Social Club as part of its latest volunteering activity, in which participants have enjoyed various activities in Mushrif Park.
Last week du supported and took part in a number of panel discussions at the 2017 Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit. As the official telecom partner, du leaders spoke about ‘Smart’ initiatives, from smart city innovations to 5G and IoT and everything in between.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Communication and Information Technology signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to train 800 Saudi graduates to qualify them for qualitative jobs that require high skills in the communication and IT sector.
du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) recently took part in the region’s first ever celebration of online content creators, media influencers, fan communities, and industry professionals: VIDXB.