Etisalat held its Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi on March 21, where shareholders backed the Board's recommendation to pay full-year 2017 dividends of 80 fils per share. H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi and H.E. Eissa Abdul Fattah Kazim have been appointed as Chairman and Vice President of Etisalat Group respectively. Al-Suwaidi was first appointed Chairman in 2012.

Read more: Etisalat reappoints H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi as Chairman

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent company of the du and Virgin Mobile UAE brands, held its Annual General Meeting on March 21, where its shareholders reviewed and discussed the company's annual report and financial statements for the year 2017. The company announced a record dividend payment to its shareholders for 2017 to AED 0.35 per share.

Read more: EITC Board approves ‘record’ dividend payment for 2017

du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has been awarded the Advertiser of the Year prize by Dubai Lynx 2018, the MENA region's premier festival of creativity and recognized globally as a benchmark for creative excellence. The award is presented annually to an advertiser in the MENA region who sets itself apart through the high caliber of its creativity, allied with innovative marketing and communications campaigns over the past four years.

Read more: du recognized as ‘Advertiser of the Year’ in MENA

For the first time in Europe, Chinese ICT solutions provider Huawei, Vodafone Germany, and automotive engineering firm Bosch have successfully tested the extended usage of Cellular vehicle to everything (C-V2X R14) in combination with Bosch's Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) driver assistance system using pre-standard 5G.

Read more: Vodafone and Huawei test connected cars using pre-standard 5G

Etisalat Digital, the UAE telco's digital transformation business unit, announced its strategic agreement with the UAE's Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) to provide them with machine to machine (M2M) connectivity solutions to empower their smart metering project that will provide advanced services to all FEWA customers.

Read more: Etisalat Digital to empower UAE smart metering project

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