As a pioneer in 5G technology Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has connected with regional telecom service providers, regulators, and global ICT solution providers to accelerate the commercialization of 5G enabled smartphones at the 5G MENA 2019 summit in Dubai.
VP of Cyber Security at STC Solutions, Fahad Aljutaily, declared that increase in attacks against internet of things around the world reached 600% in 2017. China topped the list as an attack location by 21%, followed by the USA by 11% and Brazil by 6%.
STC the Saudi Telecom Company – has partnered with NETSCOUT to strengthen cyber defense capabilities to protect the infrastructure against service disrupting Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS).
As part of its commitment to enriching the telco experience, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is delivering exclusive value to all customers who pre-order the next generation of Huawei’s flagship smartphone, the Huawei P30.
Etisalat’s pioneering efforts in 5G will pave the way for the ‘Future of Connectivity’ with innovation and digital transformation taking centre stage and leading the company to play a greater role in the digital lives of consumers and enterprises, said Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology Officer, Etisalat International at 5G MENA 2019.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced that the Smart Dubai has endorsed the telco’s Blockchain Platform as a Service (BPaaS). Adding to a growing list of use cases, du is providing the platform, to facilitate The Dubai Blockchain Strategy by giving all government entities the freedom to build on a framework of their choice (Ethereum or Hyperledger) based on their business needs on a fully managed, scalable and secure platform with low cost access through a pay as you go model.
Virgin Mobile puts the customer experience at the core of its strategy and by introducing on demand eSIM switching through their app, without the need to visit a store, they continue to use digital innovation to drive simplicity, making their customer’s mobile life better.
The leadership change and appointment of Eng. Salman Abdulaziz AlBadran as CEO of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has taken effect as of 1st of April 2019 as part of promoting talented and experienced Saudi executives and consistent with Government vision.
BT announced the appointment of Joris van Oers to lead a key industry vertical in its Global Services division. Joris re-joins BT after spending three years as executive vice president of the business division at KPN, the Dutch telecoms company. Before that, he was country manager for BT in the Benelux region.
STC Group CEO Nasser Al-Nasser has credited its Dare Strategy for the success of its investment in ride-hailing service Careem. STC’s Dare Strategy was specifically designed to focus on digital transformation and new growth opportunities for the Saudi telecommunications behemoth.