Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, is partnering with STC, the largest telecom operator in the Middle East, to rollout telehealth solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence in a move that could transform the ability to diagnose and treat patients in remote and rural areas. The telehealth solutions provided by Philips allow hospitals and clinics anywhere in the country to be connected to command centers, through which doctors in other locations can treat patients remotely, providing better access to higher quality and more cost-effective care.
Telecom Egypt announced that it has signed a landing party agreement with Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Co. and PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecom service provider. PEACE is a 12,000 km long cable system with landings in Pakistan, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya and France that provides open, flexible and carrier-neutral services for its customers.
For the year 2019, the mobile operator Etisalat Misr announces an investment of more than 3 billion Egyptian pounds (167,272,358 US dollars) for the modernization of its telecom network, according to Hazem Metwally’s words, chairman and CEO of the telecom company.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has showcased the company’s latest Smart City, IoT and Blockchain Solutions, as the official Gold Sponsor at the recent Microsoft Innovates event held in Abu Dhabi.
Virgin Mobile is offering its customers an opportunity to be amongst the first to experience the power of the 5G network in the UAE.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (DFM: “du”) has published its financial results for the three months ended 31 March 2019, announcing revenue of AED 3.14 billion, compared to AED 3.33 billion in Q1 2018, driven by a decline in mobile revenue, which is partially offset by growth in fixed revenue.
The fourth industrial revolution is set to propel a new era where technologies revolutionize sectors and create exceptional opportunities. Artificial intelligence, Big Data, IoT, Machine learning, robotics, among others, have proven to have an unprecedented but significant direct and sometimes indirect impact on all industries. The Sultanate of Oman has been tirelessly working towards improving its ICT and telecommunications sector in order to smoothly implement its fourth industrial revolution plan.
Mobily has successfully conducted site tests in cooperation with Ericsson for 5G (fifth generation) in Makkah around the Haram area reaching speeds in excess of 1 gigabit (1,000 megabits). The tests by Mobily and Ericsson are the first such tests in the Haram area, which has one of the highest concentration of mobile users in the world; upon deployment, 5G will boost their customer experience.
A high level governmental source has disclaimed the news about Vodafone being awarded the third mobile license in Oman by the Sultanate’s government.
UAE and KSA brands are leading the charge ahead of its Middle Eastern counterparts in the brand value stakes.