The UAE has moved up four places in its position in the e-smart services index of the E-Government Development Index, EGDI, issued by the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, UNDESA, ranking in joint 8th place globally with the Republic of Estonia. The EGDI is an important component in the overall index used to determine growth in e-government development.
Bayanat Al Oula, a subsidiary company of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) offers 3GB free for all existing subscribers when registering their fingerprint for data SIM cards.
Ooredoo recently became the first operator to launch 4G services in Algeria, completing the pre-launch phase, as part of its network leadership strategy. With the launch in Algeria, Ooredoo now providers 4G services in eight markets across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia, positioning the operator as one of the leading 4G providers worldwide.
Pursuant to the MTN announcement of 10 June 2016, and with a view to ensuring that the Group is well and appropriately capacitated to take advantage of opportunities presented by a rapidly changing sector, MTN announced the appointment of Stephen van Coller as vice president of Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions, effective 1 October 2016.
Etisalat announced the launch of the UAE's first Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service. The service will allow Etisalat's mobile customers, both prepaid and post-paid, to use LTE for full voice and data services on a single LTE-enabled device.
Ooredoo Qatar, the country's leading communications company, and Vuclip, a PCCW Media Company and the leading premium video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets, have recently launched a first-of-its-kind, browser-based video on-demand service for Ooredoo's mobile customers.
There are now more reasons to experience the vibrant cities of the UAE as du delights visitors with added benefits when they purchase the du Tourist Plan SIM cards pre-loaded with 200 MB data, 20 flexible minutes and 20 flexible SMS. They automatically benefit from access to a plethora of offers to be redeemed with Uber, The Entertainer and Dollar Rent-a-Car - worth over AED 1,500 value in total.
du C-level executives took the opportunity to give back to the community by volunteering as part of its charitable Mawaed Al Rahman initiative. The volunteers packed reusable, environmentally friendly boxes with essential Iftar ingredients so that even more families can come together to share an Iftar meal this Ramadan. This initiative is testament to du's unwavering commitment to volunteer work with a goal to support the happiness and wellbeing of all local community sectors.
Mahindra Comviva has announced the launch of the MobiLytix Suite, a big data-driven mobile analytics solution that generates actionable customer insights. It aggregates subscriber usage data across multiple touch points, enabling deeper and superior customer experience while improving revenue growth of telecom operators.
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has launched new high speed 4G Unlimited Connect data packages at special promotional prices. The new Unlimited packages are compatible with Mobily's enhanced 4G network and provides super-fast internet services in all major cities & towns of Kingdom.