Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, the parent of the brand du which was launched ten years ago, announced the launch of Virgin Mobile in the UAE on January 31 in Dubai. EITC chief executive Osman Sultan stressed the fact that Virgin Mobile is not being launched as a new telecom operator in the UAE, but a new brand under EITC, aiming to cater to digital natives who live on their mobile phones. More details of the services that Virgin Mobile will offer in the UAE will come soon.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has successfully carried out a unique experiment, leading towards the successful deployment of the much anticipated Fifth Generation Mobile Services. This test sets a new record in the speed of mobile data services, which, no doubt, will lead to a new revolution in mobile network applications and services.
Ooredoo Oman announced on 24 January that Ooredoo Group CCO, Ian Dench, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Ooredoo Oman. Dench, who joined majority shareholder Qatar's Ooredoo in 2006, has replaced Greg Young, who resigned in October 2016. Ooredoo Oman reported a 5.4 percent fourth-quarter profit growth last week.
After the election of a new president, Lebanon has eventually acquired a new government, restructuring the entire sectors especially the telecommunications sector.
Customers of Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), the leading Information and Communications Technology Company have not suffered from any cyber-attacks that many government and private sectors have had over the past few days, as their systems were protected by ITC's advanced Saudi Executive Cloud system.
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) announced that its Board of Directors had approved the appointment of Eng. Ahmed Abdulsalam Abdulrahman as Mobily Chief Executive Officer and the acceptance of the resignation of Mr. Ahmad Farroukh. The Chairman and Board of Directors offered their sincere thanks and appreciation to Mr. Ahmad Farroukh for all his efforts in stabilizing the company and wished him the very best of luck and every success in future endeavors.
Mobile Telecommunication Company Zain Saudi Arabia announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2016.
du was honored and excited to accept the awards for Best Smart City Initiative and Best Cloud Provider at this yearâ€™s Telecom Review Summit. du was chosen by an independent panel of 15 experience industry veterans to receive the Best Smart City Initiative Award at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards ceremony. Osman Sultan, duâ€™s chief executive officer accepted the awards in front of his executive management team and other ICT luminaries in attendance.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) announced the company's preliminary financial results for the period ending at 31 December 2016.
Kandy, GENBANDâ€™s award-winning communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS), announced that it has received the ""Best Cloud Provider of the Year (Vendor)"" award from Telecom Review.