Saudi Telecom (STC) has agreed to purchase a 10% stake worth $100million in UAE-based ride-hailing service Careem. The acquisition comes just months after Saudia Arabiaâ€™s Public Investment Fund (PIF) invested a stake in Uber – which is the global rival to Careem.
Through the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon “Hands of Hope” program, touch provided the treatment cost of a chemotherapy course for Mehdi, a patient at the CCCL. The project was launched in November 2016 and extends for a duration of a year. Caring for our children’s health and their wellbeing is at the heart of “Positive touch”, the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.
In a short amount of time, Mitel has put itself on the map, posting tremendous growth and even going head to head with established technology heavy weights in some markets. Telecom Review sat with Mehmet Balos, VP International Sales at Mitel Mobility, to talk about the companyâ€™s role in the VoLTE market, its most demanded solutions and the secret to its success.
Mobily won the Telecom Review Excellence Award under “Best Operator For Enterprise Services” category when participated in its 2016, 7th Summit held in Dubai. Eng. Maziad Alharbi, chief technology officer, received the award on behalf of Mobily.
Speaking to Telecom Review, Hany Fahmy Aly - EVP, Enterprise Business, du, touched on du's commitments to business in the UAE, highlighting the operator's expanding enterprise portfolio which spans cloud services to cybersecurity.
Ooredoo has successfully conducted tests on one of the first-ever 5G trial systems, positioning Qatar as one of the only countries in the world – and the first in the GCC region – to achieve this incredible technical milestone.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Group is the incumbent telecommunications operator in Saudi Arabia with headquarters in Riyadh, and is a regional powerhouse with approximately US$13.5 billion annual revenues (2015), and listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange. STC has approximately 100,000,000 customers worldwide to whom it provides high technology knowledge-based innovative solutions with a fiber optic network spanning 137,000 kilometers across Asia, the Middle East and Europe. STC operates the largest mobile, fixed and international networks in the region covering more than 99% of the country's population and customers regionally and globally. STC Group has two regional subsidiaries and several international strategic investments. Combined with its strong financials and sound performance, STC is the most reliable partner in the region. STC is constantly investing in new technologies to provide the best in class service to customers.
du has successfully tested Nokia's Time and Wavelength Division Multiplexing Passive Optical Network (TWDM-PON) innovative fiber technology in its lab, reaching aggregate speeds of 40 Gbps.
The world is progressively changing with the emergence of innovative technologies that have a dramatic impact on our behavior. Today's end users are looking for a more personalized experience that caters to their needs. They have a louder voice as a result of their ability to share views and rate services. This confirms the well-known saying that the customer is king!