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Etisalat held its first cyberbullying conference to highlight issues faced by children today in the cyberspace and create awareness on how parents can help them deal with and prevent cyberbullying.
In cooperation with Kaspersky, the world's leading provider of cybersecurity technologies and services, Umniah has launched Kaspersky Safe Kids a product that promotes parental control to protect children on the internet, making Umniah the first telecommunications company in Jordan to offer this product on a monthly subscription basis.
STC has launched the first network expansion project by using Micro Trench technology, which does not require pavement shaving and re-asphalting, making STC the first company in the telecommunications sector to get involved in this first-of-its-kind initiative across the Kingdom.
As a dedicated provider of dynamic end-to-end connectivity solutions, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has taken its machine-to-machine (M2M) services to the next level with the launch of a M2M Control Platform. Designed to deliver complete end-to-end solutions for managing M2M SIMs, connectivity and services, du’s platform will enhance customers’ abilities to manage their M2M SIMs from a central self-service, resilient portal.
NXN and Microsoft have ventured into a partnership to launch NXN’s digital transformation platform “DNX” and its digital services on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform for government entities, real estate developers and enterprises across the region.
It is an interesting time for open source solution providers. The technology is gaining more and more momentum as the world gets a better understanding of how it actually functions and how secure it is. In an interview with Telecom Review, Adrian Pickering, regional GM, MENA, Red Hat, highlighted Red Hat’s large experience in terms of open source solutions and gave us insight into how such solutions can help achieve digital transformation.
Etisalat Group today is present in 16 countries with 148 million customers spread across Middle East, Africa and Asia. In all the markets, Etisalat has set a benchmark by leading the way in the network, technology and services. This was mainly due to its efforts in aligning with its vision of ‘Driving the Digital Future to Empower Societies’. At a group level, the company also adopted the ‘CODERS’ strategy to focus on its priorities, direction and ambition. Telecom Review sat down with Hatem Bamatraf, chief technology officer, Etisalat Group, to explain the strategy and how new technologies are aligned with this vision.
It has been two years since Virgin Mobile brought the first fully digital mobile service to the country. Virgin Mobile offers a simple and transparent technology through its innovative app-based service. It prides itself on delivering an unmatched consumer experience and continues to find ways to improve its service. Telecom Review had the opportunity to sit down with Karim Benkirane, managing director, Virgin Mobile UAE, to discuss how Virgin Mobile keeps up with customer demands.