Adding to its achievements on 5G and connectivity, Zain KSA has once again won Ookla’s Speedtest Award as ‘fastest fixed internet’ in Saudi Arabia for the first half of 2021. The telco operator has won for the third time in a row, reflecting its commitment to offering the best speeds through the region’s largest 5G network.

Read more: Zain retains title of ‘fastest fixed internet’ in Saudi Arabia

stc and its strategic partner Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-operate towards sustainable development, green initiatives, and social development, while creating a better-connected nation that bridges the digital divide.

Read more: stc, Huawei sign MoU to drive sustainable development and green initiatives in KSA

Leading Middle East telecom companies including Etisalat Group, stc Group, Zain Group, Mobily, and du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), have agreed to collaborate on the implementation of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) solutions in their existing telecom networks, exchange industry knowledge and experience to drive innovation for the ICT sector across the Middle East.

Read more: Middle East operators embrace Open RAN to drive innovation, cut costs

His Excellency the Governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Dr. Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is widely appreciated by all international bodies, companies, experts and specialists participating in major global technical forums.

Read more: CITC governor at MWC21: KSA’s digital transformation globally appreciated

In a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), Ooredoo has launched the Smart Qatar (TASMU) platform, under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, prime minister and minister of interior.

Read more: Ooredoo, Qatar’s MoTC officially launch Smart Qatar (TASMU) platform

Etisalat highlighted its plans to accelerate OpenRAN realisation as part of its cloud native NaaS transformation. Haitham Abdulrazzak, chief technology officer, Etisalat participated in an Open RAN conference conducted at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona; the annual trade show dedicated to the mobile communications industry being held from 28th June until 1st July 2021.

Read more: Etisalat highlights OpenRAN plans in the framework of MWC

In pursuit of its aspirations to elevate the Saudi telecommunications sector and position itself at the forefront of the industry’s regional and global scene, Zain KSA sheds light on the key industry themes discussed in the Mobile World Congress 2021 taking place in Barcelona, Spain between the 28th of June and 1st of July 2021.

Read more: Zain KSA sheds light on the key industry themes discussed at the Mobile World Congress 2021

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