The Council of Ministers in Saudi Arabia approved the establishment of stc Digital Bank, thereby transforming the stc pay platform into an integrated digital bank providing a host of banking services digitally as the first bank in Saudi Arabia to conform to the Kingdom's orientation and Vision 2030.
Approximately 18,000 homes as well as businesses throughout Oman will be able to use super-fast and reliable 4G and 5G fixed wireless (FWA) access as Nokia and Ooredoo have announced the deployment of Nokia FastMile 4G Compact Receiver and Nokia WiFi Beacon for 4G solution and Nokia FastMile 5G Gateway for 5G.
Ali Amiri, group chief carrier and wholesale officer, Etisalat said the telecom wholesale business will continue to play a pivotal role in the future just as how it has been especially evident during the pandemic during an event.
Zain Bahrain, leading Mobile Broadband network operator in the Kingdom, announced its network expansion by deploying mobile and broadband connectivity to the Al Ramli housing area in Bahrain.
Hatem Bamatraf, chief technology officer, Etisalat International stressed on the role of telecoms industry and 5G in supporting digital transformation as businesses move towards more collaborative and immersive remote working at an event.
Zain KSA ranked first in the Q1 2021 Meqyas report issued by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in terms of delivering the best 5G services.
Etisalat has announced the deployment of 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) across its commercial network in the UAE. The 5G high-band commercial deployment will help achieve high performance 5G downlink data speeds of 4.2Gbps and latency of 8 milliseconds (ms).
Ooredoo recently recorded downlink speeds of more than 5 Gbps on a commercial 5G Massive MIMO single sector, and it’s one of the first in the region to do so.
Vodafone has been working on various advancements that foster digital transformation in Europe. These include being the only telecom operator to offer the combination of 5G and multi-access edge computing (MEC) services in the UK and moving forward on the commercial deployment of open radio access network (Open RAN) in the region.
Zain Group held an extraordinary general assembly that witnessed the required Assembly’s approval of the board of directors' recommendation to distribute interim dividends quarterly or on a semi-annual basis. The meeting also approved the addition of several articles and amendments in Zain's Memorandum and Articles of Association.