Etisalat has announced the launch of e-Store, a free website builder from Etisalat Business Edge enabling Small and Medium Business (SMB) customers to transform their businesses online with no contract obligations – from displaying products online, allowing customers to place orders online to providing customer insights and analytics.
The SMB sector plays an instrumental role in the current UAE economy, accounting for 86 percent of the total private sector workforce and more than 60 percent of the country’s current GDP.
Ooredoo announced that Abdulaziz Yacoub Al-Babtain has been appointment as Ooredoo Kuwait’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Telecom Egypt has announced a 20% year-on-year increase in consolidated revenue in the quarter ended 30 June 2020, with turnover rising to EGP7.94 billion (USD497 million). It attributed this level of growth to what it called a ‘spike’ in retail revenue, which rose by 43% y-o-y to EGP3.63 billion.
MTN Group announced that the current group CFO of MTN Group, Ralph Mupita, has been appointed as the new group president and CEO with effect from 1 September 2020. Ralph has served as the MTN Group CFO since April 2017 and has played a critical role in the development and execution of the group’s strategy, capital allocation processes, financial performance as well as in the resolution of a number of complex regulatory matters.
Etisalat claims its readiness to serve the ‘New Normal’ by encouraging and advancing digital transformation with the help of new partnerships, collaborations and investments with digital adoption being key for new digital services, said Dr. Ahmed Bin Ali, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Etisalat Group.
Saudi Arabia has jumped five places globally in terms of mobile internet speed, ranking 5th worldwide with a speed of 71.73 MB/s as announced by Speedtest website, specialized in measuring internet speeds around the world.
Kuwait Telecommunications Company, stc, has announced the successful trial of its expanded 5G network on a 2.1 GHz frequency band, the first of its kind in Kuwait, with the ability to provide better 5G solutions to its customers.
Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc, a world-class digital leader in providing innovative services and platforms to customers and key enabler of Kuwait’s digital transformation, announced the launch of an integrated package of specialized educational and training courses through LinkedIn Learning.
MTN Group has reported encouraging results for the first half of 2020, navigating well through the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19, and have announced they are pulling-out of the Middle East.