Advantech Wireless, a global leader for Satellite broadband communications solutions, announced that it has delivered its most advanced Discovery hub and terminals for a military customer in the Middle East. This is the first of multiple planned deliveries to this customer.

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GITEX 2016 proved to be a big year for Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC). The Saudi-based operator joined with Huawei to announce the establishment of the first 5G joint innovation program in MENA region. This ambitious program sketched an outline for critical experimental activities to address the fast developments in mobile market. The future diverse applications will require ultra-high throughput, low latency and massive connections; therefore, requiring a stark revolution in the current cellular network. The new 5G technologies promise to address these requirements, by delivering huge capacity, better spectral efficiency and required lower latency.

Read more: STC's leadership shone bright at GITEX 2016, with showcases involving 5G and advanced ICT solutions

WiFi UAE is pleased to announce that it is very close to 1.5 million sessions per month, with a quarter million unique users in the month of August alone. Almost half of the sessions (44%) lasted between 11 and 30 minutes, while 32% lasted between six and 10 minutes.

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Pioneering the new age of internal communications, du signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ITWORX to launch du Business Hub and bring the internet of tomorrow, to UAE enterprises. The MoU was signed by Hany Fahmy Aly, executive vice president Enterprise Business, du, and Hefez Hamdy, CEO, ITWORX, during GITEX Technology Week, the premier event in the field of information and communication technology in the region.

Read more: du and ITWORX pioneered the launch of du Business Hub to foster enterprise collaboration

The Dubai World Trade Centre successfully achieved a Guinness World Record for most participants riding in a virtual reality roller coaster in one hour at GITEX Technology Week, putting Dubai on the map as a global hub for VR innovation and earning a place in the history books.

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