During the sixth graduation ceremony since the launch of du University in 2015, 200 du employees graduated from the School of Leadership, Retail Sales and Service Academy and Enterprise Sales Academy, Contact Center Academy, Operational & Technical Learning and Learning Pathway at the recent event. The successful ceremony was held at the Hamdan University Auditorium.

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Ericsson and Omantel, Oman's largest telecommunications provider, have successfully conducted a live 5G showcase at the Omantel Head Office in Muscat, Oman that displayed 5G capabilities in a real-world environment - including tests on speed, mobility, and latency.

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Etisalat announced the launch of a new mobile plan called Business First for the UAE Small and Medium Business (SMB) sector meeting the growing data and non-stop connectivity requirements of the segment, giving them the flexibility to conduct day-to-day business activities and contributing to their efficiency and productivity.

Read more: Etisalat launches ‘Business First’ mobile plan for UAE SMBs

Etisalat UAE announced its first VoLTE (Voice over LTE) call over Cat-M1 IoT network in the region setting the future roadmap to deploy advanced networks to meet demands for diversified mobile broadband and communication services for IoT.

Read more: Etisalat UAE conducts first VoLTE call over Cat-M1 IoT network

The Brightline Initiative announced that Saudi Telecom Company (STC) is joining the Brightline Initiative coalition to help advance the discipline of strategic initiative management and bridge gaps between enterprise strategy design and delivery.

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UAE telecom brand du, part of EITC, recently signed a memorandum of understanding at the FinTech Abu Dhabi summit with Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority, in the presence of Richard Teng, the CEO of Abu Dhabi Global Markets Financial Services Regulatory Authority and Hany Fahmy Aly, the Executive Vice President of Enterprise Business, EITC, to promote a FinTech ecosystem in the UAE.

Read more: du signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority

In what is considered a positive step towards improving efficiency and promoting creativity at the workplace, Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA), and Huawei signed a new agreement to further enhance and train the distinguished human resources at Zain Saudi Arabia.

Read more: Huawei and Zain KSA sign agreement to develop human capital

Abdullah Alsawaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology (CIT) in Saudi Arabia has appreciated Saudi Telecom Company’s role in implementing the ministry’s plan to deploy broadband all around the Kingdom, after the company delivered FTTH (fiber-to-the-home) to 51K homes in Riyadh.

Read more: Saudi Minister applauds STC’s FTTH implementation efforts

Mobily (Etihad Etisalat) is expanding its digital footprint in Saudi Arabia by announcing its cooperation with e-commerce platform SOUQ.com. Mobily customers can now purchase SIM cards, postpaid plans, data packs, SIM top-ups, mobile routers, Mobily devices and other products on SOUQ.com's website and app.

Read more: Mobily gears up to grow online through cooperation with SOUQ.com

UAE-based telecommunications provider Etisalat Group collaborated with Huawei and Deloitte to launch a joint white paper titled 'From Pipelines to Clouds - Etisalat's Playbook' that intends to share lessons learned from Etisalat's road towards becoming a cloud-native telco.

Read more: Etisalat shares its cloudification journey in new white paper

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