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November 29, 2021
Featured Member News
Annual spending on cyber security expected to reach 3 billion Riyals in the Saudi market
In presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bin Khalid Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Board of Directors of stc Group, His Excellency the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Abdullah Bin Amer Al-Sawaha, and a number from their Highnesses and Excellencies, visited the stc stall during the @Hack event, and were received by the Group CEO of stc, Eng. Olayan Bin Mohammad Al-Wetaid and a number of the group's executives...
Member News
•  Omantel bags Voice of Customer and Best Change Management Awards at Customer Experience Live Show Middle East
Member Logo Omantel has been offering the best customer experience , going beyond just the latest ICT services, superior connectivity, and best internet speed...
•  Nokia and Ooredoo Group sign strategic 5-year agreement, including 5G
Member Logo Nokia announced that it has been selected by Ooredoo Group to bring multiple technologies and services, including 5G, to customers in Middle East, North Africa and South-east Asia as part of a multi-country, five-year deal...
•  Informa Tech and Huawei host the Third Broadband Africa Forum
Member Logo Under the theme of this summit is “Lighting Up African Future With High-Quality Broadband”, experts from the region and all over the world shared their experience and discussed how to achieve booming broadband...
Policy and Regulation
CITC seeks public input on new digital content platform regulations
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Saudi Arabia’s digital regulator, is calling for public input through to 30 November on its latest digital content platform regulations.
NTA to slash mobile interconnection charges
The telecom authority is implementing “Nepal Interconnection Guidelines 2076” from Magh 1 that will see the service fees reduced...
Middle East
Kaspersky, Saudi Technology Control to combat cyberattack
Saudi Arabia is currently developing digitization and advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, fintech and 5G across its public and private sector...
Major technology push to boost connectivity in Bahrain
Transport connectivity will be complemented by technology investment in land and sea fibre optics, connecting all regions of Bahrain as the country embarks on multi-million dinar transportation projects...
Orange Jordan participates in the humanity and inclusion job fair
During the job fair, Orange Jordan communicated with job seekers the work environment, the required skills, and other information, and the importance of this job fair...
South Asia
Pakistan, DCO agree to enhance cooperation in IT, telecom
Pakistan and Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) on Sunday formally agreed to enhance cooperation and collaboration in the field of information technology and telecommunication...
Airtel Lanka outlines 4G network expansion to consolidate nationwide coverage
Bharti Airtel’s Sri Lankan subsidiary Airtel Lanka has announced a major network expansion programme to build out its 4G footprint across the island...
Mobile Content, Mobile TV & IPTV
Molotov app added to Vestel TVs
French streaming app Molotov is now available on the majority of smart TVs in its home market as it follows an agreement with Vestel, which manufactures sets under a wide range of labels...
Disney surpasses 100 million US streaming subscribers
According to Ampere Analysis, Disney topped 100 million subscribers in the US to its services Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ for the first time in early Q4...
North Africa
Egypt's EFG Hermes launches new digital trading platform
The EFG Hermes One application will also allow new and veteran investors to tap into a wealth of investment knowledge, execute informed trades, and monitor their portfolios in real time - all through a simpler, user-friendly...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
Malaysia’s JENDELA delivering on 4G coverage promise, narrowing digital divide
Initially, the approach in the first phase was to gradually shut down the existing 3G networks, improve existing 4G networks to support the deployment of 5G...
Epic 5G launch in Malta
Maltese cellco Epic (formerly Vodafone Malta) has announced the launch of its 5G network in parts of the Inner Harbour area around Valletta...
Satellite & Internet
SatADSL partners with ABS
SatADSL expects to further expand into Southeast Asia with the new service offerings from ABS satellite beams...
Enable to boost fiber speeds in Christchurch
Wholesale fibre provider Enable Networks has announced plans to upgrade most fiber broadband customers across the Christchurch area...
Global Telecom Update
African data centre initiative to kick off in Lagos and Durban
OADC says it will deploy data centre facilities strategically throughout the continent, focusing on key locations for connectivity in each country...
Brazil is set to make major advances in its digital transformation journey
As part of the global shift towards a cloud-powered future and recognizing the growth of startups and tech enterprises in Brazil, Laiye and Huawei Cloud have declared their committment to helping companies innovate, scale,...
Workz launches eSIM cloud
IoT solutions provider Workz has expanded its eSIM subscription management solution to offer a GSMA certified cloud-based platform in the US...
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