SAMENA Daily News

'SAMENA Daily' - Archive

Previous Previous Next   Next

  SAMENA Daily - Industry News Briefing

SAMENA Telecommunications Council - Logo Industry News Briefing
June 5, 2022
Featured Member News
ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission urges faster global action on digital development
​The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development met in Kigali, Rwanda, this weekend to pinpoint new actions that can drive faster progress towards universal meaningful access to digital networks and services.
Member News
•  stc sponsors graduation ceremony for disabled students
Member Logo Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc, a world-class digital leader providing innovative services and platforms to customers, announced its main sponsorship of the graduation ceremony honoring students with physical...
•  Nokia, NS Solutions to deploy 5G SA private wireless network at Nara Institute of Science and Technology to advance research capabilities
Member Logo Nokia announced that NS Solutions deployed Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) and 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology as part of a Local 5G network for Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) at Nara...
Policy and Regulation
Bahrain honoured at ITU WSIS Forum 2022 for Digital Policies
Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has been honoured for its Digital Policies project at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2022...
Potraz promoting online content in local languages
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is promoting the creation of online content in local languages to support inclusive internet usage...
North Africa
Egyptian B2B paytech Paymob raises US$50 million in Series B funding round
Paymob, an Egyptian B2B merchant financial services platform, raised US$50 million in a Series B fundraising round, increasing the company’s total capital to US$68.5 million...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
4G coverage in Sabah’s populated areas now at 86.9%
The achievement was the result of concerted efforts in strengthening broadband service infrastructure, especially through the National Digital Network Plan (JENDELA) in Sabah...
Masmovil’s 5G network reaches almost 900 towns and cities across Spain
Spanish telecom operator Masmovil is currently offering 5G service in almost 900 towns and cities in 40 provinces across Spain for the customers of its Yoigo brand, the company said in a release...
Satellite & Internet
Hughes supports rural connectivity initiative in Mexico
Satellite technology company Hughes Network Systems has announced a number of major deals that aim to bring connectivity to rural and hard-to-reach areas in Mexico...
CityFibre completes financing to boost gigabit rollout
In one of Europe’s largest ever financing for a company of its kind, CityFibre has secured a debt package to finance fully its ambition to rollout full-fiber gigabit-capable broadband to 8 million UK homes...
Global Telecom Update
ADVA launches GPS-backup-as-a-service
ADVA introduced a GPS/GNSS-backup-as-a-service (GBaaS) that employs a combination of multi-layer detection, multi-source backup and fault-tolerant mitigation to render timing networks more secure...
Telefónica selects Mavenir for cloud-native IMS Core
Mavenir confirmed its selection by Telefónica Hispam (Hispanoamérica) to supply cloud-native IMS Core for fixed and mobile networks across Mexico, Colombia, and Chile...
Middle East
App sharing and mobile gaming witness tremendous upsurge during Eid in the Middle East
The data explores the types of mobile apps and games that have gained popularity amongst people of all ages and how this will drive market growth across the MENA region...
Orange Jordan launches a unique digital experience through “jood Orange” app
Orange Jordan has launched an integrated, digital experience focusing on ease, quality and customer choice of services provided through its new app, “jood Orange”, a new model in the Jordanian market offering a...
Oman Data Park Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Bank Nizwa
This partnership further attests to Bank Nizwa’s keen focus on embracing digitalisation and technological innovation to deliver distinct, elevated and customised services to its customers...
Saudi telecom operator KEIR calls Nomu listing a significant step to drive growth
KEIR’s primary objectives are wired and wireless communications, voice communications, cybersecurity, smart meters, alternative energy, and manufacturing...
Align Technology drives innovation in digital dentistry
Align Technology, a global medical device company has announced the launch of its iTero Element 5D Plus imaging system in the Middle East...
South Asia
Excel Telecom, sign MoU
As a part of sustainable business and its continued expansion, Excel Telecom (Pvt.) Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with recently...
Namaste Pay starts Smart QR service in Nepal
Namaste Pay has announced the launch of the Smart QR service, that will be available across all smart QR merchants in Nepal...
Mobile Content, Mobile TV & IPTV
Warner Bros to set up new TV, streaming production company
As part of an exclusive five-year agreement, Warner Bros. Discovery will finance Emmerich’s venture and have distribution rights to films and series...
Irdeto and Broadpeak power Tata Play Binge OTT aggregation service
With the new solution in place, Tata Play is able to add additional security features based on its market requirements and extend its linear TV services, offering a more secure and enjoyable experience for its customers...
About SAMENA Council
Board of Directors
Working Groups
Industry Matters
5G Development
Digital Services
Industry Fees & Taxation
Latest Open Consultations
Industry Issues
Position Papers
Articles & Industry Views
SAMENA Trends & Media
Industry Updates
SAMENA Council in Media
Video Content
Please add to your E-mail Safe List.

If you received this news update from a colleague and are interested in receiving your own copy, please contact us here »
Disclaimer: Information contained herein has been obtained from sources, which we deem reliable. SAMENA Telecommunications Council is not liable for any misinformed decisions that the reader may reach by being solely reliant on information contained herein. Expert advice should be sought.
To unsubscribe, click Manage Your Subscription below.
SAMENA Telecommunications Council