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December 4, 2022
Featured Member News
Omantel tops 5G utilization in the Middle East region with 5G for fixed wireless access
After three years of relentless efforts across the nation, Omantel’s 5G now accounts for more than 60% of the total wireless access traffic on its network - making it the first operator in the Sultanate of Oman to reach such figures in 5G deployment and have positioned the company as a leader among the best 5G network operators in the region...
Member News
•  etisalat by e& and Ministry of Economy celebrate 51st UAE National day with exclusive launch and major discounts for Emirati startups
Member Logo Etisalat UAE, branded as etisalat e& in collaboration with Ministry of Economy (MoE) announced the launch of a special programme for the Emirati startup registered at MoE’s National Programme for SMEs along with...
•  Nokia deploys next-generation fiber technology for a smarter, faster and greener Australian National Broadband Network
Member Logo Nokia and NBN Co today announced the deployment of Nokia’s next-generation broadband platform and its its Altiplano Access Controller to deliver a smarter, faster and greener nbn® network...
Policy and Regulation
Nicaragua preparing to use 3.5GHz for 5G
The Nicaraguan Institute for Telecommunications and Posts has outlined plans to utilise the 3.5GHz band to support the country’s future 5G ambitions.
Internet more affordable and widespread, but world’s poorest still shut off from online opportunities
The cost of Internet services has inched downward across the globe in 2022, according to Facts and Figures, the annual worldwide overview on the state of digital connectivity from the International Telecommunication Union...
South Asia
Microsoft launches Startups Founders Hub programme in Nepal
Microsoft has collaborated as an ecosystem partner in the Infodevelopers ICT Award 2022 in association with Nepal Telecom and Genesse, powered by Huawei and Smart QR programme...
Sri Lanka to launch mobile app for tourist safety next year
With this app, tourists will be able to check their locations, and take some steps to ensure their safety if they face any danger...
Content & Immersive Technologies
Baltic broadcaster and streamer TV3 strikes deal with NBCUniversal
Baltic operator TV3 Group has struck a raft of long-term deals with NBCUniversal Global Distribution, handing it access to shows such as La Brea, Chicago Fire and Law & Order...
Total TV becomes part of Telemach Hrvatska
Thanks to the national coverage provided by Total TV via satellite, Telemach is now available in every corner of Croatia, without geographical restrictions...
Global Telecom Update
Airtel, UNICEF to connect 300,000 students to digital learning
Airtel has partnered the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to connect over 300,000 students to digital learning in Nigeria...
Statkraft signs solar PPA in Italy with telecom Fastweb
Italian telecommunications company Fastweb SpA has agreed to offtake the power from an 11.25-MWp solar park that Statkraft A/S plans to build in Italy's central region of Lazio...
Megafon Tajikistan taps Vox for A2P voice fraud protection
MegaFon Tajikistan (TT Mobile CJSC) has signed an exclusive partnership with Vox Solutions to help identify Application to Person (A2P) voice (Flash Call) traffic and combat fraudulent routing and illicit bypass attempts...
Middle East
Orange Abdali Shop offers Jordan’s first 5G pilot experience
The unique experience included a simulation corner in the shop, enabling all those interested to enjoy and experience 5G technology...
Zain plans to invest US$800 million in Sudan in next five years
Kuwaiti-owned telecoms company Zain Group has earmarked investment of US$800 million for its Sudanese operations over the next five years, reports Sudan News Agency (SUNA)...
90% of 'Apple' users in Kuwait expected to shift to Apple Pay
Kuwait is expected to see a new boom because of the electronic payment services when Apple Pay begins its service over the next few days, as it will facilitate payment operations via iPhone and Apple Watches, enabling those...
Bahrain's iGA holds workshop to improve the quality of price data
The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has held a national workshop on capacity building in implementing technology for developing price statistics...
North Africa
Geidea partnering with ACT to foster e-payment solutions in the Egyptian hospitality sector
The partnership, which will see Geidea digital payment solutions plugged into ACT customers' existing technologies, will provide hospitality businesses with improved operational efficiencies by eliminating human errors...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
Swisscom launches 5G FWA services for enterprise customers
Swiss operator Swisscom announced the launch of Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) for business customers, the carrier said in a release...
5G business to reach $25 billion by 2028
A Global technology intelligence firm said revenues for 5G private network and 5G network slicing deployments in the Asia-Pacific region will increase from US$732 million and US$151 million in 2022 to over US$13 billion and...
Satellite & Internet
SpaceX releases ‘Starshield’ satellite services designed for government use to support national security
hile Starlink is designed for consumer and commercial use, Starshield is designed for government use, with an initial focus on three areas: Earth Observation, Communications, and Hosted Payloads...
Flow Jamaica introducing gigabit speeds
As per the report, Flow has added more than 200 communities to its fiber network since January 2022, with the new networks passing over 50,000 homes...
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