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May 22, 2024
Featured Member News
SES and SatProf’s GVF training program collaborate in first digital badging initiative for satcom education
SES, a leader in global content connectivity solutions, and SatProf, developer and administrator of GVF Training, a satcom industry-leading training program delivered in association with the Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA), announced the introduction of the first digital badging initiative for satcom education...
5G-Advanced to Herald a New Era of Digital Innovation and Intelligence in the Middle East
Global ICT leaders gathered at the 5G-Advanced (5G-A) Leaders’ Forum in Dubai, UAE, to jointly delve into the multifaceted progression from 5G to 5G-Advanced, examining both the technological advancements and the practical implications of this transition. Held at the SAMENA Leaders’ Summit, the 5G-A Leaders’ Forum charted the course for the evolution of 5G technology to the 5G-A era, which will catalyze digital innovation and intelligence across the Middle East...
Member News
•  Cisco 2024 Trends: Hybrid work model is here to stay
Member Logo Cisco recently announced key insights into the future of hybrid collaboration and workplace trends. As businesses continue to navigate the shift towards hybrid work environments, Cisco's latest predictions highlight the...
•  Industry leaders gather at Huawei Tech Carnival & Partner Summit 2024 in Baku to discuss future of digitalization
Member Logo It brought together more than 1,000 thought leaders, industry experts, and ecosystem partners to explore the development trends and best practices of intelligent networks in the new era...
Recent Developments
•  Middle East Glasses-free 3D Industry Initiative announced at 2024 SAMENA Council Leaders' Summit 2024
•  Eutelsat releases third quarter and nine-month 2023-24 revenues
•  Zain Group reports Q1 2024 Revenue of US$1.5 billion (KD 466 million), net profit of US$95 million (KD 29.2 million)
•  Zain publishes 13th annual sustainability report, titled “A Pathway to Value Creation”
Policy and Regulation
TRA launches project to measure andeEnsure quality of fixed broadband services in Oman
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has launched an initiative to measure and ensure the quality of fixed broadband services (home Internet) for subscribers in Oman...
CST announces the qualified applicants for the specialized radio network license to serve the industrial and business sectors
The Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST) announces the qualification of Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC), and Global Digital Integrated Solutions Company (Aramco Digital) to compete for the ...
South Asia
USTDA, CdNet to boost Bangladesh's 5G internet with Bagha-1
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a feasibility study grant to Bangladeshi telecom company CdNet Communications Ltd (CdNet) for the development of the Bangladesh International Submarine Cable, known as...
North Africa
Telecom Egypt partners with Huawei Cloud to host Huawei’s first public cloud in Egypt and Northern Africa
This launch aligns perfectly with Telecom Egypt’s strategy to position Egypt as the premium regional digital hub, promoting the development of cloud computing and digital services, and underscores Telecom Egypt’s...
Content & Immersive Technologies
ORF launches new streaming service ORF ON
Austrian public service broadcaster ORF is launching its new streaming platform ORF ON on 22 May 2024...
Max debuts in Europe with Spanish, Nordic and CEE launches
Warner Bros. Discovery’s combined streamer Max has arrived in Europe, with launches in Iberia, the Nordic markets and parts of central and eastern Europe...
Global Telecom Update
Rwanda pledges support for Timbuktoo Africa Innovation Foundation to accelerate digital development
Rwanda has committed to supporting the Timbuktoo Africa Innovation Foundation, an initiative focused on accelerating digital development across Africa...
Orange, Vodacom discuss network sharing
Vodacom and Orange are reportedly in talks to share infrastructure in Africa to cut network costs and deploy coverage in remote locations...
6G research targets new frontier for communications
Europe has turned its attention to the next generation of telecommunications technology promising higher speeds...
Middle East
Ooredoo, Qatar Airways, and Nutanix forge strategic partnership for hybrid cloud innovation
As Qatar Airways’ chosen partner, Ooredoo will develop a state-of-the-art hybrid multi-cloud environment, enhancing the airline’s customer experience and business performance with next-generation applications...
Vodafone set to transform business connectivity in Oman with new enterprise services
Vodafone has unveiled the initial phase of its ground-breaking enterprise services with the launch of BLACK for Business postpaid plans...
Aramco, Pasqal partner for first quantum computer in KSA
The agreement will see Pasqal install, maintain, and operate a 200-qubit quantum computer, which is scheduled for deployment in the second half of 2025...
UoB launches Huawei ICT Academy
The University of Bahrain (UoB) announced the opening of "Huawei ICT Academy" at the college of Information Technology at the Sakhir campus...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
Vodafone Idea to spend over US$6 billion on 4G and 5G networks
Fresh from a high-profile equity raising exercise, Vodafone Idea has confirmed that it will spend north of US$6 billion on its mobile networks in the coming years...
Vietnam's 2G shutdown on track as country gears up for 5G
Vietnam is on track to turn off 2G mobile signals as the country gears up for the development and rollout of 5G services...
Satellite & Internet
Starlink is now live across Fiji
The SpaceX satcoms service Starlink is now live across the more than 300 islands in the Republic of Fiji, marking, the company says, the 99th country, territory or market around the world where Starlink’s high-speed...
Vodafone partners with INWIT to bring mobile broadband to rural town in Italy
Digital services that can often be taken for granted in better connected areas, from remote learning to video streaming, can now be enjoyed at a wider scale across Bobbio...
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