telecom

November 23, 2017

UAE telecom firm Etisalat on Wednesday announced the launch of the new mobile plan 'Business First' for the UAE small and medium business (SMB) sector meeting the growing data and non-stop connectivity requirements of the segment.

The new plan gives SMB customers for the first time ever 'non-stop data' for as low as Dh140 per month, bundled with local voice minutes and intra-company calling minutes.

In addition, customers can subscribe to a variety of flexible add-ons to suit their needs, including international calls for just 38 fils per minute, as well as national calls for 18 fils per minute. Etisalat also offers attractive pricing on the monthly packages if customers were"...

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November 20, 2017

Dubai-based telecom provider du has partnered with leading technology provider in loyalty solutions ViafoneTechnologies to develop an innovative loyalty platform that can improve customer service and retention by ten times.

The partnership announcement follows Viafone’s successful participation in the second round of the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) and is in line with Viafone’s participation in the DFA third cycle cohort.

The aim of this cycle is to encourage the creation of innovate digital products that are convenient to use, and overall one that will drive the loyalty quotient. With the app, customers will be able to interact, make decisions about purchases and control their"...

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November 16, 2017

Solomon Telekom Company Limited, trading under the name Our Telekom, is boosting its capacity with SES Networks to support the launch of its upcoming 4G/LTE network across the Solomon Islands archipelago.

SES announced that Our Telekom, the leading operator in the Solomon Islands and Oceania region, is upgrading fibre-like high throughput capacity again on the O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite fleet to roll out a suite of 4G/LTE services for consumers and businesses this year, in response to rapidly rising data consumption by subscribers. The Solomon Islands government (SIG) is also a chief beneficiary of this significant capacity expansion"...

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November 16, 2017

The GSMA today announced new developments for Mobile World Congress 2018, including recently confirmed keynote speakers, as well as new exhibitors, sponsors and partners. The GSMA also provided updates for attendee experiences such as 4YFN, Women4Tech and YoMo. Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet.

“Preparations for Mobile World Congress 2018 are well underway and it’s set to be the biggest and most ambitious event we’ve ever delivered,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing"...

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November 14, 2017

Thuraya Telecommunications Company and service partner, Cygnus Telecom, are exhibiting at Booth 628, Hall 6 at ADIPEC 2017 in Abu Dhabi, where they are showcasing the satellite communication portfolio for the oil and gas sector.

Rashid Baba, Thuraya’s Acting Chief commercial Officer, said, 'There’s no better opportunity to meet with top delegates from the oil, gas, and energy sector. We are pleased to be at ADIPEC where we can engage with both existing and potential customers. We look forward to gaining new industry insight and perspectives as well as discussing our latest offerings and presenting how our satellite communication"...

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November 14, 2017

Emirates based telcom company, du, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the FinTech Abu Dhabi summit with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority, in the presence of Richard Teng, CEO of Abu Dhabi Global Markets Financial Services Regulatory Authority and Hany Fahmy Aly, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Business, EITC, to promote a FinTech ecosystem in the UAE.

'Our partnership with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority will help us to establish the FinTech ecosystem in the UAE. This partnership will allow us to create the infrastructure and enhance new environments"...

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November 14, 2017

ImmerVision’s panomorph lens technology, known for enabling lifelike immersive experiences through advanced 360-degree optics, imaging algorithms and low-power high-quality dewarping technology, was selected by Motorola Mobility to offer unparalleled 360° functionalities in their newest Moto 360 Camera.

The advanced functionalities in Motorola’s 360 Camera Moto Mod offer its users a whole new take on 360-degree selfies and live streaming sessions; from the capture of front and rear shots for a full environmental perspective to the ability of sharing the moment with immersive 360° 4K videos on their favorite social network,"...

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November 13, 2017

UAE-based telecom services operator du said it has joined hands with famous Arabic singer Angham Mohamed Ali Suleiman and Victorylink, a leading value-added service (VAS) provider in Egypt and Middle East, to launch the exclusive platform “Angham World.”

The move comes as part of du’s strategy to become the ‘preferred content distribution channel in the UAE,’ said a statement from the company.

According to du, the new platform will bring its customers closer to the celebrity. Within the “Angham World” is the Angham fan club where fans can interact with the singer and listen to her latest songs, as they will have access to exclusive content, updates from"...

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November 11, 2017

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, today announced the launch of Thuraya Talk, its high quality Voice over IP service.

Thuraya Talk gives customers an easy and convenient way to stay connected and opens up unique communication capabilities for both personal and professional use. All users will receive their own dedicated number which can be used for outgoing and incoming calls.

The initial phase of the service allows callers to make voice calls and send text messages using the Thuraya Talk app that can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play starting today."...

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November 11, 2017

Dubai Internet City, DIC, the largest technology business hub in the region, celebrated a significant milestone as it welcomed the launch of Cisco Systems’ Cisco Innovation and Experience Centre, its 10th innovation centre.

Driving innovation-led growth across the region and spurring Dubai’s transformation into a smart city, DIC’s flourishing ecosystem has attracted global information and communications technology, ICT, heavyweights, as well as small and medium enterprises. Companies across the spectrum in DIC are also investing back into the mature ecosystem, enabling the technology business hub to set new benchmarks of excellence.

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