December 10, 2019

The UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has joined forces with Chinese tech giant, Huawei to open a ‘5G & IoT Joint OpenLab’ in Dubai.

Established in Dubai Media City, the lab will focus on the areas of fifth-generation mobile network technology and the Internet of Things, a TRA official told The National, without divulging further details.

'Through the OpenLab platform, Huawei will work with customers and partners around the world to develop the best possible industry-specific solutions,” said Wang Su, vice president of marketing"...

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December 9, 2019

DUBAI, 8th December 2019 (WAM) -- Driverless vehicles are tested on 5G technology ahead of a planned deployment of such vehicles on UAE roads, a top official told the Emirates News Agency, WAM, on Sunday.

'We will expand 5G network to important sectors such as transport, health and education. As per this policy, 5G network was provided in a place away from the city in Dubai [Dubai Silicone Oasis] for testing driverless vehicles,' said Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, the Director General of the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA.

According to"...

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December 8, 2019

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has once again maintained its ground-breaking achievement of publishing the 2018 Sustainability Report, compatible with the global standards for sustainability reporting (GRI standards), which merited the RTA the prestige of being the first global roads and transport entity to achieve this billing.

The achievement is certified by the Reasonable Assurance Statement of the Norwegian DNV GL, a specialist organisation in the assessment of sustainability reporting of firms and government entities.

In line with its strategic goal (financial sustainability), the RTA exceeded the target by cutting costs in 2018 by 14 percent and maximising revenues by five percent"...

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December 4, 2019

The GSMA today announced further details of MWC Barcelona 2020 activity, including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 February 2020, with events across Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet.

“Our vision at the GSMA is to unlock the full power of connectivity so that people, industry and society thrive. The MWC20 theme of ‘Limitless Intelligent Connectivity’ features how 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Big Data are doing just that,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “MWC Barcelona continues"...

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December 2, 2019

A UAE telecom company has announced a special offer for the 48th National Day - offering free mobile data to its customers.

Du's special offer gives free 48 GB mobile data for 48 hours - starting from December 2 to 3, 2019.

The free mobile data, free high speed WiFi and freeview documentary is for Emirati postpaid and prepaid customers.

To avail the free 48 GB national data offer, Emirati customers need to dialling *055*48# between December 1 and 3.



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November 27, 2019

The GSMA has today released two new reports at the annual ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – MENA’ event happening in Dubai. These reports highlight the positive economic impact of the mobile ecosystem on markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as the transformative impact of IoT technologies on regional governments’ strategic national visions.

The two reports from GSMA"...

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November 26, 2019

Vodafone Qatar, together with Inseego Corp., a pioneer in 5G and IoT device-to-cloud solutions, today introduced the 5G MiFi M1100, the first commercially available 5G mobile hotspot in Qatar and the region. With this new 5G MiFi hotspot, Vodafone Qatar customers can enjoy the power of 5G on their existing phones and other devices even if they are not 5G-enabled. Priced at QR 1,999 the 5G MiFi M1100 is available now at all Vodafone Qatar stores.


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November 18, 2019

Dubai-based Nedaa, a professional communication company, has been named the official secure network communications provider at this year’s edition of Dubai Airshow running from November 17 to 21 at Dubai World Central.

Nedaa is offering the Dubai Airshow Organizing Committee a key line of its advanced wireless communication solutions to ensure smooth and secure emergency responses between security personnel and organisations such as Dubai Police, Dubai Civil Defense and Dubai Ambulance.

Nedaa is positioning their mobile base station next to the Airshow site, offering round-the-clock monitoring and connectivity for addressing critical situations and equipment malfunction. Known as the first"...

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November 13, 2019

Etisalat today announced the launch of its new ‘Freedom Unlimited’ plans, offering postpaid customers – for the first time in the UAE -- unlimited local and international calls on select plans.

With the new ‘Freedom Unlimited’ plans, postpaid customers can choose a plan, based on their need and enjoy complete freedom from calling limits. They can make unlimited calls to mobile, or fixed numbers in the UAE, or majority of international destinations – enabling them to talk non-stop with their loved ones, freely connect with their"...

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November 12, 2019

Leading network communication firms displayed their solutions for business with satcom-empowered services at a major gas and oil conference in Abu Dhabi.

Network communications provider IEC Telecom showcased their new 'OneGate Energy' equipment, which allows business with satcom-empowered services to set up a virtual platform from remote locations.

The firm launched this product at this year's Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference.

It's a land variation of the firm's OneGate solution, which also has products available for the maritime sector, including OneGate Marine and OneGate offshore.

The solution enables technical teams"...

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