telecom

October 15, 2019

Du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has taken top honours in the Large Company category at the 2019 edition of the prestigious Arabia CSR Awards.

On behalf of du, Osman Sultan, CEO of EITC, was presented the accolade during the Arabia CSR Awards Gala Ceremony, held at The Ritz Carlton, DIFC.

“At du, Corporate Social Responsibility is a vital component of our brand DNA, which is why we strive to embody objectives that are aligned with the visions and objectives of the UAE government,” said Sultan.

“As a prominent operator in the UAE telecom industry, we are committed to using our expertise, scale, and reach to create and fulfil initiatives"...

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October 14, 2019

Etisalat, the UAE's largest telecom operator, on Sunday changed its network name to 'DAIS ETISALAT' to mark the Dubai Artificial Intelligence in Sports (DAIS) Conference and Exhibition, which takes place on October 14 and 15 at Dubai World Trade Centre's Sheikh Rashid Hall.

Being organised under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council (DSC), the two-day DAIS Conference and Exhibition will bring together top stars and decision-makers from the world of sport and leading names from the world of Artificial Intelligence for discussions on the scope"...

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October 8, 2019

Etisalat is pushing boundaries of innovation with its impressive digital showcase, signalling the new future of mobility at this year’s GITEX Technology Week.

This is in line with Etisalat’s continuous efforts to boost the Dubai Government strategy to raise the share of autonomous transport to as much as 25 per cent of the total transportation in the emirate by 2030. Autonomous technologies will get a boost with the 5G network, enjoying the benefits of high speed and ultra-low latency influencing the development of self-driving cars making them faster, smarter and safer.

In recent years, the mobility sector has seen tremendous innovation, change and disruption, with more power to"...

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October 8, 2019

Wray Castle Group, a new holding company, dedicated to serving the global Telecommunications and Cybersecurity industries announces it has acquired Wray Castle Training. Group announces plans to expand within the MENA region.

Established in 1958, Wray Castle Training is the leading telecommunications training provider. Delivering effective learning pathways, from entry-level graduate through to experienced professionals, using a broad spectrum of teaching methods including online, distance learning and classroom.

Having delivered training courses in over 55 countries,"...

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October 8, 2019

Russia will lead the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)1 in the commercialisation of 5G services, with the region’s other markets all launching 5G networks by 2025, according to the GSMA’s Mobile Economy: Russia & CIS 2019 report, which was published today at the Mobile 360 Series – Eurasia event in Moscow. The CIS region will have around 54 million 5G connections by 2025, an adoption rate of 13 per cent. Operators are forecast to invest $39 billion in mobile infrastructure between 2019 and 2025, of which over 70 per cent will be 5G-specific. “5G networks have the potential to transform the digital economy for businesses and citizens alike and our latest report highlights how Russia and the CIS region is preparing to enter this exciting new era,” said Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA. “However, in order to capitalise on the tremendous potential of 5G in driving socio-economic growth, regional governments and regulators must adopt policies, such as access to spectrum, that encourage inward investment and encourage the development of the mobile industry.” 4G Networks Growing, Subscriber Adds Slowing The CIS region had 235 million......

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October 7, 2019

Etisalat today welcomed visitors at GITEX Technology Week with its advanced and innovative showcases focusing on its main theme ‘5G-A World without limits’ highlighting the significant role of technologies like AI, Robotics, VR and AR across verticals.

The theme is aligned with Etisalat’s vision ‘Driving the digital future to empower societies’ by presenting solutions for the first time globally on the stand.

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October 6, 2019

RIYADH: The Saudi Telecom Co. (STC), the e-government program Yesser and King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) will participate in GITEX 2019 in Dubai.
At the international exhibition, the STC will unveil 10 innovative digital platforms created by young Saudis.
Mohammed Abalkhail, director general of corporate communications at the STC, said the company is a pivotal player in the Kingdom’s digital transformation.
He said that this year's exhibition includes future digital services and solutions that enrich the lives of individuals and institutions.
Yesser CEO Ali bin Nasser Al-Asiri said its participation aims to highlight the Kingdom’s role in the field of government"...

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October 6, 2019

5G has opened up a world of opportunities for telecom operators spurring innovation across many industries to provide a platform enabling emergent technologies to become an integral part of economy and lifestyle, says a top official of Etisalat Group.

Eng Saleh Abdullah Al Abdooli, chief executive officer of Etisalat Group, said 5G is expected to open growth opportunities for the telecom industry with forecasted global revenues to touch $2.2 trillion in the next 10 years.

'Etisalat is well geared for the future offering high capacity solutions enabling new possibilities."...

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October 4, 2019

The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Barcelona 2020, including keynote speakers, prominent participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 February 2020, with events also staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet. Under the theme of ‘Limitless Intelligent Connectivity’, MWC Barcelona will outline the convergence of AI, Big Data, and IoT, all powered by 5G.

“Supported by 5G, Limitless Intelligent Connectivity will shape a new digitally-driven industrial revolution,” said John Hoffman, CEO GSMA Ltd. “Attendees will be able to experience"...

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October 4, 2019

The GSMA today announced a number of new high-profile speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference taking place at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow on the 8-9 October 2019. The industry event features a stellar line-up of senior leaders from across the mobile ecosystem who will discuss and debate the impact of mobile technology in the region. A key focus this year will be on the imminent roll-out of commercial 5G networks with Russia expected to have 48 million connections by 2025.

“5G is a buzzword in almost every market around the world and Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States is no exception, with initial commercial"...

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