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Nesma Telecom to introduce digital telecom towers in the UAE
October 16, 2017

Nesma Telecom & Technology, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia-based multinational conglomerate Nesma Holding, has revealed its plans to foray into the UAE market with digital telecom towers that can carry the devices of more than one GSM operator.

Nesma Telecom has partnered with EUROSTAR Group, Dubai-headquartered leading digital and consumer"...

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GSMA Statement on Status of Mobile World Congress 2018
October 14, 2017

The GSMA today offered the following comment on the status of Mobile World Congress 2018:

The GSMA has an agreement in place with the Barcelona City Partners making Barcelona the Mobile World Capital and host city of the GSMA Mobile World Congress through 2023.

The 2018 edition of Mobile World Congress will take"...

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The 2017 World Branding Awards sees 245 Winners from 32 Countries Awarded at Kensington Palace
October 13, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- The fourth edition of the prestigious World Branding Awards saw 245 brands from 32 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held in the main entrance and Orangery at Kensington Palace today.

Global tier winners included Apple, Beijing Tong Ren Tang, BMW, Cartier, Club Med, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Google,"...

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Openwave Mobility deploys NFV-based solution for Zain Saudi Arabia
October 5, 2017

The data traffic management solution allows Zain KSA to manage and monetize data including video streaming to deliver excellent subscriber quality of experience (QoE).

Khalid Charaa, core planning senior manager for Zain KSA, commented: 'We have seen a sharp rise in HTTPS and QUIC traffic over the past few months and we proactively took steps to find solutions that could ease congestion"...

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Zain Saudi Arabia Trials NB-IoT with Nokia
October 4, 2017

RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -- Nokia and Zain Saudi Arabia have taken a significant step towards the creation of an IoT ecosystem in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the successful trial of NB-IoT (Narrowband Internet of Things) technology at a live site in Mina area of Makkah Province.

In the trial - which used smart metering as a potential use case - NB-IoT was applied to communicate"...

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Nokia And Zain Saudi Arabia Successfully Trial Country-First NB-IoT Technology In Live Network For Smart Cities
October 4, 2017

Nokia and Zain Saudi Arabia said that they have taken a significant step towards the creation of an IoT ecosystem in the Saudi Arabia with the successful trial of NB-IoT (Narrowband Internet of Things) technology at a live site in Mina area of Makkah Province.

In the trial — which used smart metering as a potential use case — NB-IoT was applied to communicate temperature, humidity"...

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Eurisko Mobility Adds AI Bots to its Digital Experience Platform for Banks & Financial Institutions
September 26, 2017

In exciting news for both financial institutions and their customers, Lebanon-based mobile development leader Eurisko Mobility recently announced the addition of Artificial Intelligence Bots to its Digital Experience Platform (DXP), a cutting-edge solution tailored for banks and financial institutions. Eurisko's fully customizable bots powers all DXP modules from Daily Banking and Personal Finance Management to"...

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Huawei’s Honor 9 debuts in Saudi Arabia
September 25, 2017

Huawei officially unveiled the Honor 9 in June this year, and now its flagship model has arrived in Saudi Arabia. Embodying the slogan ‘For the Brave', Huawei has pushed the design and performance of the Honor 9 to meet millennial needs. As the Honor 9 has been designed with millennials fast paced lives in mind, it features an upgraded 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel dual lens camera, enhanced audio quality and a Kirin 960 chipset. Under the hood, the Honor 9 allows for 128GB of storage with expandable storage up to 256GB, along with 6GB RAM and EMUI 5.1 robust processing core. Powered by a 3200mAh battery and Smart Power 5.0, the Honor 9's battery life offers up to 78 hours offline music playing, plus QuickCharge technology that offers 0 to 40% battery power in half an hour. Huawei......

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Saudi Arabia Eases Restrictions on Messaging Apps, But WhatsApp and Viber Are Still Blocked
September 23, 2017

After more than four years of heavy censorship, Saudi Arabia has eased restrictions on the use of internet-based call and messaging (VoIP) applications.

In a tweet on 13 September, Saudi minister of communication and information technology Abdullah Al-Swaha announced that the ban on VoIP will be lifted within a week,"...

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Phone networks update carrier names to welcome Saudi National Day
September 23, 2017

Phone companies in Saudi Arabia updated their carrier names on customer phones, ahead of the Kingdom’s national day on Saturday.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Mobily, the two largest phone firms in Saudi Arabia, updated their carrier names on devices garnering praise on Social media.
STC customers now see 'LOVE U KSA’ when they check their phone’s status bar with their Mobily comrades getting ‘KSA 4 EVER’ as their new"...

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