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Zain Saudi Arabia backs major digital event
December 6, 2017

Zain Saudi Arabia, in partnership with Trescon Global, has sponsored the Big DT Show Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in support of the digital transformation programmes in the kingdom.

The conference was highly attended, with key participation of senior professionals in the public and private sectors, said a statement.

The conference included a series of panel discussions, presentations, workshops and live demonstrations in the field"...

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Collaboration with Sagemcom: Ooredoo Launches the First IoT Network in Tunisia
December 4, 2017

Ooredoo Tunisia and Sagemcom have just launched the first Tunisian Internet of Things (IoT) network, based on LoRa™ technology. The network enables devices to exchange small amounts of data, with a standard battery providing independent battery life of up to 10 years.

This IoT network will also facilitate the development of solutions in various areas: Smart City (smart parking, presence"...

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No need to enter iqama number to recharge pre-paid mobile phones
November 16, 2017

Now there is no need to enter one’s iqama (residence card) number to recharge balance in a pre-paid mobile phone.

The Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC) issued directives to all mobile telecommunication service providers to end this practice starting Wednesday.

In July 2012, the CITC linked the charging, recharging or transferring of the balance of mobile phones via prepaid cards to the user’s iqama number....

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Our Telekom to Roll Out First 4G/LTE Network and High-Speed Broadband in Solomon Islands with SES Networks
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)"...

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GSMA Provides Further Updates on Programmes at Mobile World Congress 2018
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"...

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ImmerVision’s Advanced Optical and Imaging Technology Deliver Immersive 360-Degree Images and 4K Video Capture for Motorola’s Newest Moto 360 Camera
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"...

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Comtech Telecommunications gets USD 1.1m order to support mobile backhaul network expansion in Saudi Arabia
November 11, 2017

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that during its first quarter of fiscal 2018, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a USD 1.1 million order for infrastructure equipment from NOVAsat, a systems integrator in Saudi Arabia, the company said.

The equipment will be utilized"...

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Bango Secures Victory Opening-up Egypt for App Store Carrier Billing
November 10, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- Bango (AIM: BGO), the leading mobile payments company, announces expansion of its operations in Africa through a partnership with Victory Link in Egypt. As a result of the relationship, Bango app store and merchant partners can launch carrier billing across all three Egyptian mobile operators.

Egypt has 90 million plus connected mobile"...

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