PIF agrees to acquire 51% stake in stc Group’s tower company

Saudi Arabia’s PIF, stc Group to create region’s largest tower company

The deal is subject to regulatory approvals and it is expected to be closed in the second half of 2024

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MBRSC, HCT kick-off landmark student-led HCT-SAT 1 project

This Earth-observation cubesat, a miniaturised satellite measuring just 10cm x 10 cm x10 cm, is slated for launch by the end of 2024

Huawei

Huawei continues rebound with strongest earnings growth since 2019

While the company’s core ICT infrastructure business remained stable, its cloud business grew by more than a fifth, generating revenue of CNY55.3bn

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Bayanat, Yahsat proposed merger to go to vote in April

The merger’s fruition is contingent upon meeting various conditions, including regulatory approvals from entities such as the SCA, ADGM Registration Authority, and other regulatory bodies

UAE’s du eyes fintech push with new central bank licences

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (EITC), which operates du, plans to introduce digital financial solutions into the local market

Salam CEO Ahmed Al-Anqari

Salam CEO Ahmed Al-Anqari on Saudi Arabia’s telecoms opportunities

Salam’s chief executive officer gives us insight into how his company is growing, as well as some of the big announcements that they made at LEAP 2024 in Riyadh

5.5G

The reality of 5.5G technology: A game-changer in telecommunications

Huawei and Du signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost 5G-Advanced (5G-A) technology in the UAE

e& allots $6bn to boost connectivity in 16 markets

UAE’s e& to invest $6bn to advance connectivity in 16 countries

The group is set to reinvest in building networks of the future to accelerate technology adoption and increase fibre penetration and fast mobile network speeds

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Tech Mahindra’s successful outing at MWC 2024 with key signings

From signing on new clients to displaying its expertise in the green transition, Tech Mahindra made the most of its time in Barcelona

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This solar-powered, stratospheric Zephyr can replace 250 mobile towers

In an exclusive interview at Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona, Samer Halawi provides a glimpse into the transformative potential of delpoying Zephyr

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Revealed: Here are the Middle East’s most valuable brands

The ranking revealed that Saudi’s Aramco retained its status as the most ‘valuable’ Middle Eastern brand in global ranking, followed by ADNOC and stc

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Zain Kuwait’s 5.5G trial achieves blistering download speeds

The 5.5G technology from Zain Kuwait, which is also referred to as 5G-Advanced, is regarded as one of the final milestones before 6G

Why the UAE is closer to rolling out 6G

One of the final milestones on the road to 6G connectivity is almost upon the UAE as etisalat by e& outlines a 5G-Advanced launch date

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites

SpaceX’s new Starlink satellites beam phone signals from space

The US wireless carrier will use Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink satellites to provide mobile users with network access in parts of the US

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UAE’s e& ends talks to raise stake in Saudi Arabia’s Mobily

Telecommunications provider e& has ended talks on raising its stake in publicly listed Saudi Arabian network Mobily

Huawei

Huawei holds ICT competition in Bahrain to develop tech skills

More than 27,500 students from over 600 universities across 21 Middle Eastern and Central Asian countries have participated in this year’s competition

HUAWEI 5.5G

5.5G to usher in a new era of AI-powered intelligence in the Middle East

The introduction of 5.5G represents a significant leap forward in mobile communications technology, and brings with it limitless opportunities, for the future

solar energy

UAE’s e& secures Dhs366m loan for green projects

The loan will be used to finance or refinance eligible sustainable development projects covering a range of areas, including renewable energy

Qatar’s Ooredoo, Zain and TASC to create 2.2bn tower company

Qatar’s Ooredoo, Zain and TASC to create $2.2bn tower company

The new tower entity is expected to achieve run-rate revenues close to $500m annually

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OPPO Find N3: Hands-on review

The flagship device pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in a foldable phone

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Find N3 in UAE: Oppo releases flagship foldable phones

The smartphone maker says the new devices “redefine the foldable experience”

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stc Group inks strategic partnership with Red Sea Global

The agreement aims to facilitate digital transformation and empower tourist destinations along the Red Sea coast

Saudi Arabia’s stc Group 9.9% Telefonica stake

stc Group sticks to plan for 9.9% Telefonica stake, sources say

The telecoms operator amassed a EUR2.1bn ($2.23bn) stake, consisting of 4.9 per cent of Telefonica’s shares and financial instruments in September

Huawei 5G-A villa

Dubai’s ‘smart villa’: Huawei and du unveil world’s first 5G-A equipped standalone home

The 5G-A villa demonstrates the potential that deterministic experience technology holds for future households

Android 14 is now available for Pixel phones

Google releases Android 14, available for Pixel phones

The OS is now available on Pixel phones, with phones from manufacturers including Samsung, Nothing, OnePlus, and more supporting it later this year

TCL 40 SE

Hands-on review: TCL 40 SE smartphone

The smartphone makes an attractive choice for users seeking a budget-friendly device with reliable performance

iOS 17

What’s new in iOS 17? A closer look at the latest Apple update

The update makes iPhone even more personal and intuitive, says Apple

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Apple’s iPhone 15 series pre-order begins in UAE

Apple unveiled its latest iPhone 15 series lineup on September 12, featuring a slew of upgrades

iPhone 15

Apple’s iPhone 15 series: Features, specs, price revealed

Pre-orders for the series will commence on September 15, and customers in the UAE can expect the product to be available starting from September 22

Etisalat

UAE’s etisalat by e& attains TM Forum’s silver certification for Open API conformance

It becomes the first telecom company in the MENA region to acquire the certification