Thursday 25 February 2021

Airbus, Atlas Telecom in smart communications solutions deal

Airbus and Atlas Telecom, a UAE-based communications technology integration and security solutions company, have signed a strategic partnership agreement at the ongoing IDEX 2021 to combine their local and global expertise and reinforce collaboration among public safety agencies in Abu Dhabi.


UAE firm unveils ultra-secure messaging app

Digital14, a UAE-based leader in digital transformation and cyber resilience, has announced the latest release of Katim Messenger, the world's first ultra-secure chat application, now available to UAE businesses and all government entities. It means that organisations can be


Du announces foreign ownership limit increase to 49%

The Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) has announced that it has raised its foreign ownership limit to 49 percent. In a filing to Dubai Financial Market, the company said effective February 23, 2021, individual UAE nationals and wholly UAE establishments, compani


Zain Group's 2020 revenue hits $5.3bn, net income down 10pc

Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in seven markets across the Middle East and Africa, has registered a consolidated revenue of KD1.63 billion ($5.3 billion) for 2020, reflecting a 2% Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) decline, while consolidated ebitda for the period declined by 8% Y-o-Y, to r


Etisalat records solid revenue for 2020, net profit hits $2.4bn

UAE's leading telecom services operator Etisalat has registered consolidated revenues of AED51.7 billion ($14.1 billion) for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2020, while its net profit after federal royalty surged to hit AED9 billion ($2.4 billion), up 3.8 per cent over the year be


Etisalat and stc named MEA’s strongest telecoms brands

Etisalat and stc remain the frontrunners across the MEA region, claiming the title of the MEA’s strongest and most valuable telecoms brands, respectively.   stc is the region’s most valuable brand, its brand value up an impressive 14% to US$9.2 billi


Delta Air Lines taps IBM for public cloud expertise

IBM and Delta Air Lines have announced a multi-year agreement under which IBM will help lead Delta to the public cloud, in order to increase its agility, speed to market and innovation capabilities around digital transformation. As part of the expanded relationship, IBM will prov


UAE's du selects Ericsson 5G RAN

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has selected Ericsson to deploy its state of the art 5G radio access network (RAN) products and solutions as part of a major network expansion and modernisation.   In line with United Arab Emirates&r


Siemon highlights role of IIoT in network infrastructure

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is urging commercial organisations to maximise the potential of the industrial internet of things (IIoT) by using innovative technology to create a common networking platform. The company warns that failing to do so coul


Batelco net profit up 10% to $150m in 2020

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading telecom provider, has announced a net profit attributable to equity holders of  BD56.7 million ($150.4 million) for the full year 2020, a 10% increase from BD51.6 million ($136.9 million) for 2019.     The increase

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