Friday 29 July 2016

TRA launches campaign on SIM card misuse

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has launched a campaign to raise awareness of consumers to risks of mobile SIM-card misuse and the importance of having people protect themselves. The “Your SIM Your Responsibility” was launched on July 10.


Mobily launches new submarine cable

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading telecom service provider in Saudi Arabia, has announced the success of dropping a high-capacity submarine cable (Asia - Africa - Europe - I) in Jeddah. The 25,000 km cable will connect Far East countries to Europe through the Middle East and Af


Etisalat launches first virtual telecom function

Etisalat, UAE's leading telecom company,  has successfully on-boarded its first virtualised telecom function using Affirmed Networks' virtualised Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution. Representing the core technology components of a mobile system, an Evolved Packet Co


Intelsat to launch new satellite on Aug 24

Intelsat SA, operator of the world’s first globalised network, has announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of the Intelsat EpicNG series of high throughput satellites (HTS), will be launched on August 24. The satellite has arrived at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, Frenc


Facebook's internet drone takes flight

Facebook said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minut

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