UAE’s General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) has published the results of its annual benchmarking survey which evaluates mobile networks and services provided by licensees Etisalat and du.
Etisalat, a leading telecom operator in the UAE, has tested and started a phased upgrade of its network to the futuristic 4G Advanced (LTE-A) tri-band technology based on carrier aggregation technology for the first time in the region.
Zain Kuwait, a leading telecom provider, in collaboration with technology partner Huawei, a leading ICT solutions provider, plan to launch a commercial Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Kuwait.
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Today, operators could save 30 to 40 per cent of the cost by joining forces with rivals in their markets to build, run, and maintain mobile networks. The truth is, operators have long been exploring the possibility of sharing their mobile networ
Qtel, the leading telecom service provider in Qatar, has begun the test phase of its ultrafast 4G long-term-evolution (LTE) network, which the telco plans to launch by the end of 2012.
Waleed Al Sayed, Qtel’s chief operating offic
Mobily, the leading telecom services provider in Saudi Arabia, has awarded its MVNE (mobile network voice enabler) solution and services contract to Xius Limited, the Global Delivery Center of US-based Xius.
Xius is providing MVNE/MVNO (mo
UAE's leading telecom operator Etisalat has announced the launch of its 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE)-FDD mobile network across the emirates.
Announcing this on Sunday, acting CEO Nasser Bin Obood said with this launch, Etisalat has bec
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) hosted a presentation on the development and use of bottom-up fixed access, fixed core and mobile networks cost models in Bahrain.
The presentation aimed at helping the industry prepare its
Batelco, the leading integrated communications provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced an upgrade of its mobile network.
Accordingly a brief outage will take place in a number of areas on May 24th between 2am and 3am.
Batelco, Bahrain’s leading mobile services provider, will begin an upgrade of its mobile network starting from February 12.
Phase One of the upgrade programme will take place over an eight to 10 week period and will be carried out in stage