SAMENA Daily News

'SAMENA Daily' - Archive

Previous Previous

  SAMENA Daily - Industry News Briefing

SAMENA Telecommunications Council - Logo Industry News Briefing
October 3, 2023
Featured Member News
SAMENA ACCELERATOR on October 13th to Build Case for 10 Gigabit Infrastructure Development in the SA-ME-NA & Neighbouring Regions
SAMENA (South Asia Middle East North Africa) Telecommunications Council has announced that its SAMENA ACCELERATOR on 10 Gigabit digital infrastructure will be held on October 13th at 2:30 PM at JAFZA One Convention Centre, Jebel Ali, Dubai – UAE. In collaboration with its valued member, Huawei Technologies, SAMENA Council’s SAMENA ACCELERATOR on 10 Giga will be held as a policy-level session within the main Ultra Broadband Forum 2023...
Member News
•  Zain showcases its digital corporate comms strategy
Member Logo Zain recently sponsored the Digital PR Forum, an informative event organized by the Kuwait Public Relations Association at the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)...
•  Tech Mahindra launches Generative AI powered vision amplifAIer, a smart data scientist for business analysts
Member Logo The solution will amplify the computer vision related use cases for enterprises. It will provide end-to-end life cycle management of computer vision (CV) projects, with emphasis on de-skilling the whole process...
Recent Developments
•  Huawei and China Mobile jointly released Green Management White Paper
•  Eutelsat and OneWeb combination heralds new era in space connectivity as world's first GEO-LEO operator
•  Companies’ reliance on IT managed services increases in 2023, sector valued at US$472 billion globally
•  e& joins the World Economic Forum's EDISON Alliance to drive digital inclusion
Policy and Regulation
Subtel gearing up for 5G auction
Chilean telecoms regulator the Department of Telecommunications has announced plans to auction a 50MHz block of spectrum in the 3400MHz-3600MHz band in January next year...
South Asia
Pakistan set to launch 5G services by August 2024
This marks a pivotal moment in technological advancement as Pakistan moves closer to joining the ranks of countries with 5G capabilities...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
Telefónica readies 5G standalone launch in Germany
Telefónica Deutschland (O2 Germany) flagged the imminent launch of its 5G standalone (5G SA) offering, becoming the second mobile network operator (MNO) in Germany to launch services that rely solely on a 5G core...
Movistar and Personal to join Claro in 5G auction
Telefonica Argentina (Movistar) and Telecom Argentina (Personal) submitted applications to participate in the country’s 5G spectrum auction at the eleventh hour, joining Claro Argentina...
Content & Immersive Technologies
Paramount+ added to Hisense Smart TVs in the UK
The UK is the latest addition to the partnership, which brought the streaming service on Hisense Smart TVs in Australia, Latin America and Canada earlier this year...
TikTok in limited test of ad-free premium offering
TikTok has begun testing an ad-free subscription tier in one English-speaking market outside the US, according to reports by Android Authority and Tech Crunch...
Satellite & Internet
Jumia takes on retail role in Africa for Starlink
African e-commerce platform Jumia has announced an agreement with satellite internet service Starlink to retail the Starlink Residential Kit in Africa...
Tanzania and Uganda sign ICT integration deal
Tanzania and Uganda have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to integrate their national information and communication technology (ICT) networks in a deal said to be worth US$28.8 million...
Middle East
GCC Nations lead the world in mobile network excellence
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) markets, encompassing Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, are at the forefront of providing exceptional mobile network experiences, as unveiled in Opensignal's most recent...
Cybersecurity campaign launched in Qatar
This campaign aligns with the global recognition of October as Cybersecurity Month and underscores malomatia's unwavering commitment to advancing cybersecurity in Qatar...
Saudi Tourism Authority joins forces with Huawei to boost Chinese tourism
The signing reflects both parties' ongoing collaboration and continued shared commitment to promote Saudi Arabia as a unique and dynamic destination to Chinese audiences...
Dubai readies to host startups, investors at Expand North Star
Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy is gearing up to welcome the global business community to Expand North Star, the world's largest gathering of startups and investors...
North Africa
Egypt advances in global R&D rankings, reaching 55th place in 2023
Egypt has been meticulously investing in its science and technology sectors, ensuring a steady climb in global rankings related to innovation and R&D...
Global Telecom Update
LayerZero’s BSIM to boost interoperability across Asia
Asia’s journey towards becoming a leading cryptocurrency hub has been marked with remarkable consistency, drawing the attention of several cryptocurrency firms and exchanges to the region...
Safaricom upgrades cloud services with help from VMware
Kenyan operator Safaricom has announced an upgrade to its local cloud computing platform and cloud services suite...
About SAMENA Council
Board of Directors
Working Groups
Industry Matters
5G Development
Digital Services
Industry Fees & Taxation
Latest Open Consultations
Industry Issues
Position Papers
Articles & Industry Views
SAMENA Trends & Media
Industry Updates
SAMENA Council in Media
Video Content
Please add [email protected] to your E-mail Safe List.

If you received this news update from a colleague and are interested in receiving your own copy, please contact us here »
Disclaimer: Information contained herein has been obtained from sources, which we deem reliable. SAMENA Telecommunications Council is not liable for any misinformed decisions that the reader may reach by being solely reliant on information contained herein. Expert advice should be sought.
To unsubscribe, click Manage Your Subscription below.
SAMENA Telecommunications Council