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November 20, 2023
Featured Member News
SES-led EAGLE-1 Onboards TNO and Airbus to Deliver Ground Station for Quantum Key Distribution
The SES-led consortium of European companies, responsible for development of the quantum secure space-based EAGLE-1 system and working in close collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), is joined by TNO and Airbus Netherlands B.V., to design and build an optical ground station for the mission...
ITU Radiocommunication Assembly sets agenda for development of IMT-2030 for 6G and sustainable use of spectrum and orbital resources
​​The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly 2023 (RA-23) concluded Friday, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by charting future directions in radiocommunication systems...
Member News
•  Zain’s Innovation Campus hosts Science Month initiative
Member Logo Under their strategic partnership to empower gifted young people, Zain and Sabah Al Ahmad Center for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC) – a center of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) have...
•  Nokia partners with Mavenir to prove Open RAN system performance
Member Logo Nokia announced that they have successfully completed interoperability testing with a Mavenir radio using the O-RAN Alliance 7-2x interface at Nokia’s Open RAN Innovation Center in Dallas, Texas...
•  Huawei launches the 5.5G Intelligent Core Network solution to empower more new business
Member Logo The solution is equipped with native intelligence, making it powerful enough to implement service intelligence, network intelligence, and O&M intelligence, so as to empower more new business, and light up an intelligent...
Policy and Regulation
TDRA urges public to report lost or stolen mobile devices in UAE
The UAE's TDRA advises the public to report lost or stolen mobile devices to telecom providers, who will blacklist the device within 24 hours to prevent network access...
ITU Radiocommunication Assembly sets agenda for development of IMT-2030 for 6G and sustainable use of spectrum and orbital resources
​​The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly 2023 (RA-23) concluded Friday, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by charting future directions in radiocommunication systems...
Middle East
Alliance Networks bolsters Gulf region connectivity
Alliance Networks, a key digital infrastructure service provider, has embarked on a pioneering initiative to enhance connectivity in the Gulf region...
Ooredoo Kuwait accelerates digital transformation
Ooredoo Kuwait, the leading telecommunications company, has recently made a strategic investment in GitLab, an advanced Development, Security, and Operations platform aimed at revolutionizing the software development...
IoT sector estimated at 28% CAGR by 2028
The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC), the first independent innovations center in the region aims to enhance and deploy smart mobility services and systems, developed Labeeb IoT...
South Asia
Director Web Analysis PTA stresses importance of parental guidance in internet usage for children
Director Web Analysis Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Muhammad Farooq has underscored the critical role parents play in monitoring their children's internet activities...
Dialog elevates home broadband postpaid experience with more data & data roll over
The Home Wi-Fi postpaid plans by Dialog Home Broadband have been revamped to provide users with more anytime data without having a separate night-time and day-time data quota...
Content & Immersive Technologies
HD+ brings live pause and restart to DTH satellite TV with HbbTV OpApp
German platform operator HD+ will offer Astra satellite households the features of pausing, time-shifting and restarting the currently running TV programme from November 20, 2023...
LiveLike helps TF1 drive interactive engagement for Star Academy
TF1 Group has partnered with LiveLike, a provider of viewer engagement technology, whose audience engagement suite is now integrated into the Star Academy experience...
North Africa
Huawei showcases ICT innovations at Cairo ICT
The company’s theme for the event is “Together – Unleash Digital for New Green Egypt,” focusing on technologies like IP and Optical Networks, Data Storage, AI, and cloud solutions...
3G, 4G and 5G Networks
IOH deploying 4G in new capital, Nusantara
Indonesian telco Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) is working to develop a 4G LTE network in the country’s future capital, Nusantara, which is currently under construction on the island of Borneo...
SaskTel brings 5G to Lloydminster and Meadow Lake
Currently, SaskTel’s 5G network can deliver data speeds of up to 1.2 Gigabits per second (Gbps), and as it matures the network will provide significantly faster speeds...
Satellite & Internet
Intelsat and AMN to deploy new towers in Madagascar, Rwanda, DRC
Intelsat and Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) have revealed plans to deploy 1,340 new satellite-connected cellular towers in Madagascar, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...
EMCALI on course for 93% FTTH coverage by end-2023
The Mayor’s Office of Cali has announced that state-backed telco Empresas Municipales de Cali is on course to cover 93% of Cali with fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) infrastructure by end-2023...
Global Telecom Update
Aglocell acquires BandwidthX
With this acquisition, Aglocell gains access to BandwidthX's cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions, which will enable Aglocell to deliver even greater value to its customers...
With the cloud, SK Telecom paves way for 6G
SK Telecom has made headways in a cloud-based technology essential to advancing 5G and 6G wireless networks, the leading Korean telecommunications provider said recently...
TM, FiberHome launch innovation lab to build up digital talent
Telekom Malaysia and Chinese telecoms vendor FiberHome have launched an innovation lab to build up TM's digital talent ecosystem under their ongoing joint strategic partnership programme...
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