Taking the brakes off Internet of Things
MNOs are now willing to forgo being the main service contractor and provider. Instead, they’re choosing to partner with IoT platform providers and third party system integrators, to realise their own IoT strategies.
Huawei reiterates the power of video as a great value proposition for telcos
As of the end of 2017, top 50 fixed-first operators had 300 million video users, generating $89.3 billion in revenue, a year-on-year increase of 8%.
Dubai unveils new digital apps to boost tourism
GPS technology guides visitors through Dubai from one point of interest to the next
WhatsApp extends service to businesses
WhatsApp Business enables users to personalise the customer experience
Uber launches new time-based service for Dubai's business community
UberHire allows users with multiple meetings in multiple locations to reserve a car and driver for up to eight hours in a day
Thuraya expands service portfolio with launch of VoIP
Second phase will introduce simultaneous voice and data on satellite network
Yahsat awards student entrepreneurs at GITEX 2017
First prize goes to ThumbFi app that eliminates the need for multiple remote controls
The telco-OTT truce
OTT players have come to stay and telcos have started to realise that partnering is the way forward.