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Ericsson: 5G will reach 22m subscribers in MEA by 2024 with GCC nations to continue to lead
CommsMEA caught up with Chafic Traboulsi, vice president and head of networks at Ericsson Middle East and Africa, to find out how GCC nations can take the next step down the road to realising its full 5G potential
Batelco contributes $9.3 million to fight the spread of Covid 19 in Bahrain
The contribution will be made as part of the “There is Good in Us” initiative
STC to launch localising platform for E-SIM services in Saudi Arabia
STC has achieved GSM Association certification for the initiative
Investment in next generation connectivity pays off, as 140,000 students benefit from remote learning in Bahrain
Bahrain’s public and private educational institutes are offering lessons online and through specified broadcast channels
Seven GCC tech start-ups entered Bahrain’s ICT space in 2019
Bahrain is establishing itself as a regional hub for fin tech start-ups, thanks to its nimble, innovative regulatory environment
Zain steps up sustainability focus with publication of circular economy report
The new report looks at the challenges and opportunities involved for telcos in confronting the climate change emergency
Oman Australia Cable takes another step towards completion
The cable will be the first direct subsea link between the GCC nations and Australia
Huawei challenges US and European tech vendors to sign ‘no-spy’ agreements
Huawei has signed 12 5G launch deals with operators here in the GCC