Middle East

Zain gears up for drone shields
New agreement with DroneShield for counter-drone security solutions.
In depth: The growing digital danger in the Gulf
Data security continues to be a pressing issue in the region, with many firms struggling to understand the threats and how best to safeguard against them.
1.5 billion 5G subscriptions by 2024 – Ericsson report
Could there really be more than a billion 5G subscriptions in just over five years? A new report says yes.
Just how ready are the UAE's telecom operators for disasters?
Sada Al Barq exercise tasked telcos with recovering from a tropical tornado strike.
United Arab Emirates has second-highest smartphone adoption rate in the world
UAE trails only Singapore in terms of the adoption of smartphone technology.
Is Virgin Mobile Middle East about to be sold?
Company representatives are declining to comment about reports the company is assessing options.
What we learned at day one of Huawei’s 5G-focused Global MBB Forum in London
Two-day event for Huawei partners, potential partners and media showcasing where 5G is already being used, digital inclusion, future 5G development plans, how tech is changing society, and more.
Inside Kuwait telco Zain's new diversity efforts
The Kuwait-based telco seeks to diversify its workforce and empower more women.