Middle East

Atos asks: Is digital transformation only about technology?
CommsMEA spoke with Atos’ CEO for the Middle East, Marc Veelenturf, and the company’s market head for MEA Telco, Media and Technology, Premit Dhawan, to discover how Atos is helping telcos to evolve into digital service pioneers
NetApp’s announces new channel director for MEA, Italy and Spain
The new recruit will be tasked with expanding the company’s footprint across the region
Tata Communications obtains local telecoms license in Saudi Arabia
The Type B telecom license will enable the company to strengthen its foothold in the greater Middle East region
Zain Group posts a strong set of financials for H1 2020, as it progresses 5G and FTTH
The Kuwait headquartered firm posted strong results across its regional portfolio
Huawei reiterates its commitment to advancing 5G in the Middle East
The company’s regional president outlined Huawei’s strategy moving into the second half of 2020, including public sector collaboration, 5G industrial applications and the development of local talent
Zain KSA 5G network now covers 30 cities across Saudi Arabia
The expansion means that Zain KSA’s network now reaches all regions of the country
How Covid 19 is testing telcos’ mettle
Chris Burke, Sr. director of Telco Sales at Shape Security (a part of F5), pinpoints the interconnected challenges facing telcos contending with the COVID-19 crisis
Virgin Mobile UAE appoints new managing director
The new MD will look to accelerate the company’s digital growth in the UAE
Protecting supply chains during the pandemic
Anas A. Abdul-Haiy, director and deputy CEO of Proven Consult, looks at the challenges and opportunities brought about by the Covid 19 pandemic