Friday 28 October 2016

Batelco, Ericsson to bring 5G and IoT to Bahrain

Batelco, Bahrain's leading teleom company, and Ericsson have announced an MoU to join forces and collaborate on the development of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) use cases. The agreement will help drive innovation and early IoT applications on 5G mobile network technology ba


Etisalat Group 9-month net profit hits $1.69bn

Etisalat Group, a leading telecom company, reported a net profit of Dh6.2 billion ($1.69 billion) for the first nine months of this year, an increase of 9 per cent compared to the same period last year. Consolidated net profit for the thrid quarter after federal royalty amounted


JLT delivers mobile computers to Basra terminal

Sweden-based JLT Mobile Computers, a leader in computers for demanding environments, has delivered a total of 50 JLT Verso 12 mobile computers to the Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT). BGT, which is operated by leading terminal operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (


Yahsat names new chief commercial officer

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), a private joint stock company fully owned by Mubadala, has appointed Farhad Khan as its chief commercial officer (CCO). Farhad will assume the position and will be responsible for the overall customer operations, marketing and sal


ICT ‘vital in driving Bahrain’s growth’

ICT sector’s contribution to Bahrain’s GDP is expected to rise substantially over the next 10 years, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) chairman Dr Mohammed Al Amer was quoted as saying by the Gulf Daily News,our sister publication. To read further


Huawei sees 5G as the road to connectivity

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, shared its vision for a future of connected possibilities that will be made real with the advent of 5G technology during the GSMA Mobile 360-Middle East Conference, which was held on the sidelines of Gi


Sage enters distribution partnership with Josor in Saudi Arabia

Sage, a market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, has appointed Josor as its business development and distribution partner for Sage X3, Sage X3 People, Sage 300 and Sage CRM business management solutions in Saudi Arabia. Josor, founded in 2011, helps s


Mobily offers 10 times more data for free

Mobily, a top telecom provider in Saudi Arabia has launched a prepaid packages and data SIM offer, where it will award customers an additional 90 GB when recharging 10 GB data voucher. Mobily clarified that all current and new customers of data SIMs and prepaid packages will bene


Smart Dubai Govt in tie-up with Emaratech

Smart Dubai Government (SDG), the technology arm of Smart Dubai Office, has signed an agreement with Emaratech, a top IT solutions firm, to prepare a work plan and conduct a feasibility study to develop solutions for smart transformation. The MoU was signed during the recently co


Batelco backs month-long PM convention

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital services provider, has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (BIBF) that will see the company play the role of communications partner for the upcoming Bahrain International Project Management Convention.

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