Monday 19 March 2018

Trump blocks $140bn Qualcomm takeover bid

US President Donald Trump has blocked a planned takeover of chipmaker Qualcomm by Singapore-based rival Broadcom on grounds of national security.   His order cited "credible evidence" that the proposed $140 billion takeover "threatens to impair th


Thuraya displays latest product portfolio in US

UAE-based Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading mobile satellite services (MSS) operator, is showcasing its product portfolio at the Satellite 2018 conference and exhibition, which opened today (March 12) in the US. The event will run until March 15, at the Walter E Washi


Batelco displays new services at Capacity ME

Bahrain-based Batelco, a top telecom provider in the region, displayed its latest portfolio of innovative products and services at the recently concluded Capacity Middle East 2018 in Dubai, UAE. As a platinum sponsor, Batelco had a stand at the event displaying its newly launched


ITC, Sofrecom sign Saudi partnership deal

Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), a leading ICT company in Saudi Arabia, and Sofrecom, an Orange Group subsidiary, have signed an agreement to lead the Outside Plant (OSP) implementation and management in all regions of Saudi Arabia.   The agreement covers the n


Turkcell picks Affirmed Networks for network drive

Turkcell, a leading mobile network operator in Turkey, has selected Affirmed Networks, a specialist in virtualized mobile networks, as the provider of a virtualized GiLAN solution and as the system integrator for Turkcell’s network transformation initiative. As both solutio


DSOA 2017 profit surges 9.5c to $56m

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), an integrated free zone technology park, has posted overall profits of Dh205.7 million ($56 million) in 2017, a surge of 9.5 per cent compared to the previous year. Total revenues reached Dh590.5 million ($160.75 million) during the year marking a growt


Mobily launches high-speed internet service for SMEs

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has launched the new FiberNet service through FTTH technology, as part of efforts to support Small Medium Enterprises (SME) in the business sector. Mobily's service is provided via FTTH technology at high speeds that meets the needs of business sector


Dewa launches online chatbot on Google's AI platform

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched its Rammas service on Google's Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform to answer its customers’ queries. Rammas is available on iOS and Android platforms, Android televisions, watches, and smartphones, as well as s

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