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Fiber Connectivity for Multi-Dwelling Units

Mike Grice – Deputy General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions.(www.go-asb.com)   Service providers are wise to focus their attention on the high concentration of potential subscribers available in Multi-Dwelling Units (MDU) as the source of new…


Etisalat trials Massive MIMO with Ericsson

United Arab Emirates (UAE) telco Etisalat has conducted a live on-air trial of Massive MIMO technology with Ericsson as part of its preparations for the launch of 5G mobile services by the end of this…


Etisalat offloads Thuraya stake to Yahsat

United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telco Etisalat has completed the sale of its 28.04% stake in satellite communications provider Thuraya for AED137 million (USD37 million). Its shares were acquired by Star Satellite Communications, a unit of…


Saudi Telecom announces alliance with Tech Mahindra

The alliance will focus on digitisation, the Internet of Things and Saudi Vision 2030 The Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has signed a “strategic alliance” with India’s Tech Mahindra to provide tech and digitisation solutions ahead…




Ooredoo aims to launch world’s first 5G home broadband

Following its launch of the world’s first commercial 5G network last month, Ooredoo is debuting a home broadband device. Qatar-based Ooredoo claims its home broadband device will offer speeds up to 2 Gbps. That represents…


Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions 2018

The Report “Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions 2018” reveals the perspectives gained from hundreds of conversations with industry leaders, and tens of thousands of consumer interviews conducted across the globe. Our objective with TMT…