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Billionaires: Kumar Mangalam Birla’s struggling telecom carrier sees stock surge

August 9, 2020

 Billionaires: Kumar Mangalam Birla’s struggling telecom carrier sees stock surge

Kumar Mangalam Birla

For investors riding a rally in India’s wireless carriers, the best returns are coming from an operator that’s warned it may collapse without help from the government.

Although Vodafone Idea hasn’t made a profit"... Continue Reading

Zain reopens all-new branches at Airport and Al-Hamrai

August 6, 2020

Zain reopens all-new branches at Airport and Al-Hamrai

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the all-new reopening of its main branches at Kuwait International Airport and Al-Hamra Shopping Center. The reopened branches leap beyond the traditional branch concept by offering a large collection of the latest electronics and smart devices from the world’s biggest brands, while implementing strict health precautionary measures"... Continue Reading

SES Selects United Launch Alliance to Launch Two C-Band Satellites to Accelerate C-Band Clearing

August 5, 2020

SES Selects United Launch Alliance to Launch Two C-Band Satellites to Accelerate C-Band Clearing

SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has selected U.S.-based United Launch Alliance (ULA) to launch two C-band satellites. This launch is part of the company’s accelerated C-band clearing plan to meet the Federal Communications Commission’s objectives to roll out 5G services in the United States. ULA’s Atlas V rocket will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida in 2022 and carry the two stacked satellites. Earlier this year, SES contracted with American companies Northrop Grumman and the Boeing Company to deliver four C-band satellites. These satellites will enable SES to clear 280MHz of mid-band spectrum for 5G use while seamlessly migrating SES’s existing C-band customers...... Continue Reading

SES Selects SpaceX for Launch of New C-Band Satellites

August 5, 2020

SES Selects SpaceX for Launch of New C-Band Satellites

SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announced today that American launch provider SpaceX will provide launch capability for up to 3 of its C-band satellites over two launches as part of the company’s accelerated C-band clearing plan. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch two C-band satellites built by Northrop Grumman as well as provide enhanced protection to rapidly launch a contingency satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida in 2022 allowing SES to meet the Federal Communications Commission’s time-critical objective to roll out 5G services across the United States. In June, SES announced it contracted American companies Northrop Grumman and the Boeing Company to deliver four...... Continue Reading

Zain offers wide range of digital and cloud solutions to corporate customers

August 4, 2020

Zain offers wide range of digital and cloud solutions to corporate customers

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the offering of a wide range of digital and cloud solutions to corporate customers, allowing them to increase operational efficiency and empower remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic over Zain’s superfast and nationwide network.

Zain offers these"... Continue Reading

Ooredoo Group H1 revenue falls 3pc to $3.87bn

July 30, 2020

Ooredoo Group H1 revenue falls 3pc to $3.87bn

Ooredoo Group, a mjaot telecom groupin the region, said that its revenue declined by 3% year-on-year to QR14.1 billion ($3.87 billion) in the first half (H1) of the year due to the Covid-19 impact.

Consequently, Ooredoo Group reported net profits of QR818 million for the first half of 2020, which were slightly down compared to the same period last year.

A reduction in handset sales"... Continue Reading

Zain recognizes efforts of Interior Ministry frontliners

July 28, 2020

Zain recognizes efforts of Interior Ministry frontliners

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, recognized the great efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior’s frontliners at traffic checkpoints by visiting them on the field as a sign of gratitude for their great efforts in protecting the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The initiative came to complement"... Continue Reading

Zain inks agreement with KOTC to offer latest digital solutions

July 26, 2020

Zain inks agreement with KOTC to offer latest digital solutions

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced signing an agreement with the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), to offer the latest telecommunications solutions built on the most advanced technologies. The agreement is an extension of the long-term strategic partnership between the two companies throughout the past years.

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Nexign Expands International Presence with New Office in Latin America

July 22, 2020

Nexign Expands International Presence with New Office in Latin America

Nexign (part of ICS Holding), a leading Business Support System (BSS) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider for telecommunications service providers, today announced that it expands its international presence to Latin America by opening a new office in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This initiative will enable Nexign to strengthen its positions in emerging markets by offering LATAM customers solutions to drive digital transformation efforts. According to the GSMA report, the data traffic in LATAM will grow more than sixfold by 2024. Also, GSMA expects the mobile penetration rate to reach 73% by 2025. Nexign aims to use its 28 years of engineering excellence to help local telecom operators consolidate...... Continue Reading

Zain offers distance learning solutions in partnership with Classera

July 21, 2020

Zain offers distance learning solutions in partnership with Classera

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the offering of distance learning services and solutions to corporate customers in partnership with Classera, a global leader in e-learning platforms. Through this partnership, Zain offers a complete set of e-learning services to meet the needs of the education sector during the COVID-19 pandemic over Zain’s superfast network.

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