5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in

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Etisalat UAE selects Ericsson for 5G enhance mobile broadband and fixed wireless

Etisalat has selected Ericsson to deploy a 5G radio network in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deal is part of a strategic partnership which will also see Ericsson and Etisalat working together to explore 5G opportunities.

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Huawei partners with Nextek and Quectel to drive IoT expansion in the Middle East

Huawei signed an agreement with two global companies to promote the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and build a IoT ecosystem in the Middle East: Nextek Solutions, a global IT & software provider and integrator, and Quectel, a supplier of wireless modules. 

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GSMA mobile IoT initiative helping operators target european connected energy market worth US$26 bn

The GSMA announced that mobile operators deploying new Mobile IoT networks will be able to benefit from the European connected energy market estimated to be worth US$26 billion(€21.99 billion) by 2026.

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Mobile industry embraces new GSMA Embedded SIM specification to speed Internet of Things growth

October 13, 2014, Dubai, UAE: Leading mobile operators, SIM vendors and module manufacturers are now deploying solutions that comply with a new specification, GSMA Embedded SIM, designed to accelerate provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) services. New research suggests that the deployment will grow the M2M market by 34% by 2020. 

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M2M Middle East Forum

Event date: September 22-23, 2013  Address Marina, Dubai  Abu Dhabi-UAE – Etisalat, one of the largest telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa, today announced that it will introduce the first large-scale discussion platform on machine-to-machine (M2M) technology to the UAE by hosting the M2M Middle East Forum 2013 in Dubai on September 22-23, 2013. 

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Etisalat appoints Khalifa Al Shamsi as Chief Digital Services Officer

Etisalat Group, a leading telecommunications corporation headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE has appointed Khalifa Al Shamsi as Chief Digital Services Officer for the newly established Etisalat Digital Services Unit.

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Dubai Municipality joins Etisalat in 'Emirates Energy Star' project

Dubai Municipality has recently confirmed their participation in a programme which aims to reduce carbon footprint levels in the country. Underpinned by Etisalat’s M2M technology, the Emirates Energy Star project is being rolled out across the country under the patronage of the Ministry of Water and Environment, Government of UAE.

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Etisalat selects Jasper Wireless to connect M2M and consumer devices across MEA

United Arab Emirates and Mountain View, California, USA: Etisalat, a telco with networks operating in 17 markets across Africa, the Middle East and Asia, has chosen Jasper Wireless’s connected devices platform, to connect M2M and consumer electronics devices across all Etisalat’s mobile network properties.

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Etisalat Mobile Baby wins Global Mobile Award

29 February 2012, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona –Etisalat Mobile Baby wins Global Mobile Award

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Etisalat service allows family and friends to see foetus photographs

UAE telecoms provider Etisalat has introduced a service that allows expecting parents to share ultrasound scans of their foetus with family and friends. Called Mobile Baby, the service also enables remote medical diagnostics.

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Etisalat and Telefónica announce the signing of a strategic multinational agreement

The two operators have jointly announced that they have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to enter into a broad-based cooperation. The partnership is designed to allow

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