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Red Sea construction project builds LoRaWAN tracking system with Actility and Abeeway

Published 13 Apr 2021 13:47 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) is implementing an IoT safety system for its construction workforce and fleet of vehicles at its site on the west coast of ...

Mastercard signs tap-on-phone agreement with Geidea

Published 13 Apr 2021 12:45 CET | Saudi Arabia

Mastercard and Geidea, a fintech company in Saudi Arabia, have announced a strategic partnership agreement to accept Mastercard payments with the Tap-on-Phone solution in ...

STC to launch smart home platform in new city of Neom

Published 12 Apr 2021 12:41 CET | Saudi Arabia

STC Group recently signed an agreement with Neom to operate a fifth generation communications network (5G), in addition to establishing an innovation center there for ...

Avaya expands OneCloud CCaaS into Saudi Arabia

Published 12 Apr 2021 12:38 CET | Saudi Arabia

Avaya has expanded the availability of its Avaya OneCloud CCaaS contact centre system into 40 countries, including Saudi Arabia. The system is a key part of the AI-powered ...

Saudi Sports Company secures exclusive rights to AFC matches

Published 07 Apr 2021 16:17 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has inked an exclusive deal with the Saudi Sports Company for the media rights of the AFC Competitions covering Saudi Arabia for the ...

King Saud University plans CubeSat 2

Published 07 Apr 2021 10:53 CET | Saudi Arabia

King Saud University (KSU) president Badran Al-Omar has approved the design and development of the CubeSat 2 satellite to be used for exploration, Arab News reported. The ...

Saudi Arabia makes whole 6 GHz band available for Wi-Fi

Published 07 Apr 2021 10:22 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) said that Saudi Arabia will be the first country in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to make the full ...

Zain signs connectivity deal with Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones

Published 02 Apr 2021 11:11 CET | Saudi Arabia

Zain KSA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON) to offer 5G, telecommunications and fast ...

CITC to release more than 23 GHz of radio spectrum by 2025

Published 02 Apr 2021 09:31 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has issued its 'Three-year Outlook for Commercial and Innovative Use of the Spectrum in Saudi Arabia'. This is ...

KPMG and Oracle team up to promote cloud-based digital service take-up in Saudi Arabia

Published 01 Apr 2021 11:29 CET | Saudi Arabia

Provider of audit, tax and advisory services KPMG has signed an agreement with Oracle to accelerate the adoption of cloud-based emerging technologies in Saudi Arabia. ...

Starzplay offers free viewing with certain Virgin Mobile plans in Saudi Arabia

Published 31 Mar 2021 11:34 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Middle Eastern SVoD service StarzPlay is offering StarzPlay services at no additional cost alongside certain Virgin Mobile plans for customers in Saudi Arabia. Virgin ...

CITC governor says Saudi telecoms market worth SAR 70 bln, operators worth SAR 246 bln

Published 31 Mar 2021 09:39 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Saudi telecommunications industry is estimated at SAR 70 billion with the IT market size at SAR 64 billion, said Mohammad Altamimi, governor of the Communications and ...

Saudi education ministry signs deal with National Cybersecurity Authority

Published 30 Mar 2021 15:25 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Ministry of Education has signed an agreement with the National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) to forge cooperation in education, scientific research, training and ...

CITC seeks comments on use of FWA spectrum

Published 30 Mar 2021 14:57 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has is holding a public consultation to evaluate current usage of radio fixed links in Saudi Arabia, with a ...

Nokia completes Mobily enterprise NB-IoT network deployment

Published 30 Mar 2021 11:16 CET | Saudi Arabia

Nokia has announced the completion of a narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network deployment in the L 800 band as part of its partnership with Mobily. Nokia and Mobily ...

CITC seeks views on technical specifications for ICT equipment

Published 29 Mar 2021 15:10 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has launched a public consultation on the modernisation of technical specifications for ICT devices ...

Saudi Arabia approves Zain, Mobily tower deal

Published 26 Mar 2021 08:34 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has approved mobile operators Zain and Mobily's plans to merge their telecom towers, Arab News ...

Zain KSA launches GeForce Now gaming service

Published 24 Mar 2021 13:40 CET | Saudi Arabia

Zain is partnering with Nvidia to launch the 5G cloud gaming platform GeForce Now in Saudi Arabia. GeForce Now is a cloud gaming service that streams PC games from popular ...

Mobily selects Ericsson to deploy software on 5G network to improve upload speeds

Published 22 Mar 2021 15:09 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily has partnered with Ericsson to deploy a new software package on its 5G network to boost upload speeds. It enables 256 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation ...

STC signs development deal with Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority

Published 19 Mar 2021 11:26 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) has signed an agreement with the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to develop products using artificial intelligence ...

STC Pay turns to Red Hat OpenShift for Kubernetes platform

Published 17 Mar 2021 12:34 CET | Saudi Arabia

Red Hat announced that STC Pay has chosen Red Hat to help it expand its fintech services. STC Pay uses Red Hat OpenShift, the enterprise Kubernetes platform, along with Red ...

Zain KSA supports National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity

Published 12 Mar 2021 14:01 CET | Saudi Arabia

Zain KSA has announced that it will be sponsoring the National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity "Ibda'a", organised by the King Abdulaziz & his Companions Foundation for ...

STC says Solutions unit close to submitting IPO request to CMA

Published 12 Mar 2021 11:29 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has completed its feasibility study for an initial public offering (IPO) of its subsidiary Arabian Internet and Communications Services Company (Solutions ...

Virgin Mobile MEA declares 40% female workers, 25% in management

Published 10 Mar 2021 13:55 CET | Africa, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa said that it has achieved its sex diversity and inclusion targets for the Middle East, with 40 percent of the total workforce in 2020 being ...

STC launches largest digital operations control centre in MENA

Published 08 Mar 2021 13:49 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia operator STC has inaugurated a digital operations control centre with an area of over 42,000 square metres and able to accommodate about 2,300 employees. STC ...

 

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