TELECOM

Our Telekom to Roll Out First 4G/LTE Network and High-Speed Broadband in Solomon Islands with SES NetworksNovember 16, 2017

Solomon Telekom Company Limited, trading under the name Our Telekom, is boosting its capacity with SES Networks to support the launch of its upcoming 4G/LTE network across the Solomon Islands archipelago.

SES announced that Our Telekom, the leading operator in the Solomon Islands and Oceania region, is upgrading fibre-like high throughput capacity again on the O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite fleet to roll out a suite of 4G/LTE services for"...

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GSMA Provides Further Updates on Programmes at Mobile World Congress 2018 November 16, 2017

The GSMA today announced new developments for Mobile World Congress 2018, including recently confirmed keynote speakers, as well as new exhibitors, sponsors and partners. The GSMA also provided updates for attendee experiences such as 4YFN, Women4Tech and YoMo. Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet.

“Preparations"...

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ImmerVision’s Advanced Optical and Imaging Technology Deliver Immersive 360-Degree Images and 4K Video Capture for Motorola’s Newest Moto 360 Camera November 14, 2017

ImmerVision’s panomorph lens technology, known for enabling lifelike immersive experiences through advanced 360-degree optics, imaging algorithms and low-power high-quality dewarping technology, was selected by Motorola Mobility to offer unparalleled 360° functionalities in their newest Moto 360 Camera.

The advanced functionalities in Motorola’s 360 Camera Moto Mod offer its users a whole new take on 360-degree selfies and live streaming"...

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11 digital developers from region win mobile gaming awards November 13, 2017

A total of 11 digital gaming developers from across the region on Saturday were announced as winners of the 2nd edition of the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) of the MENA region, held in Amman for the second consecutive year.

The awards went to the games “4 Wheelers” (Iran) as the Best Multiplayer Game, “Malaeeb’s Puzzle” (Saudi Arabia) as Excellence in Gameplay, “Mafiosal” (Iran) as Excellence"...

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Bango Secures Victory Opening-up Egypt for App Store Carrier BillingNovember 10, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- Bango (AIM: BGO), the leading mobile payments company, announces expansion of its operations in Africa through a partnership with Victory Link in Egypt. As a result of the relationship, Bango app store and merchant partners can launch carrier billing across all three Egyptian mobile operators.

Egypt has 90 million plus connected mobile devices and a SIM penetration of over 100%, of which 89%"...

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SES Networks and CETel Provide End-to-end Connectivity for Telco in AfricaOctober 31, 2017

A major European telecom operator will bring connectivity to new areas across North and West Africa and enable contingency services during fibre outages using a satellite-based solution. The network is implemented by CETel, a German provider of global end-to-end communications solutions, in partnership with SES Networks, who will deliver C-band capacity on SES’s NSS-7 satellite.

The new highly-reliable and resilient network consists of several"...

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Internet safety campaign launched to curb cyber crimes October 23, 2017

Reaching an “Internet free of crime” is the theme of an eight-month campaign targeting the youth to enhance their awareness of cyber crimes and ways to avoid being abused, the campaign organisers said on Monday.

“Most of the Internet crimes occur because of ignorance of the users, mostly the youth, and the idea is to raise awareness on early preventive measures to stop the abuse that might occur online,” said Hadeel Abdel"...

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Pepsico-Jordan Named Silver Sponsor of Samsung Amman International Marathon 2017 October 16, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, PepsiCo-Jordan continues its silver sponsorship of the ‘Samsung Amman International Marathon’ for 2017, thus reaffirming its ongoing commitment to supporting sports and youth in the Kingdom.

The Marathon took place in Amman on Friday 13 October, 2017, with a large number of participants of various ages and ability levels taking part. The event included a 42-km"...

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Nesma Telecom to introduce digital telecom towers in the UAEOctober 16, 2017

Nesma Telecom & Technology, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia-based multinational conglomerate Nesma Holding, has revealed its plans to foray into the UAE market with digital telecom towers that can carry the devices of more than one GSM operator.

Nesma Telecom has partnered with EUROSTAR Group, Dubai-headquartered leading digital and consumer technology innovator in the Middle East, aimed at helping the"...

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GSMA Statement on Status of Mobile World Congress 2018October 14, 2017

The GSMA today offered the following comment on the status of Mobile World Congress 2018:

The GSMA has an agreement in place with the Barcelona City Partners making Barcelona the Mobile World Capital and host city of the GSMA Mobile World Congress through 2023.

The 2018 edition of Mobile World Congress will take place in Barcelona from 26 February to 1 March 2018.

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