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New report assesses operators' brand value

New report assesses operators' brand value

The brand value of the world’s biggest companies is set to fall as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. However, the telecoms sector may not be as hard hit as other sectors, according to the latest analysis by independent brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance.

Abu Dhabi drives digital documentation

Abu Dhabi drives digital documentation

Regional press outlets have announced the launch by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) of its Abu Dhabi Connect initiative to fast-track digitisation of government services in the Emirate.

Hot-Partner tie-up plans get dropped

Hot-Partner tie-up plans get dropped

Altice Europe’s proposed acquisition of Partner Communications has been scrapped due to disagreements over the timeframe – as well as the backdrop of the global economy in the current Covid-19 crisis.

Remote education takes off in Bahrain

Remote education takes off in Bahrain

If there was ever a time when remote education was more than just an interesting concept, this is it. For example, the government of Bahrain has said that 140,000 students are now benefiting from remote learning in the kingdom.

Etisalat expands meeting platform

Etisalat expands meeting platform

According to local news reports in the Gulf region, the leading UAE operator Etisalat has expanded its CloudTalk Meeting platform. It will now enable up to 50 simultaneous participants at any one time.

Ooredoo Qatar hits 5G milestone

Ooredoo Qatar hits 5G milestone

Press reports from the Gulf region have highlighted Ooredoo Qatar’s recent announcement that more than 100,000 customers have signed up for its recently launched Shahry 5G and Qatarna 5G plans.

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