Historically, the advances in technology have affected all business sectors. The Industrial Revolution disrupted manufacturing sector in the 20th century and, currently, digital technologies are affecting all facets of business and economy. Companies in the telecommunications and media sectors are facing a dire need to innovate their products and services, and to revisit their business…

More than 80 percent of the telecom executives from the SAMENA region believes their future success and growth depend on making fundamental changes to their business and operating models, according to a recent report produced by management consultants AT Kearney in conjunction with the SAMENA Telecommunications Council. The report, based on a recent survey of…

The Virgin Mobile brand, was officially launched by Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) on Tuesday in the UAE, bringing the first fully digital mobile service to the country. Virgin Mobile offers simple and transparent technology and provides an unmatched consumer experience through its innovative app-based service. Earlier this year, following the announcement by Emirates Integrated Telecommunications…

The market for drones in the GCC is expected to reach $1.5 billion by 2022, presenting a massive opportunity for regional telecom operators, according to Strategy&, formerly Booz & Company, and part of the PwC network. By leveraging their capabilities and resources, these companies can play a central role in the development of the regional…

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• 2017 will be challenging but, at the same time, will present a lot of opportunities • STC is investing in data centers, clouds, IoT, cyber security platforms • STC is optimistic about upcoming years Q: From the perspective of the Saudi Telecom Company (STC), how do you see the 2017? A: We see the…