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Internet Solutions and Liquid Telecom partner on wholesale 5G services for enterprises

Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has partnered with Internet Solutions, to provide wholesale 5G connectivity targeted at delivering enterprise services to their existing and potential new customer base.  5G connectivity provides operators and Internet service providers with faster speeds, lower latency and greater capacity, ultimately enabling businesses […]


Alhakbani appointed CEO at TAWAL

TAWAL’s board of directors has announced the appointment of Eng. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Alhakbani as CEO. Amin bin Fahad Al-Shadi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of TAWAL, a subsidiary of the stc Group, expressed his confidence in the appointment because of Eng. Muhammad Al-Haqbani’s managerial and professional experience in the telecommunications and information technology […]


Use WDM to maximise infrastructure for 5G success

With new technologies regularly being rolled out for 5G – the fifth generation of mobile networks – operators can maximise their existing infrastructure to meet customer demands with waveguide division multiplexing (WDM). This is according to ProLabs, a global leader in optical networking infrastructure, as telecom providers continue to prepare their networks globally for the […]


How connectivity drives business growth in a changing landscape

Digital Transformation is forcing companies to change their business models and adapt to the new market reality. However, the good news is that in 2019, high-speed Internet connectivity is relatively cheap and freely accessible to all. Shelley Brown, Channel Sales Manager at Itec SA, looks at how companies are reaping the benefits. If you’re not […]


Frogfoot Networks looks to expand presence in complexes with Blitz Fibre deal

Frogfoot, a licensed open access fibre operator, has acquired the existing network and customer base of Blitz Fibre, and entered into an exclusive partnership with the company to accelerate the rollout of fibre in multi-dwelling units across the country. With a presence in Gauteng, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, Blitz Fibre focuses on building fibre infrastructure […]


Zain Kuwait partners with Dell Technologies to deliver cloud services

Agreement solidifies Zain’s position as a leading active partner in Kuwait Vision 2035. Zain becomes a Metal Partner for Dell Technologies in a bid to drive business coverage and go-to-market initiatives across its B2B and B2C platforms.  Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dell Technologies […]


FVC partners with Avaya to help African businesses deliver next-gen digital experiences

FVC, a leading value-added distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp to help businesses across North, West, East, Central Africa and Egypt (NWECA) deliver unmatched customer experiences with Unified Communications, Collaboration and Cloud Communications solutions. The partnership will see FVC become a distributor for Avaya’s products and services including […]


BT named one of the first global managed service providers for new Microsoft Azure networking virtual WAN services

BT’s multinational customers to benefit from new managed network services designed to manage multiple IT services in Azure. BT has announced a range of new managed network services for multinational customers deploying applications and IT services in Microsoft Azure. It comes on the back of the Microsoft Inspire partner event in Las Vegas, where BT […]


Etisalat brings UAE’s first smartphone self-service vending machine to Abu Dhabi

Etisalat launches pilot project with first location at ADNOC Distribution’s service station.  Etisalat has launched a smartphone self-service vending machine that is a ‘first-of-its-kind’ for the UAE by partnering with ADNOC Distribution, a leading fuel distributor and convenience store operator in the UAE. The machine will allow customers 24/7 access and a five-minute turnaround time […]


Avanti signs three-year Master Distributor Agreement with Vox

Avanti Communications Group (Avanti) has signed a three-year period Master Distributor agreement on its HYLAS 4 and HYLAS 2 satellites with Vox Telecom (Vox), a South African end-to-end integrated ICT and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company. The partnership enables Vox to use Avanti’s satellite fleet, which provides full coverage across Sub-Saharan Africa, to deliver a […]


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