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Huawei Helps Zain KSA Launch First 5G LAN in MENA Region

During the MWC22 conference in Barcelona, Zain KSA and Huawei jointly announced the first and unique 5G LAN network in the Middle East and North Africa.  5G LAN or Local Area Network is one of the most promising technologies, being able to face the three types of needs regarding enterprise network communication such as flexible […]

KSA, UAE, and Egypt to Spawn Billions in Gaming Revenue by 2025

Market research and consulting firm, iko Partners, publicized a new report unveiling that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA), the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Egypt’s gaming market valuation will reach $3.14 billion by 2025. Specializing in video games, esports, and streaming, iko presented data around the Middle East’s gaming sector state is typically confined […]

KSA’s sovereign fund to acquire 60% of Zain towers

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund proposed a non-binding offer to acquire a 60 percent stake in Kuwaiti-backed Zain’s KSA towers with various investors offering to buy another 20 percent, leaving the telco’s assets with an $807 million valuation, according to Zain KSA. The Public Investment Fund (PIF) offered a whopping $484 million for 60 percent […]

KSA’s CITC unveils free local roaming service

Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) launched on Sunday “The Local Roaming” initiative with the Kingdom’s leading telco firms to maximize services within all regions, specifically in remote villages and desert areas. Zain’s statement revealed that the primal phase of The National Mobile Inter-Network Roaming initiative will be launched in the Asir area […]

KSA’s Zain tops video game performance charts, report finds

Video games have become a benchmark for success for many broadband providers far and wide, as the gaming industry looks to continue its meteoric rise in popularity across all channels. According to Amsterdam-based games and esports data company Newzoo, during 2021, the market will generate revenues of $175.8 billion, a small year-on-year decline of -1.1 […]

KSA online food ordering to massively rise by 2026, report says

In a report released this week, the “Saudi Arabian Online Food Ordering and Delivery Market” was valued at $511.21 Million in 2020 and is forecast to grow at 10.05 percent CAGR during 2021 – 2026, according to Research and Markets. Even after the challenges of the pandemic, the market showed consistent growth. Going forwards, digitization, […]

Zain KSA to push for second 5G rollout phase

Zain KSA has announced that it will accelerate its second phase of 5G network rollout throughout the Kingdom in partnership with Infovista’s radio planning portfolio. The company plans to spread and geographically expand the country’s 5G network aims to deliver the new 5G services to every corner and spot in Saudi Arabia, to ensure that […]

Zain KSA, Nokia to offer 5G fixed wireless access

Saudi Arabian operator Zain has turned to Finnish Nokia to broaden its 5G partnership by deploying 60,000 units of the vendor’s FastMile 5G Gateway wireless broadband hub with eSIMs, across the Kingdom over the next 12 months. The technology will deliver stronger signal, better connectivity, and ultra-high data speeds to every corner of homes and […]

KSA among top 20 FinTech ecosystems worldwide

Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh, has been named one of the top 20 cities to watch for its high achievement and development within the FinTech space worldwide, according to a report by research organization Startup Genome. Bahrain and Riyadh were the only GCC-based countries that were mentioned in the report, with Silicone Valley, New York, […]

Global AI Summit paves the way for exciting new developments in KSA

5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IOT) amongst others are integral parts of the new world, as countries sharpen their focus on the latest technologies to digitize their institutions and improve quality of life for their citizens. Saudi Arabia hosted the Global AI Summit under the title “Artificial Intelligence for the Good […]