Inside Telecom

Blockchain Telecom

The seminal Bitcoin paper written by the elusive Satoshi Nakamoto has introduced a novel technical concept whose usefulness goes well beyond cryptocurrencies, blockchain.  Blockchain is basically a shared distributed ledger, and each user of the associated network has a full copy of it. Once a transaction is made, it is first validated to make sure it is […]

Will 5G Kill Me

5G is undeniably the talk of the moment, much more in the business corridors and governmental strategies, than in the telecom community. This does not come as a surprise since 5G with its promising capabilities paves the way to a myriad of new business use cases and digital transformation opportunities. 5G and the trend in wireless network […]

Batelco

The Bahrain Telecommunications Company was established in 1981 as the sole communications service provider in the country. The operator is mostly owned (directly or indirectly) by the Bahraini government with a total of 77 percent (more than 50 percent shared between Mumtalakat holding company and the social insurance organization). However, the telecommunications regulatory authority (TRA) […]

Climate Change Technology

Climate change has become an urgent issue in the last decade as alarming numbers have emerged, forecasting some catastrophic consequences on humanity as a whole. Carbon dioxide, a heat-trapping gas released from irresponsible human activities such as deforestation and excessive fossil fuel usage, has reached an all-time high of 417 parts per million, according to […]

Women of the Tech Industry

Women never failed to leave their mark as they created their path in various professional industries, and one industry is no stranger to the success of the historic women of the tech industry. Throughout the years, we have read the books of some of the most intellectual women from Jane Austen and Anna Frank, who […]

stc vs mobily

The Saudi telecom market is highly competitive with the existence of three major mobile network operators, STC, Mobily, and Zain KSA and several mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) licensed by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), the main communications regulatory authority in the KSA. Although each with a different strategy, they have been all […]

Sustainable Smartphones

The COVID-19 pandemic and the overtake of digital transformation on all frontiers hazardously affected the supply chain of many industries, and the smartphone industry is one of them. With the speedy technological development, everyone has built this craving to have the thinnest, fastest, latest, and smartest phones. But what do we really know about the […]

stock market digitalization

When the world was first hit with its COVID-19 case and the news hastily spread, global populations were hit with the pandemic whiplash, bursting into their comfort zones and breaking all bounders of normality. For the tech industry, however, this was not the case. As businesses were closing doors, Big Tech giants were embracing the […]