Mobile Operators

Verizon Forecasts Profit Below Estimates

Verizon Communications Inc’s annual profit forecast fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as it grapples with slowing growth in wireless customer sign-ups compared with last year and makes heavy investments in 5G technology. Shares in the Dow Jones Industrial Average company fell 2.5% to $38.65 in premarket trading. Verizon, whose plans are the […]

eSIM-only

While they aren’t the first to do so, Apple’s eSIM-only iPhone announcement is certainly the most significant to date. And as a historical trendsetter among telecoms original equipment manufacturers (OEM), this decision will undoubtedly spark a seismic shift in how service providers (SPs) onboard customers. So how will the Esam shift impact the market? Here, […]

du Partners with Abu Dhabi

Dubai, UAE, 14 October, 2022: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) to enable telco services on TAMM, Abu Dhabi government services website. The announcement was made at GITEX Global 2022 – where du is presenting an innovative showcase under the theme ‘Powering Governments, […]

Cybersecurity in Telecom

One of the main elements that ensure interconnectivity in the world is the telecom industry and the permanent telecommunications solutions given by knights of such industry. The telecommunications sector guarantees an intertwining between private communications and business interactions, making it an integral element of everyone’s day-to-day activities, be it through our smartphone and their connection […]

Mobile-Operator-Price-Increases

Feeling the Pinch? The rising cost of living is difficult to avoid. April 2022 saw food prices increase by 6.7 per cent, the highest petrol prices on record and inflation rise to a staggering nine per cent. As millions of customers see their mobile tariffs soar, Ross Slogrove, UK country manager at cloud calling specialist Ringover reveals […]

The digital world has been witnessing intermittent events that change how we interact, access information, complete our daily activities, and basically live our daily life beyond our physical connections. Probably the first prominent introduction was the Internet and the world wide web in the nineties. The next awaited event is the advent of the Metaverse, […]

The telecommunication sector has been evolving at an extremely high pace. Operators have had to constantly work on upgrades and evolutions on their network infrastructure, while developing new services in parallel. As a result, they have been even  forced to establish partnerships with many telecom vendors. Long gone are the days where operators had exclusive […]

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) […]