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MTN and Ericsson begin first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa

MTN and Ericsson begin first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa

MTN South Africa and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have announced the first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa starting with a fixed wireless access site at technology company Netstar’s headquarters in Midrand. The field deployment in Midrand, situated between Johannesburg and Tshwane (Pretoria), is part of Ericsson’s continuing efforts to deliver end-to-end 5G capabilities to

Ericsson Report: the road to 5G in Africa will tap into future industries

Modernizing technological innovation will help Africa emerge from the economic challenges to a more sustainable future Africa remains the region with the highest growth rate in mobile subscriptions globally Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and the Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR) have released a report titled ‘Making 5G a reality for Africa’ at AfricaCom 2018.

Marathon 2018

touch employees run at the Beirut Marathon in support of himaya’s efforts to protect children

Beirut, November 14, 2018: touch, the leading mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, announced the participation of more than 100 of its employees and their families in the Beirut Marathon 2018 and its associated activities. touch partnered with himaya Association, an organization that works to end child abuse in Lebanon, under


Huawei Launches HiAI 2.0, Commits to Creating the Ultimate AI App Experience

November 08, 2018 At the third Huawei Eco-connect Europe conference, Huawei launched HiAI 2.0, an open platform designed to facilitate the development of On-Device artificial intelligence (AI). The latest iteration of the platform provides developers with an open ecosystem that lets them tap into the capabilities of Huawei’s chipsets, devices and cloud via HiAI Foundation, HiAI

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Zain hosts 2nd annual Women Empowerment forum in Kuwait showcasing progress to date and future roadma

Brainchild of Bader Al-Kharafi, the initiative’s focus is on raising the roles and number of women leaders across all Zain operations 12 months on, initiative having a marked impact on multiple levels within the company Forum witnesses all Zain country CEOs participate, indicative of the initiatives importance Program implemented aligns with the UN’s Women Empowerment

Joyce Azzam

Under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri Joyce Azzam Announces Bid to Become the First Lebanese Woman to Scale Six of the Seven Highest Mountains in the World Azzam is on a mission to become the first Lebanese Woman to complete the Explorers Grand Slam

Amman, Jordan: November, 2018 – Under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Global Explorer and Mountaineer Joyce Azzam announced her next challenge: become the first Lebanese woman to scale six of the seven highest mountains in the world, with her expedition to Mount Vinson, Antarctica, in a press conference held on November 8th, at

Mate 20 Pro

Massive sales results for The King of smartphones, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro Before reaching the shelves in Lebanon

Beirut, November 12th, 2018: Following the successful launch event in Lebanon, the Huawei Mate 20 pro achieved unprecedented sales results before its official release in the market. The king of smartphones pre-order phase, lasted for one week, and saw remarkable demand, pushing Huawei Consumer business group to increase quantities to satisfy consumers’ appetite for tech

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LG HONORED WITH CES 2019 INNOVATION AWARDS Five-Camera LG V40 Smartphone Wins Best of Innovation Award

Beirut, November 12, 2018 — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA™) is recognizing LG Electronics (LG) for groundbreaking innovations in technology and design with CES® 2019 Innovation Awards – led by Best of Innovation wins and multiple honors for flagship smartphones, wearables, LG OLED TVs, soundbar and home appliances. This marks the seventh consecutive year that


touch renews e-touch partnership with Teach for Lebanon

Beirut – November 8, 2018: touch, the leading mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, announced the renewal and extension of its e-touch partnership with “Teach for Lebanon” – TFL, to three additional schools for the 2018/2019 academic year: Al Aman School in Merryata, El Dinniyeh, located in North Lebanon; Arsal First Public School