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MTN South Africa selects Ericsson for commercial 5G Core and Radio

MTN South Africa selects Ericsson for commercial 5G Core and Radio

5G commercial contract is part of MTN South Africa’s network modernization Contract includes supply of Ericsson radio access network, core, and transport products and solutions MTN and Ericsson are working together to identify and develop 5G use cases and applications to drive industry digital transformation Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by MTN South Africa

Alfa Stores in Tripoli Closed until Further Notice

Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT, has issued the following statement: In light of the glaring insults and physical assaults against its employees, particularly in the Tripoli area, Alfa finds itself obliged to take the decision to close its two stores in Tripoli until the circumstances of the shameful acts have been cleared and until the

Lebanese tech talents to represent nation in Huawei ICT Competition regional final

Winners will travel to China to compete against international finalists from around the Middle East region LEBANON – MONTH XX, 2019: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has announced the winners of the Lebanon edition of the Huawei Middle East ICT Competition 2019, held recently in

Ericsson and MTN win ‘Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience Award’ at AfricaCom 2019

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and MTN Group (JSE: MTN) have jointly won the ‘Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience Award at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa for Ericsson Customer Experience Program (ECEP) that was rolled out. The ECEP is a proactive approach to improving customer experience by focusing on network performance improvements in operator 2G,

Al Arabiya News Channel discusses business strategy and region’s potential with Huawei Chairman

Chairman presents strong outlook for Middle East growth, confirming Huawei investment priorities in 5G era “We are in the Middle East, for the Middle East” “Huawei has found alternatives for US chips and components for its core products, ensuring these products are no longer affected by the US Entity List ban” Middle East – November

Zain selects Ericsson for 5G in Bahrain

Ericsson to deploy 3GPP standards-based 5G New Radio (NR) and core network 5G introduction will create a powerful platform for innovation in Bahrain Subscribers to benefit from a network equipped for next-generation mobile services Zain has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to build its 5G network in Bahrain, with the first commercial 5G services expected to

Zain Group’s digital growth strategy proving successful for the nine months of 2019: Revenue growth 35% and net income up 12%

Q3’ 2019 sees net income up 10% to KD 56 million (USD 183 million) Chairman, Ahmed Al Tahous: “The Board and management are focused on expanding 4G and 5G networks to enhance customer experience and market share” Vice-Chairman & Group CEO, Bader Al-Kharafi: “A wonderful nine months of profitable growth across all key operations, indicative