Zain KSA, Huawei announce new network strategy in KSA

The two companies will also pool together their market knowledge, sharing insights and business strategies with one another.
Updated 03 March 2018
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Zain KSA, Huawei announce new network strategy in KSA

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, and Zain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Middle East and Africa, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a new network strategy in Saudi Arabia. The aim of the MoU is to accelerate the realization of 5G networks in the Kingdom and assist Zain in building the most advanced end-to-end networks in the region in order to deliver outstanding user experience to customers and improve operational efficiency for organizations.
Under the terms of the agreement, Huawei and Zain will strengthen their existing collaboration to further the progress of a number of innovative technologies. The two companies will work together to accelerate the deployment of 4.5 to 5G networks, make further advances toward full cloudification, and produce additional strategy and planning in the field of ICT synergy cloud. The two companies will also pool together their market knowledge, sharing insights and business strategies with one another. The ultimate goal is to deliver better user experience and services to their customers in Saudi Arabia.
Sultan Abdulaziz Al-Deghaither, chief operations officer at Zain Saudi Arabia, said: “Zain Saudi Arabia is pleased to strengthen our existing relationship with Huawei, a powerful partner in the region. Our goal is to always ensure that our customers have access to the latest technology in order to serve them in the best possible way, and we believe that this collaboration will be beneficial to that aim. We are also excited to make further inroads in the cutting-edge field of 5G, an exciting technology with the potential to be a driving force in the digitalization of the Kingdom.”
Dennis Zhang, CEO of Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia, said: “A core pillar of the Huawei way is our belief in the open sharing of information, and this MoU is another step on the path to creating a collaborative ICT ecosystem in the Middle East.”


Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Updated 18 June 2018
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Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Al-Futtaim ACE in Dubai celebrated Eid with 25-75 percent off its 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online. Customers enjoyed exciting deals on a range of home, DIY, outdoor and garden products as well as on electronic goods.
A number of in-store activities, such as a henna artist, balloons, cotton candy, pop corn and face painting for kids, kept everyone entertained. The Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza ran from June 14-17.
Customers also took advantage of the recently launched “Price Match Protection,” which matches prices of branded products available at Al-Futtaim ACE to prices for the exact same make, model and specifications of products in the market, including at online retailers.
Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer over 33,000 great products of world-class brands such as WILKO, Karcher, Black & Decker, Makita, Clark + Kensington, Weber, Gardena and Leisuregrow.