Mobily partners with Nokia for 5G tests in KSA

The MoU was signed recently in Barcelona by Ahmed Aboudoma, Mobily CEO, and Ashish Chowdhary, chief customer operations officer at Nokia.
Updated 04 March 2018
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Mobily partners with Nokia for 5G tests in KSA

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nokia to launch 5G tests for the first time in the Kingdom. The MoU was signed recently in Barcelona by Ahmed Aboudoma, Mobily CEO, and Ashish Chowdhary, chief customer operations officer at Nokia.
Mobily and Nokia are collaborating in a strategic vision to develop 5G toward the next generation of advanced bandwidth networks. The MoU includes introducing new technologies in the Mobily network, such as 4.5G LET, 4.9G, 5G, transport modernization for both optic and IP, and fixed wireless access technologies including FastMile and wireless PON.
Mobily CEO Aboudoma said: “We are working at Mobily to achieve one of the pillars of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, in which the Kingdom is seeking to increase high-speed Internet coverage in different regions of the country, and enhance the quality of connection. In order to achieve this goal, we are signing an MoU with Nokia and other enterprises that have a track record in launching new telecom technologies.”
The MoU is in line with Mobily’s aim to achieve one of the goals of Vision 2030, focusing on the development of the Kingdom’s technologies to be at par with the international telecom industry.


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.