Tag Archives: Etisalat

Etisalat picks Ericsson for its 5G network core expansion

Etisalat has chosen Ericsson to implement Ericssons Advanced 5G Radio and 5G Core network with User Data Management (UDM). Connecting the power of a cloud-native network, Etisalats subscribers will have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of enhanced mobile broadband, Fixed Wireless Access and innovative industrial and IoT solution over 5G. The partnership focuses on [...]

Etisalat rolls out 5G for UAE subscribers

Etisalat subscribers in UAE can now access fast 5G services on fixed-line networks as Telecommunications Regulatory Authority allocates new frequency which will allow provides to expand the 5G application. The deployment of 5G FWA is another major 5G milestone for Etisalat, a result of our continuous efforts in bringing the best in technology and infrastructure [...]

Etisalat rolls out OTT service in UAE

Etisalat has introduced a brand-new OTT service called SwitchTV in the UAE. The app, which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store, Google Play or the new Huawei App Gallery, is accessible to all UAE residents, regardless of their mobile carrier or home internet service. Etisalat subscribers accessing SwitchTV will benefit from data-free streaming [...]

Etisalat launched new D2C service in MENA

Etisalat, has launched SwitchTV, a new direct-to-consumer (D2C) service based on Synamedia’s Infinite cloud TV platform. Etisalat has partnered with Synamedia as its technology provides flexibility, security and ability to support, monetise and scale multi-screen service with both free and premium live TV channels, catch-ups and on demand.  “The SwitchTV OTT service represents a step [...]

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licenses

Ethiopias communications regulator announced that it has received twelve bids for the two telecom licenses it intends to grant to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Th regulator stated that nine bidders are telecom operators and two non-telecom operators, and one submission was incomplete. Bidders consist of Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, [...]

Etisalat Misr launched new OTT video streaming app in MENA

E-Vision, a subsidiary of Etisalat Group, has announced its strategic partnership with Egyptian operator Etisalat Misr to launch Etisalat TV. Etisalat TV is an OTT video streaming app that allows Etisalat Misrs customers to watch English and Arabic movies while enjoying English movies with Arabic subtitles across smart devices anywhere and anytime. The app can [...]

Etisalat launches new OTT services in UAE

Etisalat has launched a brand-new OTT service called SwitchTV in the UAE. The app which is available via Apple App Store, Google Play or the new Huawei App Gallery, is available to all UAE residents, irrespective of their mobile carrier or home internet service. As an introductory offer, subscribers can access SwitchTV as data-free streaming [...]

Etisalat brings 5G to Dubai metro

Etisalat has claimed Dubai’s metro station was the first 5G-compatible metro in the Middle East and North Africa region. Metro users can expect speeds of more than 1 Gbps and faster response time with less than a millisecond latency, the operator said. 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, 5G technology allows users [...]