Telecom Egypt announced that it has signed a landing party agreement with Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Co. and PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecom service provider. PEACE is a 12,000 km long cable system with landings in Pakistan, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya and France that provides open, flexible and carrier-neutral services for its customers.

Read more: Telecom Egypt reinforces partnership with PEACE Cable International Network

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (DFM: “du”) has published its financial results for the three months ended 31 March 2019, announcing revenue of AED 3.14 billion, compared to AED 3.33 billion in Q1 2018, driven by a decline in mobile revenue, which is partially offset by growth in fixed revenue.

Read more: EITC CEO expresses satisfaction with financial performance in Q1 2019

Mobily has successfully conducted site tests in cooperation with Ericsson for 5G (fifth generation) in Makkah around the Haram area reaching speeds in excess of 1 gigabit (1,000 megabits). The tests by Mobily and Ericsson are the first such tests in the Haram area, which has one of the highest concentration of mobile users in the world; upon deployment, 5G will boost their customer experience.

Read more: Saudi operator successfully conducts a series of 5G tests

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