touch, managed by Zain, announces that Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, has entered a strategic partnership and supports Mentor Arabia Foundation, the regional branch of Mentor International, founded in 1994. The mission of Mentor Arabia is to empower Arab children and youth to prevent them from risky behaviors through policies, capacity development, advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.

Read more: Inspirational initiative launched to empower the region’s youth

Airbus, a leading provider of secure communication and collaboration solutions, provides mission critical communications technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.

Read more: STC Specialized, Airbus collaborate to ensure secure communications for Hajj pilgrims

du, from Emirates Integrated Company (EITC), has recently concluded the 2019 Summer Training Programme, as part of its commitment towards developing and nurturing current and future generations of the UAE, and supporting the vision of the country’s wise leadership in equipping and empowering the future leaders of the private sector. 2019 is the first year which has witnessed successful participation by people of determination in the training programme.

Read more: du proves once again commitment to UAE’s youth empowerment

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the establishment of a 5G data roaming interconnection between TIM and Etisalat, paving the way for 5G roaming between Europe and the Middle East.

Read more: Sparkle, Etisalat pave way for 5G roaming across Europe and Middle East

Following the current talk in regard to the rapid data consumption on mobile phones recently, touch, the leading mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, explained that several factors stand behind the high data usage. The operator highlighted the most important ones which are the use of social media channels and cloud services, video consumption, and the smart phones that include applications and processes running in the background which in return cause large consumption of data without the customer even noticing, in the form of software and applications upgrade and backups. All these factors led to the increase of data consumption on mobile phones, taking into consideration that the summer season is the most active period when it comes to consumption.

Read more: touch highlights data consumption control measures

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