Eng. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, stc Group CEO, has said that he is proud of the Kingdom's infrastructure in the way that it helped the country contain the repercussions of the Corona crisis on the economy.
stc has announced more plans to help combat the effects of the coronavirus on SMEs and has offered SR4 billion in an effort to support local content.
Etisalat and Dubai Police have announced a collaboration to launch an initiative which provides Etisalat customers with free access to the police’s website and mobile applications without consuming internet data.
Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc has announced that it has successfully implemented a data link connection between the International Hospital and the Ministry of Health (MOH) data center through its technological arm and Internet Service Provider (ISP) Qualitynet.
Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc has announced their distribution of 5,000 vouchers at Ambulance Centers to front-liners and at Kuwait International Airport in an effort to support and welcome citizens arriving back after being away from their home country for so long.
The Covid-19 crisis enveloping millions of people around the world is also presenting a business opportunity for one tech sector: facial recognition. Biometrics companies that make facial recognition hardware have adapted its technology to determine temperature. In recent weeks, many companies have been marketing technologies as capable of picking out who in a crowd is likely to have a fever, and thus a possible coronavirus case.
In light of COVID-19, the Arab Information Communication Technologies Organization (AICTO) has decided to launch a special platform within the framework of unconventional plans elaborated in the Arab region and the world to cope with the exceptional circumstances.
Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc has launched its “Ramadan Lives On” campaign with a dedication to the people of Kuwait and the Arab world, wishing a blessed and fulfilling Holy Month of Ramadan.
Several countries fighting the coronavirus outbreak are using, or debating, phone apps that trace a person's movements and who they come into contact with, allowing authorities to keep track of infections and alert people in case of contagion risk.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have announced their intention to work with telecommunication companies to urgently introduce a coronavirus text messaging service for the billions of people worldwide who aren’t able to connect to the internet for information.