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AXESS Networks expands endeavours in Saudi Arabia

AXESS Networks (AXESS), a global provider of satellite-based communications solutions, reports that its local entity in Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reached above target results and operations will further expand to cater for the growing connectivity demand across the country. After founding AXESS Saudi Arabian Telecommunications Company (AXESS Saudi Arabia) AXESS has started […]

March 24, 2022

Trial of 5G HAPS tech in Saudi Arabia Red Sea Project

UK company Stratospheric Platforms Limited (SPL), a partner of German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DT)has successfully trialed pioneering technology that provides 5G network coverage from the stratosphere. Conducted on February 5th at The Red Sea Project site on Saudi Arabia’s western coast, the test was the world’s first demonstration of the High-Altitude Platform System (HAPS) […]

March 2, 2022

WWE’s Bianca Belair talks Elimination Chamber

WWE Superstar Bianca Belair has revealed her thoughts and predictions ahead of this weekend’s Elimination Chamber. The WWE premium event will be streamed live on the WWE Network from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on February 19th at 5pm GMT. The event will make history, featuring more women’s matches than ever before at a WWE show in Saudi Arabia […]

February 16, 2022

Stephanie McMahon: “WWE continues to influence the world”

Ahead of the WWE Elimination Chamber event in in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on February 19th, Stephanie McMahon, Chief brand officer of WWE has shared details of a newsworthy billboard. In a press statement, McMahon said: “I’m proud to share yet another milestone in what we call the Women’s Evolution. Today, in Saudi Arabia, the first-ever […]

February 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Canada: Extreme E extends broadcast agreement

Extreme E has extended its broadcast partnership RDS that will see the electric off-road racing series reach 2.5 million homes across Canada. Extreme E’s agreement with RDS ensures all of the live action in Season 2 will be available to Canadian sports fans, with the first X Prix of 2022 taking place later this month in […]

February 4, 2022

Extreme E continues partnership with Zenith

Extreme E will continue its partnership with Swiss luxury watchmaker Zenith for Season 2, who will also remain as the series’ Official Timekeeper.As Official Timekeeper and Founding Partner, Zenith will provide live timing at each event directly to the Command Centre, the innovative pit wall and strategy room where key team players will be located […]

January 27, 2022

WWE announces Elimination Chamber in Jeddah

WWE has announced that the entertainment company will return to present its Elimination Chamber event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The General Entertainment Authority, in cooperation with WWE, has announced that Elimination Chamberwill be held at the Jeddah Superdome, the world’s largest pillarless Superdome, on Saturday, February 19th. More details of the event will be announced […]

January 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

OneWeb wins NEOM contract

NEOM Tech & Digital Holding Company – the first holding company to be established as a subsidiary of NEOM – and OneWeb have signed a $200 million (€172.1m) joint venture agreement to bring high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East and neighbouring East African countries. The partnership will see the […]

October 27, 2021By Chris Forrester

Extreme E generates €47m economic impact for first event

YouGov Sport, the international research and data analytics organisation, has revealed its overall assessment of the economic impact of Extreme E’s inaugural event in Saudi Arabia in April, calculating the total to be more than €47 million – the total economic boost the X Prix contributed to the host country. Using its unparalleled access to […]

September 15, 2021

Report: Saudi is MENA’s key social media market

Saudi Arabia has seen social media usage “sky-rocket” according to a study from media agency Crowd and its Global media Insights report, using data from Euromonitor’s Digital Consumer trends. Because of the widespread use of smartphones, locals are using social apps more frequently, especially between 2020 and 2021. Statistics show that social media usage increased […]

September 2, 2021By Chris Forrester