Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 59 | Page 31

BAHRAIN Bahrain ’ s National Broadband Network ( BNET ), responsible for providing broadband network services across the Kingdom of Bahrain , has launched Operations Support System ( OSS ) and Business Support System ( BSS ) powered by Amazon Web Services ( AWS ) cloud platform , as part of the complete separation of BNET ’ s information systems technologies from Batelco ’ s . The legal separation between Batelco and BNET marks a significant milestone and is in line with the requirements of Bahrain ’ s Fourth National Telecommunications Plan .
UAE Emirates National Oil Company ( ENOC ) Group has embraced green technology as it plans to open new service stations across the UAE . The Dubai-based energy firm has announced plans to open 40 new service stations by the end of next year , which will increase its retail network to 192 stations . The group said it is on track with its plans to open 16 service stations across Dubai , Sharjah and the Northern Emirates by end of this year , as well as to open an additional 24 service stations by end of 2021 .
OMAN Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise ( ALE ), a global provider of communications , networking and cloud solutions tailored to customers ’ industries , has announced that The Myriad , a dedicated student housing property developer and operator , has selected ALE to provide converged wired-wireless LAN infrastructure for their modern living communities built for a primarily student population in Dubai and Muscat . The Myriad Muscat offers accommodations exclusively for young women in the Sultanate of Oman . With a capacity of 2,700 residents , the project is spread over 100,000 square meters and located near universities in Al Seeb , Muscat .
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