A leading GSM Service Provider in Egypt requested an enterprise-wide GIS solution that could efficiently boost cooperation between the different departments and coordinate their efforts in resolving network complaints and outage in different areas, as well as creating a control mechanism to measure efficiency on responding to network complaints correctly
One of the leading and most prestigious banks in Egypt, founded in 1920, requested the establishment of a secure and scalable satellite based communication network that enables customers in a number of rural areas to perform secure transactions through Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) to save them the trouble of visiting a distant branch. ATMs to be connected were installed in geographically dispersed locations all over Egypt where no terrestrial networks are available
Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) are becoming increasingly important for sustainability of the Oil & Gas Sector, specially when it comes to safety of the fleet of vehicles either carrying crude oil along its paths or carrying engineers and technicians
Utilizing state of the art technologies to deploy the new IT infrastructure of the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) - Head quarters, to facilitate collaboration, integration and information sharing over a secure network
Remote industrial centers like oil-drilling platforms require reliable, high-speed, broadband connectivity that supports a variety of applications and regularly sending weather, Geological and other types of data from rigs to the shore in real time for critical analysis by scientists in addition to voice and fax services, e-mail, web browsing, etc...
Management of national water resources has always been a challenge, Damietta water company requested a reliable wireless communication solution that enables connecting 29 remote sites to the head quarters
The “While in Egypt Stay Connected”, was designed to expand connectivity in the Egyptian tourism sector. The project was the first in Egypt to deploy WiMAX technology for commercial usage.
Videoconferencing technologies, enable organizations in all business fields to hold secure distant meetings between colleagues in goegraphically dispersed locations as if they were in the same room
One of the major leading International Oil & Gas companies, operating in Egypt, has assigned to Alkan the design and deployment of a highly efficient VSAT Network to facilitate communication between head quarters and offshore rigs
One of the toughest challenges that faced a leading regional telecom operator was to efficiently link BTSs installed in two highly dense residential/commercial zones together in order to cover an important zone which serves a shopping complex, residential buildings and a strategic touristic area. The wireless link was meant to cross different barriers including buildings, trees and other natural & artificial barriers interrupting the path between the two BTSs.
Vodafone Egypt - one of the largest Mobile Telecommunication Service Providers in Egypt- that relies on GIS to streamline the business required a GIS solution that aids in streamlining the enterprise applications, helps in resolving network complaints falling in outage, and creates a control mechanism to measure efficiency of response to customer complaints relating to network issues.
Traffic jams have always been a major problem in Egypt that required a radical solution capable of facilitating the traffic movement and efficiently resolves the daily congestions
In collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) aimed to deploy a system of information and technology that fosters spreading awareness of social problems through granting rural children the right to access information that would help them shape their opinions, participate in solving their problems, develop their skills through technological interaction and communication and protect them from the Internet
After breaking the record for the fastest vehicle crossing the Great Sand Sea, the Egyptian adventurer, Hesham Nessim, decided to take a new challenge and be the first adventurer to join Guinness World Records for making the fastest trip in crossing the Western Desert using one vehicle driving from Siwa to Abu Simbel. The journy started from Siwa Oasis in the far North West of Egypt, covered a distance of approximately 1370 km till Abu Simbel at far East of Egypt
Schlumberger Information Solutions (SIS) assigned to Alkan the design and deployment of a high efficient VSAT Network for the IEOC (a major Oil & Gas company in Egypt that represents Enni Group in Italy) the sought network would connect multiple offshore rigs in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea to the head quarter and provide secure reliable and efficient communication to facilitate operations on the rigs on a 24/7 basis
Egypt has recently embarked on a grand mission to reform the education process, redesign the learning objectives and develop competencies aided by state of the art technologies both for teachers' training and as pedagogical tool in classrooms no matter how geographically dispersed they are. Ministry of Education in Egypt (MOE) requested a solution that enables interactive online collaboration between the head office in Cairo and its affiliated remote branches/sites, in addition to conducting online training thus eliminating the need to travel.
Ministry of Education (MOE)in collaboration with Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) assigned to Alkan the implementation of Modern Classrooms project which included providing internet connectivity for 1000 schools geographically dispersed all over Egypt, mostly in less privileged areas that are not even covered with GSM networks.
Education at all levels is one of the vital components that enable societies to develop and people to communicate, realizing this fact, Ministry of Education (MOE) in collaboration with Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has initiated the Smart Schools project.
Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) the second busiest airport in Africa serving over 65 airline. With the assimilation of the carries into Star Alliance in July 2008 the airport had the potential to be a major hub with its positioning between Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Jeddah Municipality wanted to automate its Urban and surveying services. The municipality wanted to achieve its goals by adding geographic data and communicating with different users through the implementation of a GIS system in the field of Urban and Surveying.
Every year, GDWER receives thousands of calls in its service center from people reporting issues such as burst pipes and interrupted water supply. The directorate has a duty to respond quickly to these incidents. However, it wasn't always easy to establish precisely where the problem had occurred. Previously, GDWER had islands of technology and silos of information around the directorate. Data was not shared and was often duplicated.
Mobily needed to coordinate its business priorities and network assets throughout their lifecycle, acknowledging the rapid changing nature of the Telecom industry, and the importance of finding, managing, and analyzing data quickly and effectively to make a strategic difference. Also, Mobily aims to work on increasing revenue, reducing costs, and accelerating speed to market for new telecommunication products.
In the past few years, Al Hassa Municipality had been suffering from the absence of a unified system that supports their multiple business needs, which all came to an end with Alkan & ESRI's integrated tracking and fleet monitoring solution that enabled location based analysis for the various functions of the municipality
Swapping Huawei's Telecom equipment installed at one of Zain's most dispersed sites, in the middle of rough Saudi desert, eight kilometers off Madina- Yanbu highway and 1.8 KM off driveway with no site maps, the full process had to be completed over night and the site had to be up and running the following morning with new telecom equipment installed and dismantled spares delivered at the warehouse.
In Abu Dhabi, government entities have invested heavily in GIS technology and geospatial data to meet their own organizational needs. This timely collection, preservation, and distribution of relevant geospatial data are critical to maintain the emirate's spatial data infrastructure and ensure the smooth running of its many governmental and commercial activities.
Today, our communities are exposed to threats, way beyond natural disasters or catastrophic accidents, which require full-scale emergency assessment, mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery.
Libyan Registry Authority (LRA) required an advanced Land administration system (LAS) in order to enable sharing of up-to-date, reliable and detailed information on land ownership and land use across all government departments and agencies to support the development of strategies, policies and mechanisms for sustainable land use, assessment of the state of economy and collecting property taxes.
Sonatel, Senegal's leading telecom operator, serving more than 3.5 million subscribers, wanted to introduce new services welcome SMSs to roamers landing in Senegal upon their arrival, wishing them a pleasant stay and providing them with useful information that gives them better experience during their stay like information about local transportation, emergency numbers, restaurants, attractions, banks, and most importantly on how to reach customer service in case of having difficulties on making calls
The challenge was to overcome the lack of essential materials, poor infrastructure and limited transportation networks required for construction and site roll out within a limited time frame.
Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, airtel Niger has recently embarked on several improvement initiative aimed to building a robust and resilient network that actively empowers people to fulfill their telecommunications needs
Downtime, inadequate mobile coverage and interruptions while running online applications could seriously impact any business not to mention the daily operations of a leading telecom operator; Vodafone Ghana needed a solution that totally eliminates internal coverage problems within its premises.
A leading telecom operators in Sudan decided to extend CDMA Voice and data services to different remote cities that lacked the basic communication infrastructure required to support such services, the main challenge was to plan, execute and enable the required services within a limited time frame
MTN, the leading telecom operator in Sudan decided to extend its services to Darfur and Kordfan where no GSM or terrestrial networks are available to serve a population of nearly 5 million citizens. Project required extending the network backbone across a high-risk zone, implementations were scheduled during the rainy season across very rough terrain ...
A leading carrier wanted to perform quality monitoring audits for international calls, the results of which have successfully identified the fault locations and dramatically helped improving the service levels
Qtel is a leading international communication company Headquartered in Doha, Qatar, that serves more than 83 million customers in the MENA region and Southeast Asia and operates a portfolio of brands including Qtel, Indosat, Asiacell, Wataniya, Nawras, Nedjma and Tunisiana
airtel, the leading telecom operator in Sierra Leone committed itself to providing GSM coverage for a number of residential and industrial settlements located at the outskirts of Frenghbeya mountain (Bum Buna region, Northern Sierra Leone) ...
Knowing that Addis Ababa is the largest city in Ethiopia with a population of almost 4 million citizens, the commission seeked to establish a TV studio and video editing system within their new premises