Partnerships

MBC and Vuclip Expand Strategic Partnership to Bring Exclusive Premium Content on Mobile for Audiences Across the Middle East

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Industry Pioneers Join Forces to Bring Access to Popular Entertainment Shows Like Arab Idol and The Voice to Mobile Users Across the Region Vuclip, the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets, announced a premium mobile content deal in cooperation with the Brand Management Department in the Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC), the largest and most-watched Arabic ...

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MasterCard and Telr collaborate to drive e-commerce in the UAE

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MasterCard and Telr, a Singapore and Dubai-based, emerging market focused online payment gateway, have announced a collaboration to empower small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the United Arab Emirates. The collaboration will be realized through a series of initiatives aimed at educating consumers and empowering SMEs to take their businesses online. The announcement reaffirms MasterCard and Telr’s long-term commitment to ...

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Gulf Capital partners with Emirates Foundation to support youth and education in the UAE

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Gulf Capital , one of the leading and most active alternative asset managers in the Middle East, has renewed and reaffirmed its partnership with Emirates Foundation to support a number of programmes focusing on the development of UAE youth through education, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer. The partnership was signed by Emirates Foundation ‘s CEO Clare Woodcraft and Gulf Capital ‘s ...

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Midad Holding and Tech Mahindra form a Joint Venture in Saudi Arabia to provide connected solutions

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Midad Holding, a subsidiary of Al Fozan, a preeminent group with diversified business interests in Saudi Arabia announced that it has signed a Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Tech Mahindra , a specialist provider of connected solutions. The JV will be called Tech Mahindra Arabia. Headquartered in Al Khobar Tech Mahindra Arabia will also have presence across other major cities ...

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Thuraya and ViaSat Form M2M Partnership

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Companies to jointly deliver a highly secure, end-to-end managed M2M service targeting end-users across Energy, Utilities, Logistics and Enterprise sectors Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) have signed a partnership agreement to develop and launch a dedicated Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platform combined with M2M specific products and commercial packages. Together, the companies ...

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Middle East and Africa telecom and finance leaders meet in Dubai to discuss new partnership and innovation opportunities

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Leadership from the Middle East and Africa’s leading telecom, tech and finance institutions are meeting in Dubai on May 7, 2014 for the 8th annual TMT Finance & Investment MENA Conference and Awards, to discuss the next strategies for growth, investment and innovation across the region. www.tmtfinance.com/mena/ This year’s conference has been expanded to feature more sessions on innovation and ...

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HSBC Bank Oman partners with outward bound Oman to enhance employability of Omani youth

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HSBC Bank Oman S.A.O.G. has signed an agreement with Outward Bound Oman to jointly operate the ‘Journey to Discovery’ course. Four government schools will select a total of 72 male and female students to participate in a series of four-day courses in the deserts and mountains of Oman, aimed at equipping them with essential life skills for their future. Fawziya ...

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Beit Al Khair Society signs MoU with University of Dubai

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Beit Al Khair Society has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Dubai ( UD ) in a bid to strengthen their relationship and offer mutual benefits to both parties. The MoU was signed by Abdeen Taher Al Awadi, General Manager, Beit Al Khair Society and Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President, University of Dubai . According to the ...

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TRA Hosts ICT Workshop in Conjunction with The Irish Embassy in UAE, Enterprise Ireland and UAE Industry Stakeholders

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Ireland’s Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton attends TRA event designed to strengthen the relationship between the ICT sectors in each country The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) staged an ‘Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Workshop’ in conjunction with The Irish Embassy in UAE and Enterprise Ireland at the Authority’s Abu Dhabi headquarters on Wednesday, 8th January, 2014. The ...

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Kanoo IT and VASCO partner to authenticate the Bahrain market

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VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announced today that it is collaborating with Kanoo Information Technology, a division of the E.K. Kanoo group of companies, to bring the VASCO authentication services to the Bahrain market. Kanoo Information Technology (Kanoo IT) combines an expertise in security with advanced skills in ...

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