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Dream of remote internet connections still up in the air

Featured, ICT, Internet January 28, 2015 at 11:12

There’s no shortage of ideas for getting internet to people in developing countries, specially remoter areas. But will they work? Gareth Willmer investigates. New technologies using balloons, drones and unusual […]

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Etisalat Successfully Completes the Sale of its French-speaking West African Operations to Maroc Telecom

Featured, Telecommunications January 28, 2015 at 05:24

Etisalat Group announced today that it has completed the sale of its French-speaking West African Operations to Maroc Telecom. The announcement comes as part of the acquisition of a 53-percent […]

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Batelco Continues its Fiber Optic Network Expansion

Featured, ICT, Internet January 27, 2015 at 07:36

Superfast Broadband now available in Riffa Manama, Bahrain: Batelco, the Kingdom’s only provider of Broadband over a fiber network continues to expand its network to reach more and more customers […]

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MEA Smartphone Market Booms as 4G LTE Shipments to GCC Grow 400%

Featured, Technology, Telecommunications January 23, 2015 at 06:00

GCC shipments of 4G LTE handsets have increased more than four times over the last year and are now close to accounting for one half of all smartphones sold in […]

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MEA Smartphone Market Booms as 4G LTE Shipments to GCC Grow 400%

Featured, Technology, Telecommunications January 20, 2015 at 08:34

GCC shipments of 4G LTE handsets have increased more than four times over the last year and are now close to accounting for one half of all smartphones sold in […]

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Yahsat on track for deployment of Al Yah 3

Featured, Technology, Telecommunications January 15, 2015 at 12:32

Orbital Sciences Corporation Completes Preliminary Design Review for Yahsat Al Yah 3 Satellite Yahsat , the UAE-based satellite operator, a wholly owned company of the Mubadala Development Company , and […]

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Mobily launches the latest 4G modem with high speed connectivity and strong Wi-Fi network

Featured, Internet, Telecommunications January 14, 2015 at 11:50

Riyadh – Mobily launched the 4G network new modem equipped with many features that make it one of the most devices which support 4G networks in the Kingdom. Mobily said […]

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Prince Alwaleed Tops 2014 “100 Most Influential Personality” List in Saudi Arabia Through Twitter

Featured, Social Media January 14, 2015 at 08:42

HRH Also Tops “50 Most Influential Men” in Saudi Arabian Social Media HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), has been ranked number […]

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Four Devices Per Person, Nationwide. Social Media Connectivity Tops Five Hours Daily For 86% Of Users, With WhatsApp Fast Taking Hold

Featured, Social Media January 12, 2015 at 06:29

Adults, nationwide own at least four devices each, bringing the UAE in line with the global average, according to a recent study from Connected Life by TNS, the world’s largest […]

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Mohamad Dergham appointed as Head of Ericsson North Middle East

Featured, Telecommunications January 9, 2015 at 13:00

New appointment aims to further strengthen Ericsson’s market position and accelerate the transformation towards the Networked Society in the Levant countries Ericsson today appointed Mohamad Dergham as the new Head […]

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