Friday , 23 February 2018

Media

Thuraya launches first Dual-mode, Mobile M2M solution

T2M-DUAL’s robust system and interoperability render it a top-class solution for widespread projects DUBAI: Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of its Thuraya Tracking and Monitoring (T2M) service in conjunction with the launch of its first product release of the year, the T2M-DUAL terminal. A mobile, dual-mode device for superior machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and remote asset tracking and monitoring, …

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7th edition of the Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize in Africa and the Middle East, Prize List 2017

A new feature in this year’s 7th edition was a national phase during which each of Orange’s 17 subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East taking part in the contest studied the projects submitted in their country and appointed local winners. Yesterday Orange (www.Orange.com) announced the winners of the 7th Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize 2017 in Africa and the Middle …

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Data analytics at the epicentre of smart city design

Big data will drive the next stage of urban revolution and improve the lives of future generations, according to a panel of government and industry experts who discussed the future of smart cities at the World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2017) in Dubai on Tuesday. “Data analytics is at the epicentre of smart city design,” Osman Sultan, CEO of Dubai-based …

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Tech savvy: 50% online users in MEA trust social media- survey

Today’s connected world is driving a ‘consumer trust divide’ between suspicious minds in developed nations and more accepting attitudes in emerging countries, according to Kantar TNS’s latest Connected Life research. Kantar TNS surveyed 70,000 people across 56 countries and conducted 104 in-depth interviews as part of the 2017, Connected Life study. The research explored consumer trust in brands in relation …

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iPhone 8s to hit UAE stores on September 23

Abu Dhabi: Avid Apple consumers will have to wait until later next month to order the new iPhone X but etisalat announced on Friday that it will begin offering the new generation iPhone 8 starting Saturday, September 23, at all Etisalat stores in UAE. The announcement comes shortly after Apple rolled out the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X in …

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Apple v Samsung: Can new iPhone launch help revive sluggish GCC smartphones sales?

The Gulf’s mobile phone market remained flat in the second quarter of this year, but Apple will be hoping that sales of its new iPhones will help it overtake its rival Samsung and give the market a new lease of life. The new iPhone 8, launched last week, is already available for sale online in the United Arab Emirates, with …

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My Salaam: The issues shaping the lives and lifestyles of young Muslims around the world

My Salaam covers fashion, food, travel, culture, entertainment and personalities that shape and affect the lives and lifestyles of young Muslims around the world. Our stories and videos are produced by some of the top bloggers and writers from the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates to India and Indonesia. Some of the most popular stories on the website …

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Middle East and Africa to spend $8bln on IoT in 2017

Middle East organizations are adopting the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technology infrastructure to drive the wider region’s $8 billion market, global IoT enabler SAP recently announced. As the inter-connected IoT era advances, Middle East organizations are forced to manage a vast network of connected devices, wearables, and physical objects — from cars to oil drills. Using machine-to-machine technology, organizations …

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TRA hosts the ITU Regional Forum on ICT Measurement

ITU Praises the UAE’s Achievements and Accomplishment of First Rank Regionally in the IDI Access Sub-Index The ITU Regional Forum on ICT Measurement has been officially launched today in Dubai, hosted by the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) during the period 12 – 14 December 2016, in coordination and collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The Forum aims to …

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Peter Kaliaropoulos appointed as CEO of Zain Saudi Arabia, effective January 1, 2017

A telecom professional with over 30 years’ experience, incoming CEO to focus on growth opportunities and further enhance customer experience Board thanks Hassan Kabbani for his achievements and wishes him well for the future Riyadh, Kuwait City – Zain Saudi Arabia announces the appointment of telecom stalwart Peter Kaliaropoulos as CEO of Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA), effective January 1, …

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