Vodafone completes networks enhancement across Doha


Vodafone Qatar announced today that it has completed its networks enhancement across the capital Doha and has now initiated the second phase of this process which will entail swapping all of the company’s remaining cell sites in the country. Vodafone began its networks enhancement activities in January 2015 and is aiming to finish such plans by September 2015. Vodafone stated ...

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Mobily ranks the first in region offering international roaming services for 4G Data


Riyadh- Mobily has announced that it has become the leading operator in the Middle East to partner with over 100 global telecom service providers in the world, offering high-speed data roaming services on 4G (LTE) networks. Mobily customers take advantage of high speed data roaming in major travel destinations across the US, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East. Mobily extends ...

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Orange Jordan becomes the first operator to launch 4G/ LTE roaming services


Orange Jordan has announced the official launch of its 4G/ LTE data roaming services with the first two international roaming agreements signed with Saudi Operators. Under this agreement, both Orange Jordan and the customers of Saudi operators will have access to 4G/ LTE roaming services when traveling to either nation, enjoying the many benefits of uninterrupted, high-speed internet of up ...

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RTA completes linking light signals with Traffic Control Center using 3G technology

Engineer Maitha bin Udai, CEO of RTA’s Traffic and Roads Agency

The Roads and Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: The Roads and Transport Authority , RTA , in Dubai has announced the completion of connecting all traffic signals in the emirate (408 junctions) with the Traffic Control Center using 3G technology. Isolated traffic signals have been linked through wireless technology; thus accomplishing the shifting of traffic signals’connectivity in Dubai from ...

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Honeywell and Microsoft collaborate to strengthen user experience for enterprise-grade mobile devices in MENA region


New Mobile Computer From Honeywell Equipped With Windows® Embedded 8.1 Handheld Platform. Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has joined with Microsoft Corp. to deliver the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld platform to Honeywell ‘s latest mobile solution, the Dolphin™ 75e mobile computer. By taking advantage of this latest operating system, enterprise companies in manufacturing, retail, and transport and logistics can enhance security, improve ...

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Wikimedia Foundation and Etisalat collaborate on education initiative to offer free access to Wikipedia

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Abu Dhabi – Etisalat Group , the leading telecommunications operator in Middle East, Africa and Asia,will offer its subscribers across 19 markets free access to Wikipedia via Wikipedia Zero. Wikipedia Zero is the Wikimedia Foundation’s global initiative to enable everyone to access and participate in Wikipedia, the world’s largest free knowledge resource. The collaboration between Etisalat and the Wikimedia Foundation ...

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Khalifa Fund launches its official accounts on different social media channels

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Aiming to improve the services and spread the spirit of innovation in the community. Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development launched its official accounts on different social media channels which comes as part of its commitment to adapt different media methods. The social media accounts aim to inform the community of the Fund’s services and activities in supporting the SMEs sector ...

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du & Huawei Collaborate to Build Customer Centric Mobile Broadband Network in UAE

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Dubai – du and its strategic partner, Huawei — a leading global ICT solutions provider–have unveiled plans for a cooperation that will see the two companies build the region’s most advanced Mobile Broadband (MBB) Network, offering innovative evolutionary architecture ensuring the best possible user experience. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between Marwan BinShakar, Vice President Mobile Access ...

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The UAE heads ‘Internet of Things’ expert group at the ITU

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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has agreed to create a new research committee for the Internet of Things during the consultative group meeting for the telecommunication standardization sector. The focus is on implementing the Internet of Things to smart cities and communities in order to meet the needs of standardization of the Internet of Things’ technologies. This will be achieved ...

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70% of Arab Satellite TV channels have online sites


During April and May 2015, the Arab Advisors Group examined 724 fully operational FTA satellite TV channels targeting the Arab World to research their online presence. Of the analyzed stations, 70% (505 channels) have an online presence. Spurred by the increasing uptake of the Internet service in the Arab World, many channels in the Arab TV industry have established an ...

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