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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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Mobile Technology Creating a “Desk- Independent” Workforce in the Middle East, say Industry Experts

Nitin Sood, Managing Director, Fly MEA

Almost 50% of Survey Respondents Would Choose Flexible Hours Over Salary Increase; Aruba Networks. Increased mobile technology usage at work is revolutionizing the Middle East workforce, creating a generation of more efficient ‘Desk-Independent’ employees, according to industry experts. Figures from the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) study on the growing mobile workforce across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) show ...

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Ericsson and Etisalat Egypt win GTB 2015 Innovation Award


• Ericsson works with Etisalat Egypt to offer subscribers more flexible, on-demand broadband and ADSL mobile data services. • Project recognized for Etisalat’s ability to achieve reduced time to market and costs while greatly improving revenues and customer satisfaction. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Etisalat Egypt have been recognized with a Global Telecoms Business Innovation 2015 Award for the’New Day – New ...

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Emerging M2M and IoT Solutions in Saudi Arabia: How Can Telcos Capitalize on Growing Opportunities?


The popularity of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is growing across Saudi organizations, especially with the increasing number of offerings emerging from systems integrators and telcos. That’s the opinion of global ICT consulting firm International Data Corporation, whose latest industry research indicates that the solutions vary from horizontal offerings such as fleet management to vertical-specific services such ...

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Huawei and Volkswagen Collaborate to Connect Automobiles and Smartphones


Huawei and Volkswagen announced plans to cooperate in the area of car connectivity, unveiling technology that integrates smartphone functions with vehicle-mounted systems and allows drivers to use those functions safely while driving. At the International Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai recently, Huawei and Volkswagen jointly demonstrated a series of apps that safely allow drivers to use GPS navigation systems, ...

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The Internet Of Things Set To Increase The Urgency With Which Organisations Need To Adopt IPv6


Also, 74% of wireless access points are still older models that cannot support advanced enterprise mobility, despite pressing future requirements. Despite the trend to sweat IT network assets, organisations across the globe are slowly expanding the wireless capabilities of their networks’ access points. However, 74% of these devices are still older models that cannot support advanced enterprise mobility requirements. In ...

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Orange Jordan integrates its incubators at Yarmouk University with the YU Innovation Lab


Orange Jordan announced that it is expanding the scope of its partnership with Yarmouk University (YU) by integrating the operator’s Incubators located at YU’s Faculty of Engineering with the renowned Yarmouk University Innovation Lab. The announcement came during a signing ceremony held recently at the university’s premises, which was attended by Orange Jordan ‘s CEO Jean-Francois Thomas and the President ...

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Etisalat welcomes new businesses in the UAE with on-boarding program ‘Hello Business’ for Small and Medium businesses


Etisalat today announced another regional first with the launch of its Hello Business program, enabling small and medium businesses (SMBs) to set up in the UAE. This program offers, among many benefits, the following: -Value-for-money offerings for mobile and office products and services for new businesses in the UAE -A personalized visit by a trained and authorized Etisalat representative to ...

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