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Orange launches breakthrough all-inclusive digital offer to deliver mobile internet to millions more across Africa and the Middle East

Featured, Telecommunications March 3, 2015 at 09:05

Today, Orange (www.orange.com) puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African […]

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Universal broadband is a real target to achieve through public private partnerships, says Etisalat Group CEO

Featured, Internet March 3, 2015 at 07:15

Access to broadband is a basic right for everyone and it can be served smartly, where needed, says Ahmad Julfar Artificial policies, long pay-back on infrastructure investments and diminishing returns […]

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Regional telecom leaders to meet at TMT MENA 2015 Smart Cities investment event in Dubai in April

Featured, Investment, Telecommunications February 26, 2015 at 10:25

Leadership from the Middle East and North Africa’s leading telecom, tech, Government, finance and advisory institutions are meeting in Dubai on April 22, for the 9th annual TMT MENA Conference […]

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GSMA Chief Regulatory Officer, Tom Phillips

GSMA and SAMENA council call for more spectrum to secure future of mobile broadband in Arab States

Featured, ICT, Internet February 18, 2015 at 10:49

The GSMA and SAMENA (South Asia – Middle East – North Africa) Telecommunications Council are calling on governments across the Arab region to work together to secure more new spectrum […]

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The Pearl-Qatar launches improved mobile application for residents and visitors

Apps, Featured, Telecommunications February 17, 2015 at 11:04

The Pearl-Qatar, one of the most glamorous and popular urban developments in the Middle East, announced Sunday in a press conference, the launch of its new and improved mobile application. […]

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406 million cellular lines in the Arab World by end of March 2014

Featured, Technology, Telecommunications February 13, 2015 at 10:13

By end of March 2014, mobile operators in nineteen Arab countries had 406.3 million cellular lines, up from 401 million at yearend 2013, a growth of 1.3%. In 2013 the […]

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Zain Bahrain Launches New Home Broadband Packages

Featured, Internet, Technology February 2, 2015 at 10:00

Zain Bahrain , the most innovative operator in the Kingdom, today unveiled the first personalized home broadband packages “The Big Gigs Family” in the kingdom aimed to fit the diverse […]

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DMF Opens its Gates for Egyptian Talents

DMF Opens its Gates for Egyptian Talents

Featured, Media, Technology February 2, 2015 at 08:20

DMF launches MENA Digital Awards Competition for the second year in a row Najla Semaan: Our aim is to promote digital media innovation in the Arab region The Digital Media […]

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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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