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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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datamena Wins ‘Best Internet Exchange Innovation’ at the 2016 Global Carrier Awards

Recognized at the 12th annual Global Carrier Awards in Paris Launched only four years ago, datamena has proven its success as a carrier-neutral data center and connectivity platform time and again. The brand has received several awards since its inception in 2012, the most recent being the ‘Best Internet Exchange Innovation,’ which was presented at this year’s Global Carrier Awards …

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TRA is Gold Sponsor for 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the standardization sector

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating with a high-level delegation at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) meeting which started on October 25 in Yasmine Al Hammamat City in Tunisia and will continue until November 3, 2016. The meeting is held every four years with the participation of official delegations from various countries in addition to more than 1,000 …

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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2016 in Tunisia

TRA is Gold Sponsor for 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the standardization sector. The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating with a high-level delegation at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) meeting which started on October 25 in Yasmine Al Hammamat City in Tunisia and will continue until November 3, 2016. The meeting is held every four years …

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Zain Group CEO Scott Gegenheimer elected to GSMA Board

Two-year term will see Mr. Gegenheimer involved in charting the future course of mobile connectivity across the globe. London, Kuwait City – Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator across the Middle East and Africa announces the election of its Chief Executive Officer, Scott Gegenheimer, as a member of the Board of Directors of GSM Association (GSMA) for a two-year …

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