Saturday , 15 December 2018

Media

Ericsson appoints Tarek Saadi to head Customer units GCC, Pakistan and global customer unit zain

Tarek Saadi assumes the positions of Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain and Customer Unit Gulf Council Countries (GCC) & Pakistan Saadi’s appointment was effective July 1st, 2016 Tarek Saadi assumes the positions of Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain and Customer Unit Gulf Council Countries (GCC) & Pakistan Saadi’s appointment was effective July 1st, 2016 …

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Ericsson appoints Ali Eid as Head of Ericsson KSA, Jordan and Palestine

Ericsson announces the appointment of Ali Eid as Head of Customer Unit for KSA, Jordan, and Palestine Eid’s appointment is effective July 1st 2016 Ericsson announced the appointment of Ali Eid as Head of Customer Unit for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Jordan, and Palestine within Ericsson Region Middle East and East Africa. His current position as Head of Customer …

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Etisalat launches its first virtual telecom function

Following the successful launch of its first NFV telco cloud, Etisalat has successfully on-boarded its first virtualized telecom function using Affirmed Networks’ virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution. Representing the core technology components of a mobile system, an Evolved Packet Core is the foundation of any mobile service. Marking another first for the telecom leader, Etisalat made its first live …

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Irresistible Almarai is most positively perceived brand in Saudi Arabia

eXtra and Mobily claim Kingdom’s most improved brand status. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Middle East megabrand Almarai is the most positively perceived brand in Saudi Arabia according to the 2016 Mid-Year BestBrand Rankings – released today by global market research company YouGov. The Mid-Year BestBrand Rankings which launched across 26 countries globally, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, are …

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Deloitte predicts revolutionary disruptive technologies in telecommunications

Doha – Deloitte in the Middle East has launched new services which provide support to clients in managing revolutionary disruptive technologies. The service has been launched in collaboration with Deloitte’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Center of Excellence for Telecom Engineering, headquartered in Portugal. These technologies and Deloitte’s new offerings to Middle East clients were presented at the 5G and …

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Al Rifai appointed CFO Siemens Middle East

Alia Al Rifai to focus on strengthening key growth areas, profitability Starts new role July 1, 2016 Takes over from Stefan Halberstadt, who moves to a new position with Siemens in Germany   Siemens has appointed Alia Al Rifai (40) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company’s Middle East region, effective July 1. Al Rifai assumed her new role …

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UAE’s residents spend almost a quarter of their day on social media

Dubai, UAE – UAE residents spend approximately five hours a day using social media on average and 29% have six to 10 applications installed on their smartphones according to new research from YouGov. The findings, captured amongst over 5,000 residents in the UAE, revealed that the time spent on social media varies depending on age group. Young users (aged 18-35) …

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Infinix Mobility grows market share, plans expansion in Egypt

Egyptian’s population is boosting the growth of smartphone industry. Cairo, Egypt – Infinix Mobility is gaining significant market share after just three years in Egypt, and plans to debut a line-up of products in this market over the coming months. Having quickly developed into one of Africa’s key mobile device brands, Infinix have taken over smartphone distribution in countries across …

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Nicolas Roux joins LinkedIn MENA as Head of Agencies

LinkedIn MENA has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Nicolas Roux as its first ever Head of Agencies for MENA’s LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, based out of Dubai, UAE. In his role, Roux will be responsible for the strategic partnerships and executive-level engagements with key media holding companies and all of the agencies within them. He will further lead, advice …

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Gartner Says By 2020, a Corporate “No-Cloud” Policy Will Be as Rare as a “No-Internet” Policy Is Today

Hybrid Will Be the Most Common Use of the Cloud. By 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today, according to Gartner, Inc. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers in recent years. Today, most provider technology innovation is cloud-centric, with the stated intent of …

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