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Ericsson demonstrates how IoT will pave the way for smart utilities in the Middle East


Ericsson participated in the Second Annual Energy Forum hosted by the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA). Ericsson’s President of Industry & Society Unit for Region Middle East addressed SEWA delegates about the ways in which IoT is paving the way for smart utilities Rutger Reman, Ericsson’s President of Industry & Society Unit for Region Middle East, addressed the Second …

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Etisalat Group Sets Industry Record for Global Mobile Awards

11 entries shortlisted for industry’s leading awards Etisalat Group , the leading telecommunications operator in Middle East, Africa and Asia, has set a new benchmark for the industry by being shortlisted in eleven categories in this year’s Global Mobile Awards (‘The Glomos’). The range of nominations reflects the leading role Etisalat is playing in the global telecommunications industry and rewards …

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Ericsson appoints new heads of customer units within region Middle East & east Africa


Helen Henriksson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit Egypt Mathias Johansson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit East Africa Petter Järtby appointed Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit Etisalat Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has appointed three new Heads of Customer Units in Region Middle East and East Africa to further strengthen market position and accelerate transformation and growth. As members of Ericsson’s …

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Ericsson’s Change-Makers Forum discussed the need of new business models enabled by digital transformation


The Networked Society can drive growth across people, business and society Service providers need to transform their business, always considering to maintain their network investments Ericsson is leading transformation through mobility by supporting its customers with its innovative solutions The Change-Makers Forum, hosted by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), has wrapped up in Dubai, setting the importance on digital transformation and the …

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PHD named ‘Media Network of the Year’

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Prestigious accolade bestowed both globally and regionally. Following a tremendous performance in 2015, in terms of both new business wins and agency growth, PHD has been named ‘Media Network of the Year’ by industry journal Campaign both in the MENA region and globally. Both accolades were bestowed in December. Campaign Middle East described PHD ‘s performance in MENA as unprecedented …

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Media must empower women


By- Geneva – The South African government has urged media houses across the world to use their clout to tell stories that empower women. In his message of support at the first General Assembly of the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) on Wednesday in Geneva, Acting Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Director General Joe Rantete said …

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Deloitte: Beyond “Big Data”, it is time to think about “iData”


Deloitte: The digitization of industries points to a future where the consumer is more relevant than ever. The rapid pace of digitization means that the world today is markedly different to 20 years ago when only 1% of the global population had an internet connection. Forty percent of people around the world had access to the internet in 2015, and …

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Microsoft Continues Supporting Entrepreneurship in Egypt


New Platform for “Masr Ta3mal” Initiative to Support Start-Ups through the Internet. Believing in the importance of Entrepreneurship, Microsoft announced launching”Masr Ta3mal” portal for Entrepreneurs. This is considered a new addition to “Masr Ta3mal” initiative that has been launched by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and UNDP which focuses on manpower development in order to benefit the Egyptian youth. …

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Ford Named One of LinkedIn’s 2015 “Top 50 Most InDemand Employers in Middle East and North Africa”


The largest social networking platform in the world dedicated to professionals ranks Ford as the top automotive-related employer in MENA region for 2015 InDemand list represents the most sought-after companies based on billions of interactions between LinkedIn’s 395 million-plus members Rather than relying on questionnaires, the InDemand employer rankings measured the actual behaviour of professionals on LinkedIn, placing Ford at …

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Orange Jordan receives “Customer Delight Award” in the 2015 MENAA Awards


Orange Jordan was presented with Customer Delight Award in the 2015 Middle-East, North Africa & Asia Award (MENAA) celebrations, the third running of which took place on the December 10, 2015, at Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai. The award ceremony brought together more than 160 well-known business leaders and regional media representatives. The continent-wide award salutes remarkable business leaders …

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