Telecommunications

Etisalat and Ericsson collaborate to strengthen the strategic partnership

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• Etisalat and Ericsson extend strategicpartnership tocollaboration in new areas. • ICT areas included in the partnership are solutions for Government, Industry and Enterprise businesses. • Etisalat Executive Management met with Ericsson CEO and Executive Management in Sweden to explore collaboration on industry digitalization and identify strategic areas where the partnership could be strengthened. • Etisalat and Ericsson will jointly ...

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The road to 5G: du deploys evolutionary 4G+ technology in the UAE as it evaluates the future of 5G with its vendors

Saleem AlBlooshi, Executive Vice President, Network Development and Operations, du

Dubai – du , the Middle East’s fastest growing telecommunications company, is one of the few operators in the world to have begun deployments supporting LTE Advanced (LTE-A), also known as 4G+, CAT 6 with carrier aggregation across its network. Current CAT 6 supported smartphone owners can now benefit from this advanced technology. The introduction of 4G+ will almost double ...

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Vodafone UNVEILS ITS Fastest data network IN qatar with the widest 4G+ coverage

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Vodafone today announced they have the fastest data network in Qatar with the widest 4G+ coverage. The announcement follows a project of substantial upgrades and expansions of their 3G & 4G network. “We are committed to offer people in Qatar the best from one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, Vodafone Group Plc. In the past five months ...

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Synechron Addresses the Future of Mobile Technology at the 11th Financial Technology Summit – Middle East

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The leading technology consulting firm demonstrates why financial institutions need to embark on a new era in information technology. Dubai – Synechron, the largest independent pure-play technology consulting and outsourcing provider for the financial services industry, participated in the 11th Financial Technology Summit which kicked off on April 29 at Conrad Hotel. Highlighting Synechron’s contribution and innovation in this sector, ...

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MEA Smartphone Market Rockets as Cheap Devices Spur Surge in Demand

Nabila Popal, IDC's research manager for handsets and display solutions in the Middle East and Africa

Smartphone shipments to the Middle East and Africa saw unprecedented year-on-year growth of 83% in 2014, according to – Q4 2014 Handsets Tracker released by International Data Corporation (IDC). Spurred by the increased availability of cheaper models and dual-SIM devices, the global advisory and consulting services firm announced that smartphones accounted for 41.9% of all mobile handset shipments to the ...

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MBC and Vuclip Expand Strategic Partnership to Bring Exclusive Premium Content on Mobile for Audiences Across the Middle East

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Industry Pioneers Join Forces to Bring Access to Popular Entertainment Shows Like Arab Idol and The Voice to Mobile Users Across the Region Vuclip, the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets, announced a premium mobile content deal in cooperation with the Brand Management Department in the Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC), the largest and most-watched Arabic ...

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More than half of the smartphone users in Jordan are aware of LTE / 4G technology

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A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Jordan’s smartphone and mobile application users was concluded in February 2015. The survey revealed that around 31% of the respondents are not aware of the operating system of their smartphone. A new major survey of the Smartphone and Mobile application users in Jordan was concluded by the Arab Advisors Group in February 2015. ...

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GSMA Welcomes South Africa’s Move to Foster Digital Inclusion and Economic Growth Through Mobile

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Government of South Africa Adopts Harmonised Channel Plans for Digital Dividend Spectrum Following the publication of the South African Government’s Final Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plans1, Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented: “The GSMA congratulates the Government of South Africa on its decision to adopt the harmonised spectrum channel plans for the use of the 700MHz and 800MHz bands, ...

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Vodafone Qatar ceo named telecom leader in GCC

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Kyle Whitehill, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Qatar, has recently been named in the TOP CEO Awards and the leading CEO of the Telecom industry across the region. Organised by business publication TRENDS magazine in conjunction with INSEAD business school, the TOP CEO Awards 2015 ceremony paid tribute to business leaders whose success for their organisations is an instrumental factor ...

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SLA Mobile brings Direct Operator Billing to Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store for Zain customers

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Zain’s Kuwait, Jordan and Bahrain customers to immediately benefit SLA Mobile, in partnership with Zain Group is pleased to announce the launch of Direct Operator Billing for Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store for Zain customers. Direct Operator Billing will allow Windows Phone users the ability to pay for digital goods and services by charging the transaction amount to their monthly phone ...

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