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Orange Jordan becomes the first operator to launch 4G/ LTE roaming services

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Orange Jordan has announced the official launch of its 4G/ LTE data roaming services with the first two international roaming agreements signed with Saudi Operators. Under this agreement, both Orange Jordan and the customers of Saudi operators will have access to 4G/ LTE roaming services when traveling to either nation, enjoying the many benefits of uninterrupted, high-speed internet of up ...

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RTA completes linking light signals with Traffic Control Center using 3G technology

Engineer Maitha bin Udai, CEO of RTA’s Traffic and Roads Agency

The Roads and Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: The Roads and Transport Authority , RTA , in Dubai has announced the completion of connecting all traffic signals in the emirate (408 junctions) with the Traffic Control Center using 3G technology. Isolated traffic signals have been linked through wireless technology; thus accomplishing the shifting of traffic signals’connectivity in Dubai from ...

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Honeywell and Microsoft collaborate to strengthen user experience for enterprise-grade mobile devices in MENA region

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New Mobile Computer From Honeywell Equipped With Windows® Embedded 8.1 Handheld Platform. Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has joined with Microsoft Corp. to deliver the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld platform to Honeywell ‘s latest mobile solution, the Dolphin™ 75e mobile computer. By taking advantage of this latest operating system, enterprise companies in manufacturing, retail, and transport and logistics can enhance security, improve ...

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Wikimedia Foundation and Etisalat collaborate on education initiative to offer free access to Wikipedia

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Abu Dhabi – Etisalat Group , the leading telecommunications operator in Middle East, Africa and Asia,will offer its subscribers across 19 markets free access to Wikipedia via Wikipedia Zero. Wikipedia Zero is the Wikimedia Foundation’s global initiative to enable everyone to access and participate in Wikipedia, the world’s largest free knowledge resource. The collaboration between Etisalat and the Wikimedia Foundation ...

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Mobile Technology Creating a “Desk- Independent” Workforce in the Middle East, say Industry Experts

Nitin Sood, Managing Director, Fly MEA

Almost 50% of Survey Respondents Would Choose Flexible Hours Over Salary Increase; Aruba Networks. Increased mobile technology usage at work is revolutionizing the Middle East workforce, creating a generation of more efficient ‘Desk-Independent’ employees, according to industry experts. Figures from the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) study on the growing mobile workforce across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) show ...

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Ericsson and Etisalat Egypt win GTB 2015 Innovation Award

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• Ericsson works with Etisalat Egypt to offer subscribers more flexible, on-demand broadband and ADSL mobile data services. • Project recognized for Etisalat’s ability to achieve reduced time to market and costs while greatly improving revenues and customer satisfaction. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Etisalat Egypt have been recognized with a Global Telecoms Business Innovation 2015 Award for the’New Day – New ...

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Huawei and Volkswagen Collaborate to Connect Automobiles and Smartphones

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Huawei and Volkswagen announced plans to cooperate in the area of car connectivity, unveiling technology that integrates smartphone functions with vehicle-mounted systems and allows drivers to use those functions safely while driving. At the International Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai recently, Huawei and Volkswagen jointly demonstrated a series of apps that safely allow drivers to use GPS navigation systems, ...

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Orange Jordan integrates its incubators at Yarmouk University with the YU Innovation Lab

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Orange Jordan announced that it is expanding the scope of its partnership with Yarmouk University (YU) by integrating the operator’s Incubators located at YU’s Faculty of Engineering with the renowned Yarmouk University Innovation Lab. The announcement came during a signing ceremony held recently at the university’s premises, which was attended by Orange Jordan ‘s CEO Jean-Francois Thomas and the President ...

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Etisalat welcomes new businesses in the UAE with on-boarding program ‘Hello Business’ for Small and Medium businesses

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Etisalat today announced another regional first with the launch of its Hello Business program, enabling small and medium businesses (SMBs) to set up in the UAE. This program offers, among many benefits, the following: -Value-for-money offerings for mobile and office products and services for new businesses in the UAE -A personalized visit by a trained and authorized Etisalat representative to ...

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du supports innovation in the UAE by presenting the Network Middle East Innovation Awards

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du , the Middle East’s fastest growing telecommunications service provider, presented the awards in the ‘Networking Vendor of the Year’ and ‘Security Vendor of the Year’ categories at the 11th annual Network Middle East Innovation Awards, to further its support of network innovation and nurture the rapid expansion of the information and communications technology (ICT) sector in the UAE. During ...

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