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du & Huawei Collaborate to Build Customer Centric Mobile Broadband Network in UAE

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Dubai – du and its strategic partner, Huawei — a leading global ICT solutions provider–have unveiled plans for a cooperation that will see the two companies build the region’s most advanced Mobile Broadband (MBB) Network, offering innovative evolutionary architecture ensuring the best possible user experience. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between Marwan BinShakar, Vice President Mobile Access ...

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du customers can now charge games and applications from Google Play direct to their phone bill


Buy online through Google Play without using a credit card. Dubai – Starting today, du ‘s customers can charge purchases from Google Play™ direct to their du bill without having to use their bank cards online. The process known as direct operator billing, brings greater convenience for consumers making online purchases on their mobile devices. Jawad Shaikh, Executive Vice President, ...

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Partners with Pacific Controls Cloud Services


Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), Dubai’s integrated free zone technology park, has signed an agreement with Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) for the adoption and delivery of their cloud services. Cloud promises to revolutionize the future of IT service delivery by enabling a faster and more flexible way to meet ...

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Help AG’s Clean Sweep at Regional ICT Awards Highlights Growing Importance of IT Security in Middle East


In an unprecedented display of dominance in the IT solutions and services domain, Help AG has been named as the ‘Systems Integrator of the Year’ by Channel Middle East, Network Middle East and Reseller Middle East – three of the region’s most prestigious IT publications. The ceremonies, held between April and June 2015, recognized the IT security company as the ...

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Almost 9 in 10 UAE professionals interested in a job change


New research from LinkedIn reveals findings into UAE talent trends More than 60 per cent are searching for jobs online LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network, has announced the findings of its 2015 Talent Trends survey into the experiences and perceptions of candidates as they search for jobs, and the factors that will make them consider a new role. ...

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Emerging M2M and IoT Solutions in Saudi Arabia: How Can Telcos Capitalize on Growing Opportunities?


The popularity of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is growing across Saudi organizations, especially with the increasing number of offerings emerging from systems integrators and telcos. That’s the opinion of global ICT consulting firm International Data Corporation, whose latest industry research indicates that the solutions vary from horizontal offerings such as fleet management to vertical-specific services such ...

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Twitter appoints Benjamin Ampen as Head of Sales for the MENA region

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Twitter has appointed Benjamin Ampen (@bampen) as the Head of Sales for the MENA region, one of the fastest growing markets for Twitter worldwide. Ampen has been working with Twitter since 2012 as the Head of Sales for the Continental Europe and New Markets. In March, Twitter announced its plan to open an office in Dubai by the 3rd quarter ...

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HMC Launches New Bi-Lingual Website


Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) today launched a new website,, in both English and Arabic. The site contains information on hospitals, services, education and research endeavors, and enables visitors to check their appointment or find a doctor. In addition, there are areas where visitors can find health information, find out what to expect when visiting one of HMC’s services and ...

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SAS and EBTIC’s strategic partnership to boost UAE’s knowledge-based economy


SAS to provide its analytics platform to help EBTIC create value out of UAE’s data assets. United Arab Emirates – With governments and organisations collecting more data than ever before, harnessing this data for hidden insight will be a key competitive differentiator and potentially lead to new waves of productivity, growth and innovation for the UAE. SAS – the leader ...

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Smart world Launches Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions in the UAE

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The new offering leverages the virtualized capabilities of the Altitude uCI 8 platform to deliver Altitude’s flagship contact center applications in a cloud-based service model Dubai-based Focus Point Selects Smartworld Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions Dubai – Smart world has selected Altitude Software to Launch the first Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions in the UAE. Smartworld is a joint venture between Etisalat ...

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