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Tag Archives: MEA

Tech savvy: 50% online users in MEA trust social media- survey

Today’s connected world is driving a ‘consumer trust divide’ between suspicious minds in developed nations and more accepting attitudes in emerging countries, according to Kantar TNS’s latest Connected Life research. Kantar TNS surveyed 70,000 people across 56 countries and conducted 104 in-depth interviews as part of the 2017, Connected Life study. The research explored consumer trust in brands in relation …

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Microsoft to unveil new devices for the first time in MEA at GITEX Technology Week 2015

Microsoft will for the first time in the Middle East showcase its latest collection of devices at the forthcoming Gitex Technology Week, including the newest additions to the Surface Pro 4, Surface Hub and Lumia family. Microsoft will also throughout the event present a futuristic Internet of Things (IoT) demo to highlight trends in IoT as well as the opportunities …

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MEA Smartphone Market Rockets as Cheap Devices Spur Surge in Demand

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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Lenovo strengthens server portfolio in MEA with ThinkServer debut

ThinkServer launch enables Lenovo to offer one-stop solution for enterprise and SMB customers in Middle East & Africa. Product range includes; Rack Servers such as RS140 and RD650 and Tower Servers TS140, TS440 and TD350 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 10, 2015 – Lenovo, the world’s No.1 PC company, today debut its ThinkServer family of products for the first …

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MEA Smartphone Market Booms as 4G LTE Shipments to GCC Grow 400%

GCC shipments of 4G LTE handsets have increased more than four times over the last year and are now close to accounting for one half of all smartphones sold in the region, according to the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC). The market intelligence firm’s Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker shows that smartphones now make up 75% of the phones …

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Flytxt Amongst the Four Companies Shortlisted for CommsMEA ‘African Vendor of the Year’ Award

Flytxt, the leading Big Data Analytics powered solution provider for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), announced today that it has been named as one of the four finalists in CommsMEA Awards 2014 for the category ‘African Vendor of the Year’. This annual award recognises the vendor or systems integrator that has gone the extra mile and exceeded its clients’ expectations on …

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Rising Internet Penetration Sparks Shift in Advertising Spend as MEA SMEs Embrace the Power of the Web

Once viewed as the sole preserve of large organizations with significant resources and large addressable markets, the world of advertising is undergoing a seismic shift across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Internet advertising is playing a key role in this transformation, with IDC forecasting a 27% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for spending in this area by MEA businesses …

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“First mobile service TSM in Dubai and MEA”

Obaid Al Qatami-Abdel Qader Veetil-David Orme-Abdullah Al Hammadi-Martin Cox Electronic Documents Center and Bell ID to sign MOU Dubai, 27 May 2013: In line with UAE’s vision of leadership development and technological innovation, Electronic Documents Center gladly announces their collaboration with the Dutch high tech company Bell ID through signing a memorandum of understanding for implementing the first mobile service …

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BlackRock Appoints Andrew MacKenzie as Head of iShares Middle East and Africa

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today announces the appointment of Andrew MacKenzie as Managing Director and Head of iShares Middle East and Africa. In this newly created role, Andrew will focus on driving sales for iShares across the Middle East and Africa, supporting existing client relationships in the official institutions arena as well as researching and prospecting new clients. “With two …

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Comptel Sets up New Operations in Egypt

Comptel Corporation (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CTL1V) today announced its expansion in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) with the opening of a new office in Egypt. The business operations news, which was first shared at Cairo ICT 2012, reflects the company’s continued commitment to get closer to its communications service provider (CSP) customers and partners in the region as well …

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