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Discovery Networks selects du as the preferred partner for broadcasting of new television channels in MENA region


Agreement to facilitate launch of brand new Discovery Networks channels, DKids HD, DLife HD and DMAX HD. Discovery Networks today announced it has signed an agreement with du as its official playout and distribution service provider across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As a result of the agreement, du will offer its expertise to manage the transmission …

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PA Consulting Group MENA bolsters cyber security capabilities with new senior appointment

Lydia Kostopoulos joins PA Consulting Group MENA as a global expert in human behaviour security, part of the growing cyber security team

Lydia Kostopoulos joins regional team of consulting, technology and innovation firm. PA Consulting Group Middle East and North Africa has appointed one of the region’s most influential cyber security experts to join its growing team working to help clients mitigate the human risk in information security. Lydia Kostopoulos PhD is a global expert in human behaviour security who was recently …

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JustProperty Accelerates MENA Expansion Drive with Launch of Egyptian Property Portal


JustProperty emerges as the region’s fastest growing property portal, continuing to innovate and expand on its technologically advanced platform across key real estate markets in MENA, one of the the region’s oldest and fastest growing online real estate marketplaces, has launched a dedicated property portal in Egypt: JustProperty Egypt ( The new bi-lingual portal is the latest entrant to …

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Nicolas Roux joins LinkedIn MENA as Head of Agencies

Nicolas Roux

LinkedIn MENA has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Nicolas Roux as its first ever Head of Agencies for MENA’s LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, based out of Dubai, UAE. In his role, Roux will be responsible for the strategic partnerships and executive-level engagements with key media holding companies and all of the agencies within them. He will further lead, advice …

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Ericsson outlines its 5G strategy at 5G World Series MENA


Ericsson has been partnering on 5G with 21 major operators globally including Etisalat , Turkcell and Ooredoo in the Middle East Ericsson showcases how 5G will enable organizations to move into new markets and build new revenue streams Ericsson marked a strong presence at this year’s 5G World Series, formerly LTE MENA, outlining its strategy to drive 5G in the …

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Facebook highlights tools for MENA entrepreneurs at STEP 2016; Video content sees high adoption rate

Ciaran Quilty

97% of people online in the UAE watch video at least monthly. Participating at the STEP Conference, the Middle East’s largest interactive event for Tech, Digital and Entertainment, Facebook met a diverse mix of entrepreneurial talent successfully growing their business on the platform. Led by Ciaran Quilty, EMEA Director SMB, Facebook who presented a keynote on ‘Brand Building in a …

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Technology startup sector in MENA grows by ten-fold according to BECO Capital


Dubai – BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that the tech entrepreneur sector has grown by over ten-fold since the nascent Venture Capital industry emerged four years ago, allowing for more and better quality investments in promising startups. Dany Farha, Co-founder and CEO of BECO Capital …

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Arab-World Opportunities Presented in the Global Investment Spotlight at the Largest MENA Investment Conference Starting Today


Defensive plays, dividend payers, and companies with strong cash flows, robust balance sheets and outstanding management teams offer opportunity amid volatile global markets as the Middle East and North Africa looks to a future less-dependent on oil. Dubai, UAE — EFG Hermes, the leading investment bank in the Arab world, has kicked off the EFG Hermes 12th annual One on …

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UAE Ministry of Health participates in inaugural MENA MedTEch Regulatory Symposium

H.E. Dr. Al Amiri said

The UAE Ministry of Health has participated at the first ever ‘MENA MedTEch Regulatory Symposium,’ which was conducted recently at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Dubai. H.E. Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry’s Public Health Policy and License, opened the inaugural event and delivered the keynote address during its opening. Organized by the Middle East Medical …

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Engage Sciences wins raft of new clients as it launches new Dubai office

engage sciences

Marketing engagement platform, Engage Sciences, has added global retail brands Early Learning Centre and United Colours of Benetton to a raft of major new client wins, bolstering its new Dubai office, which launches this September. Early Learning Centre will work with Engage Sciences to drive customers into its stores and to build awareness of its special offers, using positive user …

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