Tag Archives: Middle East

Q&A: World-record Siemens power technology for the Middle East

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Siemens has announced that its H-Class turbine technology has achieved a world-record electrical efficiency and record power generating capacity during a test run in Germany. Answers by: Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO, Siemens Middle East and UAE. 1. What is the impact of this world-record technology on the Middle East region? The region is witnessing unprecedented growth in energy demand. Each country …

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Ericsson demonstrates how IoT will pave the way for smart utilities in the Middle East

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Ericsson participated in the Second Annual Energy Forum hosted by the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA). Ericsson’s President of Industry & Society Unit for Region Middle East addressed SEWA delegates about the ways in which IoT is paving the way for smart utilities Rutger Reman, Ericsson’s President of Industry & Society Unit for Region Middle East, addressed the Second …

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Ericsson appoints new heads of customer units within region Middle East & east Africa

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Helen Henriksson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit Egypt Mathias Johansson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit East Africa Petter Järtby appointed Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit Etisalat Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has appointed three new Heads of Customer Units in Region Middle East and East Africa to further strengthen market position and accelerate transformation and growth. As members of Ericsson’s …

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Zain Bahrain Awarded Middle East Customer Experience Program of the Year 2015

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Zain Bahrain, the most innovative telecom operator in the Kingdom, has recently been awarded the “Middle East Customer Experience Program of The Year” and “Best Customer Experience Brand Strategy” as part of the Middle East CX 2015 Conference, held by Insights in Dubai, UAE. The annual Customer Experience (CX) conference represented from a wide range of industries encompassing Finance, Telecom, …

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Study reveals Middle East employers seek to advance workers’ ICT skills

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Nearly 85 per cent of respondents agree on importance of ICT in the workplace. A new survey conducted by ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, has revealed a growing demand for the improvement and enhancement of information and communication technology (ICT) skills for employees in the public …

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Ford Named One of LinkedIn’s 2015 “Top 50 Most InDemand Employers in Middle East and North Africa”

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The largest social networking platform in the world dedicated to professionals ranks Ford as the top automotive-related employer in MENA region for 2015 InDemand list represents the most sought-after companies based on billions of interactions between LinkedIn’s 395 million-plus members Rather than relying on questionnaires, the InDemand employer rankings measured the actual behaviour of professionals on LinkedIn, placing Ford at …

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Emirates launches convenient Arabic mobile site

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Emirates has launched an Arabic version of its popular mobile site, allowing customers in the Middle East and North Africa to book flights, check-in online, change or upgrade their flights and receive their boarding pass. It will also allow them to download Apple Passbook boarding passes to their smartphone. The Arabic mobile platform has been rolled out simultaneously across 15 …

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ICT Spending to Top $260 Billion in 2016 as Digital Transformation Initiatives Take Hold Across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

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ICT spending in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) will top $260 billion in 2016 as organizations across the region increasingly embrace digital transformation initiatives in a bid to streamline their costs and bolster their flexibility. That’s according to global technology research and consulting services firm International Data Corporation, which today hosted an event at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah to …

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Sky News Arabia, Masdar and the Zayed Future Energy Prize to Host Televised Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

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As part of its sustained focus on climate issues and the impact of climate change on nations and societies, Sky News Arabia will host a televised panel discussion in association with Masdar and the Zayed Future Energy Prize on November 27 at 20:00 UAE time. Hosted at Masdar City, an urban development that seeks to be one of the most …

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Sharjah, the First City in the Middle East to Launch Smart Wi-Fi Bins

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United Arab Emirates-Sharjah, Bee’ah , the Middle East’s award-winning and leading integrated environmental and waste management company, is introducing innovative solar-powered bins across Sharjah that will act as hotspots, in line with the UAE’s Innovation Week, which seeks to promote and encourage the finest ideas on innovation from government and private sectors, as well as the public. Designed and built …

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