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Orange and Google sign strategic partnership to increase access to mobile internet services across Africa and Middle East

Affordable digital communication package launched to expand online experience for mass market across the region. Orange enhances its digital offering in Orange MEA, adding popular content and services to bring the best of mobile internet to customers. Orange (www.Orange.com) today announces a new partnership with Google™ to bring the best of mobile internet across its full African and Middle Eastern …

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Private Cloud enables 89% of Organisations in the Middle East to Innovate Faster, Oracle Research Finds

Cloud uptake to continue growing at pace as considerations evolve beyond security. New research from Oracle reveals that 89% of enterprises in the Middle East believe the private cloud enables them to innovate faster. The study of 458 companies in the Middle East, Europe and South Africa, conducted by IDG Connect on behalf of Oracle, found that half (51%) of …

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Wadi.com secures largest Series A funding in the tech history of the Middle East

The company raises USD 67M with Al Tayyar Group as lead investor. Wadi.com, the fastest growing e-commerce platform of the Middle East, has raised USD 67m with Al Tayyar Travel Group as the lead investor ten months after its launch. The investment marks the largest series A funding in the tech history of the Middle East and will further accelerate …

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Abu Dhabi to host Middle East Weather Technology Summit in May 2016

Fleming. announces its inaugural Middle East Weather Technology Summit from 24th – 25th May, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, UAE with an aim to understand the impact of weather on the future development agenda in the GCC. Middle East is known for its arid climate which has been a key concern for the people in the region from several years. It …

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The Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa and the Middle East

A new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website (http://entrepreneurclub.orange) is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a …

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YuppTV Partners with Sun Network to Launch 10 Channels in Middle East & North Africa

YuppTV, the world’s largest Over-The-Top (OTT) provider for Indian content, has partnered with leading South Indian television network Sun Network to offer numerous regional entertainment options to its users. With the partnership in place, YuppTV will launch 10 channels in four languages – Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada – in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Under the agreement, …

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3M Appoints Andrei Holban as Regional Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa Region

3M , a science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, announced today the appointment of Andrei Holban as the new Regional Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa region. In his role, Andrei succeeds Ippocratis Vrohidis who has relocated to St. Paul as the new Vice-President for Global Service Centers. Commenting on the new appointment, Bernard Cicut, Area Vice-President for …

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

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

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

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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