Thursday , 24 January 2019

Media

Dubizzle will not change its brand name after sale to Naspers: Company GM

Naspers’ subsidiary OLX bought remainder of dubizzle for $190mln last April; news about the deal was reported in the UAE by Wamda and other media outlets earlier this month Dubizzle, a leading online market place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will not change its brand name after its South African majority shareholder, Naspers, which also owns the OLX online …

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Emphasizing the importance of the UAE government’s partnership with global technology companies

Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens have begun one of the largest installations of smart building technologies in the world, with more than 130 structures to be connected to digital solutions that boost energy efficiency, comfort, safety and security Site to be a world-leading showcase for the transformative potential of smart cities MindSphere IoT system to help ensure comfort and security …

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Majid Al Futtaim Retail Selects Flexible SD-WAN from Orange Business Services to Power Its Smart Retail Transformation across the Middle East

Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Retail, which holds the exclusive franchise rights to operate Carrefour in 38 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, is deploying Flexible SD-WAN from Orange Business Services throughout its Middle Eastern operations to connect cloud applications, improve customer experience and digitally transform its regional retail offerings. “Connectivity is key to the future of retail. Our …

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5G Mobile Technology Coming to Morocco in 2022

The fifth generation of mobile phone and communication technology will be in Morocco as soon as 2022 Although Morocco is a leading country in the 4G mobile broadband with increasing numbers of subscribers having access to the fourth generation network in Africa, Moroccans will keep using the June 2015 technology for several more years. In its 2018 report about the …

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Dubai Internet City launches GoFreelance to attract international and local tech talent

Work permit offers freelancers in web, mobile, software development and architecture, IT and telecommunication networking Dubai Internet City (DIC), the largest technology business hub in the region, has launched its GoFreelance permit that will enable freelance talent to work in the technology sector. This product will further enhance Dubai’s global credentials as an incubator that thrives by innovating. Introduced by …

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eSIM in UAE by October end; 5G by Q1 2019

UAE – Two of the most hotly-anticipated technologies of this age are coming to the UAE – and it could quite be sooner than expected. A top official of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company revealed that eSIMs and 5G will be available in the not-so-distant future in the country, adding more spunk to the UAE’s already advanced telecom infrastructure that has …

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Making the case for 5G in region: Which country’s taking the lead?

Did you know that on a 5G network, you can download the latest season of your favorite show in HD in the time it takes to board a plane? When it comes to the next generation of mobile network technology, some telecom executives have become 5G pessimists, having lost their faith in the power of technology to deliver more. A …

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UAE’s Etisalat Q2 profit up on lower capital expenditure, more subscribers

Etisalat made a net profit of AED2.2bln ($599million) in the three months to June 30 By Alexander Cornwell, Reuters News DUBAI- Emirates Telecommunications Group, also known as Etisalat, reported on Tuesday a 12.3 percent rise in second-quarter net profit as it cut capital expenditure and added more subscribers. Etisalat made a net profit of 2.2 billion dirhams ($599 million) in …

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Continent’s leading satellite broadband service to launch across West Africa

Yahsat, the UAE-based global satellite operator, will participate in West Africa Com on the 10th and 11th July 2018, as Gold Sponsors. The event, which unites critical players in the telco value chain, will see Yahsat showcase its flagship broadband service – YahClick – to partners and customers in the region. Yahsat’s participation at the event is part of its …

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Etisalat plans 5G technology in the UAE by year-end: official

The UAE-based telecom company plans to introduce the upgraded 5G technology on mobile phones in late 2019 Etisalat plans to introduce 5G technology that will enhance internet speed and image resolution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the end of this year, senior vice president for mobile network at Etisalat in the UAE, Saeed Al Zarouni, told reporters on …

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