Tuesday 26 May 2015

Global experts for Dubai smart data summit

A line-up of local and international speakers and panellists discussed the power of smart data and analytics on the inaugural day of the second Annual Smart Data Summit in Dubai, UAE today (May 25). Produced by global conference organizers, Expotrade, the two-day summit is being


Ooredoo appoints key administrative official

Ooredoo, a major Qatar-based telecom group, has announced the appointment of Majid Al Marzooqi as chief governance officer and company secretary. In this role, Al Marzooqi will lead Ooredoo’s strategic efforts to comply with all applicable corporate codes, identifying and a


Zain Jordan eyes 5pc jump in 2015 revenue

Zain Jordan, the kingdom's biggest mobile telecoms network operator, expects revenue to rise by five per cent this year despite tougher competition and heavy government taxes, the firm's chief executive said. "We are anticipating overall growth in revenues of around


Business continuity plans ‘vital to handle disasters’

A company’s Business Continuity Management (BCM) plan must be in place to ensure that there are no business disruptions in the event of a cyber-attacks and environmental disasters, an industry expert said. It is important for an organization to proactively plan ahead to ens


Etisalat wins global award for innovation

Etisalat Group has been honoured with the award for Business Service Innovation for its Mobile Connect service, in cooperation with the GSMA and Apigee, at the 2015 Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards, held at a ceremony in London. The annual Business Service Innovation Aw


Fujitsu EMEA unit appoints key officials

Fujitsu subsidiary PFU (EMEA) has strengthened its sales force in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) with two new management appointments for the Russian and Middle East markets. Moscow-based partner manager Denis Milentjev will expand Fujitsu's document scanner business i


Batelco wins top ME business continuity award

Bahrain’s leading communications solutions company Batelco has been presented with the Best BCI Middle East Award (Best Continuity and Resilience Team 2015) at key conference in Doha. The event was held on the sidelines of the BCI Middle East Conference and Exhibition which


Saudi firms adopting hybrid cloud models

Majority of the companies (about 44 per cent) in Saudi Arabia have already implemented or are planning to deploy a cloud computing model in their offices, said a survey. There is a growing interest among public sector entities in the kingdom to adopt blended cloud models to meet


Du launches Double Data promotion

Dubai-based telecommunication firm du has announced the new Double Data promotion this summer offering customers 150 per cent extra allowances at no extra cost. With the new promotion, all prepaid customer will get the extra data allowances on their monthly and daily data pack pu


Mobily set for RCN commercial launch

Etihad Etisalat Company (Mobily), a leading Saudi-based mobile services operator, has announced the commercial launch of (RCN) FTTH high capacity UAE which connects the Middle East with Europe starting from Fujairah in the UAE passing through Riyadh and the capital of Jordan Amman.

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