Sunday 5 April 2020

Bahrain distributes virus app-compatible bracelets

Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has begun distributing electronic bracelets compatible with the Kingdom’s COVID-19 contact tracing app, 'BeAware'. The application complements the efforts of the National Taskforce for Combating the Coron


Mobile robotics market to surge to $23bn by 2021

The Coronavirus outbreak has highlighted use cases for mobile robotics to successfully disinfect, monitor, surveille, and handle and deliver materials.    These proven use cases will propel the overall mobile robotics market to $23 billion by 2021, states g


Huawei launches new solutions and services

Huawei recently announced the launch of new ICT technologies and enterprise-based solutions and services at its Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Cloud) – known as HDC.Cloud 2020 – an annual flagship event held for global developers in the ICT field.   


Mindware enhances cyber security capabilities

Mindware, one of the leading Value Added Distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa, has extensively strengthened its security capabilities and portfolio. This will enable its channel partners to address the growing cyber security needs of enterprises across the Middle East and Africa


Mobily offers relief to MoH quarantined customers

Etihad Etisalat & Mobily, in agreement with the other two telcos, stc and Zain, has announced it was exempting its clients under the Ministry of Health (MoH) quarantine from paying their April postpaid package bill. The announcement reinforces efforts to combat the effects of the coronavi


UAE telecom subscribers hit 23.67m in 2019

The number of telecommunications subscribers in UAE mobile, fixed-line and data services amounted to around 23.67 million in December 2019, 120,000 up from the preceding month, a media report said. The number of mobile phone subscribers increased to around 18.278 million in Decem


Dubai tech firm offers free consultancy to SMEs

Dubai’s Vision Tech Solutions DMCC, a specialist in IT infrastructure and support, is offering a free technology solution consultancy to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to enable them to move to remote working arrangements. Rajab Ali Virani, managing director of Vision


Batelco to offer extra 10 GB for mobile business customers

In order to support business customers during these difficult times, Bahrain's leading telecom services operator Batelco has announced it will provide an extra 10 GB of data per month for its mobile postpaid business customers for three months, effective from today (April 1) valid until t


Microsoft to launch new personal, family subscriptions

Microsoft has announced the evolution of its Office 365 offerings for consumers into Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions, with addition of new experiences. The move is part of the company’s efforts to empower families and individuals across work, school and life, to achieve


Nokia to provide Optical LAN to Infonas Bahrain

Nokia has announced that it will provide its Optical LAN solution to Infonas W.L.L. Bahrain, enabling it to provide its enterprise customers in downtown Manama with a cutting-edge, future-proof fibre network that delivers superior performance and high capacity essential for supporting the inc

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