Wednesday 10 February 2016

10 killed, many injured in German train crash

10 killed, many injured in German train crash Ten people were killed and at least 81 injured on Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in remote countryside in southern Germany. One passenger was still missing, police said, and 18


Mobily signs roaming deal with Vodafone

Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat Mobily has signed an international roaming agreement with Vodafone Group covering 21 countries around the world. As a result of the agreement, 21 countries around the world where Vodafone Group has a presence, would be accessible to Mobily roami


Avaya launches cloud solution for midmarket

Avaya, a global leader in business communications software, systems and services, has launched its first complete, multichannel unified communications and contact center cloud offers targeted for the midmarket. Avaya Midmarket Cloud solutions are two flexible deployment options,


Network, GMG to implement mPOS at Sun & Stand Sports

Network International, a leading payment solutions provider in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, in partnership with GMG (Gulf Marketing Group) has implemented a queue busting mobile point of sale (mPOS1) solution for GMG’s leading retail brand Sun & Sand Sports.


Quality of broadband services in Bahrain in focus

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has reported on the quality of broadband services offered by licensed internet service providers (ISPs) in the kingdom.   The fourth quarter of 2015 Broadband analysis report used 8Mbps fixed broadband


Du’s special numbers auction raises $1.9m

UAE-based telecom operator Du recently held its second Exclusive Packages for Special Numbers auction off 50 packages for special numbers earning Dh7.114 million ($1.93 million)as a result. First Platinum Plus number (0521111111) was auctioned for Dh2.55 million, whereas the seco


Ooredoo Myanmar secures $300m funding

Qatar-based Ooredoo Group’s fully owned subsidiary Ooredoo Myanmar has made funding arrangements with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, to expand a nationwide modern mobile telecom n


Batelco to sponsor top IT summit in Dubai

Bahrain-based telecom group Batelco has announced it will be the upcoming Gold Sponsor for Capacity Middle East 2016, a major IT summit in Dubai, UAE. The event is scheduled to take place in Dubai, UAE at the Grand Hyatt, from March1 to 3.       &n


Bahrain to tighten SIM card registration rules

The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has issued strict guildelines on the SIM-card enabled telecommunications services registration in bid to safeguard consumers from fraud and identity theft related crimes. The TRA had issued the regulation on December 31, 2015 as


BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs to trim costs

BlackBerry is cutting 200 jobs at its hometown headquarters in Ontario and in Florida in order to trim costs, it said, as the smartphone maker moves to turn around its fortunes and put more emphasis on its enterprise software business. "As BlackBerry continues to execute its

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