Tuesday 17 July 2018

Abu Dhabi to set up smart geospatial centre

The Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) has announced the Smart Geospatial Contact Centre, a first-of-its-kind government level project being implemented in cooperation with Esri, a global leader in geographic information system software. The announcement ca


Al Hilal Computers wins top Veritas honour

Veritas the global data giant, has recognised Bahrain-based Al Hilal Computers as the “Partner of the Year’ for delivering excellent collaboration and growth. Hilal Computers is a leading reseller of Veritas Solution products in the GCC including: NetBackup, Enterpris


Yahsat completes MYSAT-1 engineering model

UAE’s Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) said that Yahsat Space Lab has completed the assembly, integration and verification (AIV) of the engineering model of MYSAT-1. MYSAT-1 is the first satellite to be develo


Zain Bahrain signs high-speed net deal with Jashanmal

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in the kingdom, has announced a new enterprise agreement with Jashanmal through providing a high-speed internet service to Jashanmal’s nine department stores in Bahrain.    The partnership was signed


Huawei conducts 5G workshop in Bahrain

Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT solutions, conducted a workshop at Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) to discuss progress and future plans to accelerate the arrival of 5G in the kingdom. During the workshop, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed,


Bahrain broadband prices drop one-third in 2017

The prices of fixed broadband services in Bahrain have dropped by up to 33 per cent between 2016 and 2017, said the kingdom’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in a new report. Based on a set of agreed baskets, the prices of fixed and mobile broadband services i


Microsoft launches growth initiative for partners

Microsoft is set to announce new programs, tools and resources to help partners innovate, grow and differentiate their businesses at Microsoft Inspire, a conference held annually by Microsoft Corporation for its partner community in Las Vegas, USA. The Microsoft partner ecosystem


Saudi Arabia 'top digital banking market in Mena'

Saudi Arabia has emerged as the top digital banking market in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, with more than three-quarters of banking customers in the kingdom using online or mobile apps, said leading industry experts. A recent survey of regional banking customer


UAE Space Agency celebrates fourth anniversary

The UAE Space Agency yesterday (July 12) celebrated its fourth anniversary with a commemorative ceremony being held in Abu Dhabi.   The event highlighted the agency’s successes in developing, coordinating and leading the national space sector since being f


Batelco hosts emergency evacuation presentation

Batelco, a leading telecom provider in Bahrain, recently collaborated with Bahrain Civil Defence to arrange a special presentation about Batelco’s Emergency Evacuation Plans for its onsite contractors. The presentation was arranged as part of Batelco’s commitment to h

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