Saturday 1 August 2015

Fans await invites as OnePlus 2 set for launch

OnePlus 2, a smartphone termed by the Chinese company as the  '2016 flagship killer', will be launched today (July 27). Available via an invite system, just like the first version, the smartphone has created quite buzz among users and social media for its superior fe


Africa move to boost mobile broadband hailed

By coming together and agreeing unified proposals, African governments have shown their support for making more spectrum available to meet the mobile broadband needs of their citizens, said a top official. John Giusti, deputy chief regulatory officer, GSMA, was commenting on the


Ooredoo Kuwait Q2 net profit falls 30pc

Mobile operator Ooredoo Kuwait reported a 30 per cent fall in second-quarter profit on Sunday, mainly due to losses in Algeria and Tunisia, extending a lengthy earnings slump. The subsidiary of Qatar's Ooredoo, which competes domestically with Zain and Saudi Telecom affiliate


Batelco selects datamena to deploy PoP service

UAE-based datamena, a carrier neutral data centre and connectivity platform serving the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced that it has been selected by Bahrain’s leading integrated communications provider Batelco to deploy a point-of-presence (PoP) service. The


Meta-Byte, ERP Maestro partner to help SAP clients

Dubai-based Meta-Byte Technologies, a leading management and technology consulting firm in the Middle East, has joined hands with ERP Maestro, a cloud-based solution that automates access controls in SAP, in order to aid clients running SAP. The partnership will help in automatin


Mobily leads in international roaming 4G services

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, has announced that it has become the leading operator in the Middle East to partner with over 100 global telecom service providers in the world, offering high-speed data roaming services on 4G (LTE) networks. M


Orange builds 49pc stake in Moroccan Meditel

French telecom operator Orange said it had acquired an additional nine per cent stake in Moroccan operator Meditel, raising its total holding to 49 per cent. Meditel, created in 1999, commands a 31 per cent share of the Moroccan mobile phone market with 13 million subscribers, th


GSMA welcomes African support for broadband growth

GSMA has welcomed the strong decision that African governments took at this week’s African Telecommunications Union (ATU) meeting in Nairobi, to foster the growth of broadband across the continent, according to a top executive. John Giusti, deputy chief regulatory officer,

 < 1 2 3

calendarCalendar of Events