Friday 21 October 2016

Innovation ‘key to ICT development’

Innovation is a fundamental element in today’s intelligent revolution and a key enabler for ICT development, said an industry expert. “Innovation has played a key role in Huawei’s success and expansion over the last 30 years. The company has invested around $30


Masdar Free Zone unveils new clean-tech licences

Masdar City, one of the world’s most sustainable urban developments, is introducing new licences to encourage entrepreneurs to set up facilities within the city’s business free zone. The announcement coincides with the 36th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITE


Mawarid aims to lead MEA digital services market

Mawarid Technology, one of the UAE’s first home-grown technology platforms,  aims to lead the way in the Middle East and Africa markets in digital and smart government services, as well as high-value, customised systems, said the company chairman. Mawarid Technology is


Microsoft showcases solutions for digital transformation

Microsoft Gulf unveiled a dazzling array of solutions to the region as the 36th Gitex Technology Week got underway at Dubai World Trade Centre yesterday (October 16). Aimed at helping Middle East organisations – regardless of size or industry – achieve more through digital


STC, Gemalto showcase seamless on-demand connectivity

Saudi Telecom Company, the Middle East region’s largest telecom company, and Gemalto, a world leader in digital security, are together showcasing the e-SIM and remote subscription management solution on the STC booth at Gitex Technology Week 2016 in Dubai. The showcase, fro


Cisco to rebuild Iraqi optical network

Cisco, a global networking leader, will restore and rebuild the Iraqi National Backbone, a multi-layer IP and optical network that spans the long terrestrial route from Iraq to Turkey, the company said at the Packet Optical Networking Conference in Rome, Italy. The Iraqi National


Zain Bahrain posts $8m nine-month profit

Zain Bahrain, a top telecom provider, has posted a net profit of BD3.05 million ($8.07 million) for the nine months from January to September, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


‘Half of top 10 Saudi banks run MobileIron’

MobileIron, a standalone enterprise mobility management leader, announced that five of the top 10 Saudi Arabian banks have chosen MobileIron to secure their mobile apps, content, and devices. The security solutions provider made the announcement at the ongoing Gitex Technology We


Mideast CEOs 'reach tipping point in digital disruption'

Middle East businesses face the do-or-die moment for digital disruption, one of the world’s top tech experts said at the Gitex Technology Week’s conference kick-off today. “Middle East businesses will soon reach the tipping point in disrupting themselves to crea


Batelco, Ericsson sign deal for 5G

Bahrain-based Batelco, a top digital solutions provider and Ericsson, the world-renowned technology solutions provider, have joined forces to collaborate on the development of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) use cases.  The Memordandum of Understanding (MoU) will help drive

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