With 42 per cent of mobile customers in the GCC using mobile Internet and apps, compared to 36 per cent in the US and 25 per cent in Europe, there is a clear opportunity for regional operators to tap into, according to a new report.
Facebook plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.
In a blog post released to mark the first ye
Ninety-seven per cent of consumers in emerging markets using mobile Internet are experiencing fundamental life-changes in key areas of their lives, a report said.
People in emerging and developed markets have different uses of the
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started installing interactive LCD screens offering Wi-Fi mobile Internet in its taxi cabs.
So far 200 LCD screens have been fitted to 100 DTC taxicab
After five years of explosive growth sales of high-end smartphones have hit a plateau and the $2 trillion industry comprising telecom carriers and handset makers is buckling up for a bumpier ride as growth shifts to emerging markets.
Kuwait-based Wataniya Telecom said it has launched a new Net-on-Phone plan that offers customers unlimited Internet access all month with no charges for additional usage.
Customers can now surf, chat, tweet and download as much as the
Du, a leading telecom service provider in the UAE, has launched a flat data pricing rate for its subscribers who use mobile Internet while on worldwide travel.
The transparent One World One Rate for mobile internet while roaming - a first-
Etisalat, the leading telecom services provider in the UAE, has completed the upgrade to the advanced HSPA+ (high speed packet access) technology, enabling its 3G network to become the fastest and the widest in the Middle East.
Internet telephony firm Skype has questioned Egypt's move to ban international calls made through mobile Internet connections and said markets should be left open for consumers to choose.
National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority
A total of 29 operators in thirteen Arab countries offered third generation technology (3G/3.5G) cellular services, with the most common of them being mobile Internet, followed by video calling and mobile TV, said a report.