Qatar and UAE are among the top five countries having the highest smartphone adoption rates today (as a percentage of total connections) along with Finland, South Korea and Norway, according to a new study.
The study, “Smart
GSMA’s Mobile for Development m-health programme has launched a new cross-ecosystem partnership designed to provide a range of m-health services to women and children, with a particular focus on nutrition, across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Senior leaders from eight major mobile operator groups, serving 551 million mobile connections across Africa and the Middle East, have announced plans to cooperate on network infrastructure sharing initiatives.
The participating o
Etisalat Group has been nominated for three GSMA Global Mobile Awards this year for its services offered across the Middle East, African and Asian markets.
It has been nominated for the ‘Best NFC/Mobile Money Product or Serv
Leading telecom company Etisalat said four of its international operations - Etisalat Afghanistan, Etisalat Egypt, Etisalat Nigeria and Etisalat Sri Lanka - have joined the SmartHub Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) in the UAE.
A team of Etisalat’s employees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia will participate in a 2000km, Pan-European cycle tour – the GSMA mHealth Grand Tour this September aiming to raise awareness of diabetes.
It will als
Qtel Group, the leading telecom services company in the Mena region, sponsored the recently concluded GSMA Mobile Health Summit in South Africa, designed to create innovative health applications.
Qtel Group addressed critical issues of the
Leading telecom operators in the region are set to participate in a major forum in Doha which will look to tackle the problems of climate change driven by high levels of energy consumption and greenhouse emissions.
The Qtel Group, Telesol,