Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the 'unbanked' to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases and send and
Running short of dramatically new phone designs, leaders of the world's wireless industry agree their next big idea is 5G, shorthand for the fifth generation of networks they expect to have up and running by 2020.
But first th
Leading telecommunications operator Ooredoo is showcasing its achievements last year at the Mobile World Congress that kicked off in Barcelona, Spain today (March 2).
The year was a ground-breaking year for Ooredoo, with more oper
Ooredoo is set to showcase a range of ‘smart’ technologies at this year’s GSMA Mobile World Congress, as the company continues to develop new life-enhancing services to serve customers across its footprint.
Etisalat, a leading telecom service provider in the UAE, has implemented the mobile near field communication (NFC) solution from Gemalto, a leader in digital security.
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Mobile Internet is generating about $700 billion in revenues annually in 13 countries that represent about 70 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP), the equivalent of $780 per adult, and has created employment for about 3 million peopl
One in three businesses in Bahrain switched its mobile service provider last year, up from just three per cent in 2011, found a new survey by the regulator.
This was done primarily due to better value for money, found the business
Ethiopian banks and microfinance firms are launching mobile money services, helping reach swathes of the population that now have little access to branches or services, the mobile technology providers and banks said.
The launch of
Google Inc is in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard, technology news website TechCrunch reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Softcard is jointly owned by AT&T, Verizon Communication's Verizon Wi
A mobile phone application that could potentially save lives is being developed by one of Bahrain's biggest charity organisations.
The Bahrain Red Crescent Society (BRCS) has commissioned a third party developer to design the