Monday 30 May 2016
Arab region

Mobile telecom drives growth in Arab World

  The rapid pace of mobile adoption has delivered substantial economic benefits for the Arab region, directly contributing $132 billion to their economies or approximately 5.5 per cent of total GDP


MBC Group launches HD channel

MBC Group, a leading free-to-air satellite broadcasting company, has launched its new high-definition (HD) broadcasting system covering its bouquet of channels in tieup with Technosat, the partner company supplying the set up boxes. Speaki


UAE tops region in human development

The UAE has been ranked first in Arab world and 32nd globally in human development report released by the United Nations Development Programme. Neighbours Qatar and Bahrain were ranked 38th and 39th in the global list. The emirat


Online advertising set to hit $266m in region

Online advertising is expected to grow by four percent over the next three years in the Arab region, and reach an estimated Dh977 million ($266 million) by 2013, a report said. The Arab Media Outlook reports that now online advertising dra

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