Sunday 30 April 2017

30 China investors to participate in Dubai tech summit

A delegation of 30 top investors from China will take part in the Arab-China Tech Summit, being held this week in Dubai. The conference, on from May 2, 3 and 5, will focus attention on cross border innovation and technology and will also be attended by a similar number of known U


Du unveils special Samsung Galaxy S8 offer

UAE-based telecom services provider du has launched a special Samsung Galaxy S8 offer under which customers will get the smartphone model on zero upfront payments when they sign up for a du postpaid plan.   The offer is avalid for any of the du individua


Saudi Arabia, Mobily unit plan new smart city in Yanbu

Saudi Arabia's Royal Commission of Yanbu, in collaboration with Bayanat Company, a subsidiary of telecom major, Mobily, has announced the launch of the kingdom’s first smart city in Yanbu. It was inaugurated by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan, chairman of Royal C


Alstom, Airbus partner in cybersecurity

Alstom and Airbus have announced the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement in the field of cybersecurity. The agreement was signed by Marc Fontaine, digital transformation officer at Airbus and Pascal Cléré, senior vice president of Alstom's Digital Mobil


Huawei’s OpenLab Dubai starts operation

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has launched its OpenLab Dubai, its first to serve customers and partners in the Middle East, and an important part of Huawei's Global OpenLab programme. Huawei plans to add seven new OpenLabs across the world in 2017, and in t


Ooredoo Q1 revenue up 2pc to hit $2.2bn

Qatar-based telecom group Ooredoo has posted revenues of QR8 billion ($2.2 billion) during the first quarter (Q1) of the year, marking an improvement of 2 per cent over Q1 2016. In local currency terms, growth was driven by Ooredoo Qatar, Indosat Ooredoo, Ooredoo Oman, Ooredoo Tu


Bahrain migrates 10 govt websites to cloud

Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) will begin the migration of 10 government websites as a trial of Cloud Computing - developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The trial phase is intended to complete the process of full migration during one year. This cam


Injazat launches unique cloud solution for GCC

Injazat Data Systems, a regional market leader for secure data center and managed services solutions, today announced the availability of ‘InCloud’, the region’s first fully integrated cloud solution, with hybrid, public and private model offerings. Injazat, who


Du names new executive VP for corporate communications

UAE telecommunications provider du has appointed Abdulwahed Juma as the executive vice president of brand and corporate communications. In today’s competitive telecommunications environment, offering a distinct value addition is key for a brand as a differentiating factor.


Ooredoo cuts roaming rates in GCC

Ooredoo Oman is permanently reducing roaming rates on calls, SMS, and mobile data services within the GCC region. Delivering the best value with its ‘one region, one tariff’ structure, Ooredoo customers can now enjoy stress-fee travel with coverage across any mobile n

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