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Mobile operators launch 5G in Qatar

Doha, Qatar, October 21, 2018:  Qatar has taken an early lead in the roll out of 5G mobile services, with the country’s two operators, Ooredoo and Vodafone Qatar, both launching their next generation networks in recent months.  Having run initial test services in May, Ooredoo announced at the end of July that it had successfully launched 5G services at 50 network stations across the country, making it the first company in the world to roll out a commercially available 5G network.  On August 26 Vodafone Qatar switched on its own 5G service, with its first enterprise customer, submarine cable provider Gulf Bridge International, connected two days later at the Qatar Science and Technology Park.   The competing 5G services offer rapid connectivity, with download speeds in excess of 1GBps, and ultra-low ......read more

Huawei becomes one of the first multi-national technology companies to register with one hundred percent ownership in Qatar, opens new office in Doha to support expanded activities

Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has become one of the first technology firms to register with one hundred percent ownership in Qatar. In order to support its increased activities in the country, the company has also opened a new office in West Bay, Doha.  Huawei’s position as one of the first fully-owned technology companies operating in Qatar follows a May 2018 announcement that the country would open to one hundred percent foreign ownership. The move is intended to accelerate the development in all economic and commercial activities, attract foreign capital inflow, and achieve economic diversification in accordance with the Qatar National Vision 2030. In line with the aim of ......read more

MEEZA named “Service Provider of the Year” at Qatar IT Business Awards 2018

Doha, September 11 , 2018 – MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider  is pleased to announce that it has been named winner in the “Service Provider of the Year” category by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) at the fourth edition of the Qatar IT Business Awards. The Qatar IT Business Awards by The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) honors organizations that have benefited the ICT Industry and the development of innovation. The award program is an annual event, where independent panel of experts in technology and business judge the awards nominations.  Commenting on the occasion, CEO of MEEZA, Eng. Ahmad AL-Kuwari said:  "It is an honour and a great achievement for us at "MEEZA to receive Service Provider of the ......read more

Huawei Announces EMUI 9.0, an Android Pie-Based Operating System Designed to Enhance Users' Quality of Life

Registration for the beta of EMUI 9.0 is now open Qatar, September 08, 2018:   At IFA 2018, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced EMUI 9.0, the next major update to the Android-based operating system (OS) from Huawei.  As one of the first Android Pie-based custom systems, EMUI 9.0 offers a premium user experience that is underpinned by an intuitive interface and rich features. The EMUI 9.0 is currently on beta, which is now open for registration. Additional features will be launched together with the upcoming HUAWEI Mate 20 Series.  The latest Huawei custom OS was designed to feel more natural and streamlined than ever. Huawei has reimagined and consolidated many of the settings to minimize the number of steps a user has to go through to get things done. Overall, EMUI 9.0 performs 12.9 percent ......read more

Huawei Announces AI Cube with Alexa Built-In

3 September, 2018, Doha, Qatar:   At IFA 2018 today, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) unveiled the HUAWEI AI Cube, a two-in-one speaker and  4G router with Alexa built-in, marking its official entry into the nascent smart speaker market. It represents a new, more natural and convenient way for consumers to connect to the internet and control smart devices, while delivering high quality audio in a compact form factor featuring a minimalist design.   “As an industry leader, Huawei is committed to providing seamless connectivity and enabling the smart, connected experience. To those ends, Huawei has been actively strengthening the value proposition of its product portfolio, and augmenting an increasingly wide range of products with AI technology, with HUAWEI AI Cube being the latest in the line,” said ......read more

Huawei Launches Kirin 980, the World's First Commercial 7nm SoC

September 01, 2018:  In his IFA 2018 keynote titled “The Ultimate Power of Mobile AI”, Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Mr. Richard Yu introduced the Kirin 980, the system on a chip (SoC) that will bring about the next evolution of mobile AI. As the world’s first commercial SoC manufactured with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Company’s (TSMC) 7nm process, Kirin 980 combines best-in-class performance, efficiency, connectivity features, and Dual NPU AI processing power. “Last year, we showed the world the potential of On-Device AI with the Kirin 970, and this year, we’ve designed an all-round powerhouse that not only features outstanding AI capabilities, but also brings cutting-edge raw performance to consumers,” said Mr. Yu. “Equipped with all-new CPU, GPU and Dual NPU, the ......read more

Kindle Devices Now Available on SOUQ.com

Starting today, customers in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman can buy Kindle devices from SOUQ.com, including the bestselling Kindle Paperwhite and our most advanced e-reader—Kindle Oasis With Kindle, readers have access to the world’s best eBook selection on Amazon.com, including over one million titles in English, Arabic, French and Hindi, including over 12,000 Arabic-language Kindle books from leading authors August 28, 2018:  Amazon and SOUQ.com today announced customers in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman can shop the latest Kindle devices, including the bestselling Kindle Paperwhite and our most advanced e-reader, Kindle Oasis, now on SOUQ.com (https://uae.souq.com/ae-en/ae-kindle/c).    “We are delighted to make books more accessible by bringing the ......read more

Huawei Consumer Business Group Announces 2018 H1 Business Results

Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer with robust Q2 performance   August 5, 2018:   Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced its business results for the first half of 2018. The company reported solid growth, with global smartphone shipments at 95+ million units*. According to IDC, Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer in Q2 with the global market share of 15.8%.   Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “The past six months have been incredible for Huawei CBG, marked by robust growth of our business across all markets and product lines. Our success is owed to our commitment to innovation and, most importantly, our customers. Moving forward, Huawei will remain focused on continually ......read more

Leafminer: New Espionage Campaigns Targeting Middle Eastern Regions

Author: Network Protection Security Labs, Attack Investigation Team Summary: Active attack group is eager to make use of available tools, research, and the work of other threat actors.   July 25, 2018:  Symantec has uncovered the operations of a threat actor named Leafminer that is targeting a broad list of government organizations and business verticals in various regions in the Middle East since at least early 2017. The group tends to adapt publicly available techniques and tools for their attacks and experiments with published proof-of-concept exploits. Leafminer attempts to infiltrate target networks through various means of intrusion: watering hole websites, vulnerability scans of network services on the internet, and brute-force/dictionary login attempts. The actor’s post-compromise toolkit suggests that ......read more

Your search for the best gifts just got easier with SOUQ's Interesting Finds

Hundreds of new and quirky products now on Interesting Finds July 25, 2018:   SOUQ.com has announced the launch of its new “Interesting Finds” store which will make your search for the perfect gift forever easier. Customers can now easily access hundreds of new, interesting and trendy products including toys, home decor, accessories, and much more.  Interesting Finds curates the new and interesting items available on SOUQ.com into fun-to-scroll-through, collage-style lists; making gift giving fun and exciting.   Users can shop these quirky gifts with a touch of a finger directly from the SOUQ website or mobile app for Android & IOS. Register online or connect with SOUQ on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat to learn more about our interesting finds and keep up with the latest ......read more

Official Sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Hisense, gets the game on the streets

Hisense expands its product portfolio and brings a round of exciting prizes to be won as official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Further to its dynamic competitions and offers prior to the World Cup, Hisense gave away 4 winners each semi-final tickets + AED 10,000 Cash*, a 65-inch Hisense ULED TV, a 55-inch Hisense ULED TV and to 8 lucky winners group tickets to the monumental event  The brand hosted a roadshow at Central Galleria, Mall of the Emirates, from the 1st to 10th of July with interactive games to play and great prizes were won July 22, 2018:   Hisense, one of China’s largest consumer electronics companies, adds to its product portfolio and brings new and exciting offers to the streets as the Official Sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. In the spirit of football ......read more

Huawei's New Range of Artificial Intelligent Smartphones Set to Change Your Selfie Game

Powered by Dual front camera (24MP+2MP) and new f/2.0 wide aperture lens, HUAWEI nova 3 series promises Artificial Intelligence selfies July 19, 2018:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, has announced the launch of its new HUAWEI nova 3 and HUAWEI nova 3i in the UAE. Both smartphones are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its overall functioning and camera features. With dual front camera (24MP+2MP), users can expect the best-in-technology ‘selfie’ that a smartphone can offer. HUAWEI nova 3 series was initially designed with the younger and trendier consumers in mind, for whom a smartphone is not just part of their lifestyle but also represents their personal style. The series is designed to offer an AI-enhanced lifestyle, which includes a huge focus on an outstanding selfie ......read more

LG launches new AI-powered premium LG G7 ThinQ+ flagship for GCC consumers

The LG G7 smartphone is the all-round cutting-edge smartphone with a brighter display, superior camera, precision audio and a host of AI functions that set it above the competition Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018:  Following a successful rollout of the latest LG G7 ThinQ+ smartphone in South Korea, the Americas and Europe, LG has now launched its premium flagship smartphone in the GCC. The LG G7 ThinQ+ marks LG’s first G-series flagship phone with AI capabilities built-in, redefining how ‘smart’ a smartphone can be. The latest smartphone also comes with a host of new features and upgrades. Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 845 mobile platform gives the LG G7 ThinQ+ the computing power for its advanced AI functions, which starts with its innovative AI CAM. The new LG G7 ThinQ+ comes with a redesigned wide-angle ......read more

ESET named a Leader in Endpoint Security Suites 2018 Report by Independent Research Firm

ESET – a global leader in information security software – has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018 report. The prestigious report assessed 15 of the most significant security vendors, including their ability to prevent, detect and remediate endpoint threats, with ESET emerging as one of the leaders. In reviewing the overall market, the authors stated that Forrester survey data shows that “IT environment complexity”, was “the most frequently cited challenging issue” by enterprise respondents, and that, “Buyers want an endpoint security suite that consolidates capabilities and minimizes complexity when possible.” The report also states in ESET’s profile that; “Overall, ESET is best for enterprises looking for ......read more

The #1 trick to capturing the best photo at night? The trick is the AI camera in HUAWEI P20 Pro

July 01, 2018:  When you are on one of your midnight fast food runs with your friends, you better not forget your house keys, nor your HUAWEI P20 Pro.  A camera which works like a literal pupil, shifting with different exposures, the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s lens adapt to every landscape, in attempts to capture the most idyllic of shots. We tested out the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s camera against the city scape of Dubai at night, and it’s safe to say that the sought-after smartphone is a clear winner in our eyes.  The issue of tackling night time shots has plagued the minds of smartphone manufacturers for long, and it has been the root cause of pixilated, greyish night-time imagery. But worries be gone! The HUAWEI P20 Pro eliminates all the challenges about night time photography and crystalizes all the elements ......read more

OPPO unleashes the new Selfie Expert F7 with a 25 MP AI powered selfie camera

With enhanced AI Beauty 2.0 technology, the F7 is like your Personal Beauty Artist;  A beautiful 6.23-inch Super Full Screen with numerous software assistant for better full screen experience. Equipped with 3400 mAh battery and AI battery management for long battery endurance Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 23rd, April 2018 –   OPPO, the Selfie Expert and Leader, today launched the F7. The latest Selfie Expert, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), takes smartphone technology to new heights. Together with the Super Full Screen and glossy design, the F7 offers consumers a better user experience. Priced at AED1249, the OPPO F7 with 4GB RAM and 64 GB ROM will be available from April 23rd, 2018 on all online and offline stores in Solar Red, Moonlight Silver and Diamond Black. OPPO will also hit the ......read more

Samsung launches Exciting Smartphone Trade-In Program with Galaxy S9 or S9+

Upgrade to a brand new Galaxy S9 or S9+ for an exclusive price when you trade in your current device at select Samsung Brand stores and retailers in the UAE Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2018:   Don’t miss your chance to own Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone for an exclusive discounted price when you trade in your current device. For a limited time only, Samsung is giving its customers in the UAE the opportunity to upgrade their current device and save big on the all-new Galaxy S9 or S9+, equipped with Samsung’s best-yet smartphone camera and a range of innovative features. Customers with select smartphone models can trade in their current device for a new Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ at a reduced price, saving up to AED 1,860 on their purchase based on the condition of their current device.  This offer is ......read more

Built for the Way We Communicate Today: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launches in the UAE

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ fuel new discoveries with Super Slow-mo video, best-in-class low light camera and AR Emoji for a more personalized way to express yourself    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 08 March, 2018 –   Samsung Gulf Electronics Co. introduced to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphones that reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. The launch event took place yesterday at The Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized ......read more

Sophos Delivers New Unified Endpoint Management Solution Fully Integrated with Next-Gen Endpoint Security

  Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Mobile 8, the latest version of its Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and mobile security solution. This new version lets system administrators manage and secure corporate-owned and personal Mac, Windows, and mobile endpoints in the cloud-based Sophos Central management platform to deliver a simpler management strategy for businesses of any size. This unified approach to endpoint management ensures consistent security policies and secure access to resources regardless of an employee’s choice of device. Sophos Mobile 8 adds a range of management features like MacOS management and configuration, Windows 10 application management, and extended Android and iOS management functionality. "Mobile devices continue to be the ......read more

Ooredoo Group Pioneers Artificial Intelligence Network Innovations at Mobile World Congress

Ooredoo Group and P.I. Works Partner on Real-Time Network Management to Enhance Digital Experience Scaling Up Success from Indonesia and Myanmar to 160 Million Customers Across Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia Doha, Qatar, March 03, 2018:  Ooredoo Group at Mobile World Congress announced the start of the deployment of artificial intelligence solutions to transform its network towards 5G, as part of a major partnership with P.I. Works that will significantly enhance the mobile data experience. More than 160 million Ooredoo Group customers are set to benefit from more robust and widespread network coverage, more advanced mobile apps, enhanced capacity during mega-events, and the enablement of the next generation of 5G-based Internet of Things innovations.  Ooredoo Group is leading the charge of global ......read more

Ooredoo Group Drives New Levels of Digital Experiences with Latest Innovations

At Mobile World Congress, Ooredoo Maldives and Ooredoo Oman Showcase Real-Time and One-Stop-Shop Digital and App Solutions Barcelona, Spain Qatar, ​March 01, 2018:  Ooredoo Group, at Mobile World Congress, today announced that it is driving new levels of digital experiences, scaling up real-time and one-stop shop solutions from the Maldives and Oman to millions of customers across its operating companies. Across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia, Ooredoo Group operating companies are undergoing digital transformation to become future-ready. There is a strong focus on leveraging digital platforms to support new levels of customer engagement and self-service. During Mobile World Congress, Ooredoo Oman has made a splash by launching Oman’s first all-digital, and individually-customisable mobile ......read more

Ooredoo Fibre Boosts Qatar to World's Best-Connected and Fastest Gigabit-Fibre Country

At Mobile World Congress, New Report Shows How Ooredoo Fibre Transforms How People Experience Digital Content and 4K TV  Doha, Qatar, February 28, 2018:  Qatar’s Gigabit-speed fibre penetration is the highest in the world, thanks to the rapid roll-out of Ooredoo Fibre, transforming how people experience digital services, according to a new Arthur D Little report launched today at Mobile World Congress. The report, “Gigabit Fibre Driving Innovative Services in the Home,” shows that 99 percent of Qatar’s households are covered by fibre, nearly double the penetration rate compared to 2012, and matched only by Latvia, Lithuania, and Singapore. Now, 88 percent of households in Qatar are connected to fibre, also the world’s highest rate, matched only by Singapore. Aligned with Qatar National ......read more

Ooredoo Group Acquires 5G Network Spectrum and Announces the World's First 5G deployments in Qatar

Ooredoo Group, at Mobile World Congress today, announced that it is racing ahead on the path to 5G, as the world’s first having 5G New Radio (NR) with commercial equipment suitable for business customers.  Live in Qatar, Ooredoo is proud to announce its first-in-the-region speeds of 2.3 Gbps with amazing 3.5 ms latency. By using Ooredoo 5G spectrum at 3.5 GHz, Ooredoo will continue to expand the footprint of 5G.  Ultra-fast 5G networks, already in Qatar, double the speed of current 4G network. 5G will transform daily lives, organisations, and industry verticals benefiting the speed and ultra-low latency. Applications of 5G could include autonomous vehicles, robotic surgery, and augmented and virtual reality sports. As part of its network modernisation programme, “Evolution to 5G”, Ooredoo Group is ......read more

LG Announces 2017 Financial Results

Strong Profitability and Highest Annual Sales Ever Led by Performance of Premium Home Appliances and TVs DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 28, 2018 —  LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced record full-year revenues for 2017 of KRW 61.4 trillion (USD 55.4 billion), an increase of 10.9 percent from the previous year, the highest in the company’s history. Full-year 2017 profits of KRW 2.47 trillion (USD 2.23 billion) – the highest profit since 2009 – in-creased 85 percent from 2016 due in large part to strong performance by premium home appliances and TVs. Fourth-quarter 2017 revenues grew 15 percent versus 2016 to KRW 16.96 trillion (USD 15.3 billion), generating strong operating profits of KRW 366.8 billion (USD 330.9 million). The LG Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company reported full-year 2017 revenues of 19.23 ......read more

Premium products to enhance brand image and accelerate profitable growth for LG

Company plans to continue focus on making solid progress by concentrating on achieving recognition as a true premium brand with industry leading products in 2018 DUBAI, UAE, 24th January 2018:   With the desire to create a better lifestyle for consumers, underpinning LG’s premium product philosophy, LG plans to continue pursuing an innovative, energy efficient and a premium product market strategy, positioning the company as a technology innovator with a flair for convenience, design and style. The company aims to accelerate premium product strategy by enhancing overall brand image and focus on profitable growth. Last year has been a solid year for LG that highlighted successful changes in preparation for a promising future, including organizational redesign for new businesses, reinforcement of modular design, and ......read more

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Software AG Upgrades Terracotta In-Memory Data Management Open Source Offerings…

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Brocade Redefines Networking for IP Storage…

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Bottom freezer refrigerators increasingly more popular than conventional top freezers…

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Ericsson enables industry transformation at LTE MENA 2015…

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Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain Extend Football Training Programme across MENA Region…

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Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain aim to Inspire Young People to Get Involved with Football through Mobile Technology Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo today announced that it will launch a new global communication campaign with Paris Saint-Germain, as the company looks to deploy the power of football to inspire the next generation. The campaign will be the largest international media campaign a Paris ......read more

CRIF D&B is Analytics Partner at the 10th Annual Middle East Retail Banking Forum…

CRIF D&B is Analytics Partner at the 10th Annual Middle East Retail Banking Forum Dubai, April 03, 2015:  Leading risk management and business solutions provider CRIF D&B announced its participation as Analytics Partner in the 10th edition of the Middle East Annual Retail Banking Forum and Expo. Ubaldo Tambini, Director of Credit Solutions - CRIF D&B, is slated to speak at the ......read more

Exceed Tech-lab to be game-changer of Middle East technology events…

The leading IT service provider’s annual event received a refreshing upgrade, promising a change in Middle East’s technology event itinerary. Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2015: Exceed IT Services, an award-winning IT service provider in the Middle East, has revamped its popular annual technology awareness event to form the Tech-Lab series. Currently running throughout the region, ......read more

‘VSUN' launches 6 models of ‘cool' smartphones & tablets at Gitex; starts regional expansion in ...…

VSUN Group is appointed by Panasonic as the Exclusive Distributor in KSA Dubai, April 1, 2015: VSUN, the global smartphone manufacturer, has unveiled 6 models of ‘super advanced and cool’ smartphones and tablets specifically targeting the Middle East, Africa and CIS markets. The company has also begun its regional expansion in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, as part of an aggressive ......read more

Consumers to improve wellness through wearables…

  Smartphone owners expect quantifying and regulating stress will increase life expectancy by two years Quantification of such behaviors today starts with wearables. However, those who are very satisfied with their wellness need both style and function: 55 percent say product design is important, while 59 percent buy technology devices to fulfill specific needs With 62 percent ......read more

Ooredoo Congratulates Tunisian Winner of Global Mobile App Challenge…

Taking Part in Second Arab Mobile App Challenge Leads to International Success for Winning Team Doha, Qatar: Dr. Nasser Marafih, Group CEO, Ooredoo today congratulated the winners of the Global Mobile App Challenge, and applauded the high number of participants from the MENA region who reached the final stages of the international competition. In all, 24 teams from 18 countries competed in ......read more

SAP Commends Leading UAE Business Solution Innovators in MENA Quality Awards…

DANWAY Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Bee’ah, Al Futtaim, and wasl Among Gold Winners; Advance to EMEA Finals   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 24 March 2015 – UAE-based organizationsDANWAY Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Bee’ah, Al Futtaim, and wasl Asset Management Group, were recognised today as the Middle East’s leading business innovators ......read more

Middle East Organizations Urged to Develop Leaders to Build High-Performance Teams…

Only One in Six Executives in UAE Say Current Workforce Can Meet Future Business Goals: Oxford Economics DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 22 March 2015– Organizations across Middle East and North Africa (MENA) need leaders to develop high-performance teams to support economic growth, experts announced at a recent conference. While the UAE (22nd) and Qatar (25th) lead the Arab World ......read more

Ooredoo Global Services Signs Major Agreements for International Connectivity…

Ooredoo’s Wholesale Arm Takes Part in Global Undersea Cable Consortium; Signs New Agreement with PCCW Global for IPX Services; and Offers 4G LTE roaming services with BICS Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Global Services (OGS), the wholesale arm of global telecommunications leader Ooredoo, the company has announced three major agreements that will extend the range of services and international ......read more

Focus Softnet To Hold Event Titled ‘Unveiling The ERP Of The future' For Customers In Qatar…

Doha, Qatar, March 16, 2015: Focus Softnet, a leading ERP and software development company, announced that they are organising an event titled ‘Unveiling the ERP of the future’, where they plan to unveil their flagship product – Focus 8 to customers in Qatar. Senior global executives from Focus Softnet will highlight the unique features of Focus 8, which is built on the ......read more

Aruba Networks Signs WestconGroup New Value-Added Distributor in the Middle East…

DUBAI, UAE, 17th March, 2015: Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with WestconGroup, the leading value-added global distributor of security, unified communications, network infrastructure and data center solutions. The relationship extends from the ......read more

Karcher expands presence in Middle East with new centre in Qatar…

Company continues to widen its footprint as facility serves a fast-growing market in the GCC  (Qatar, 15 March 2015) – Karcher, the world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions, has announced the opening of the Karcher Centre along Salwa Road in Doha, Qatar – the latest addition to the company’s growing portfolio of facilities across the Middle East ......read more

Nexthink Delivers 60% Growth in New ITOA Segment…

Market demand for “Outside-In” solutions drives End-user IT Analytics momentum Nexthink secures $14.5 million in a Series D round of funding from Mannai Corporation and other partners for further development of End-user IT Analytics solutions for mobility and cloud. January 28, 2015 – Dubai, UAE: – Nexthink®, the unique provider of End-user IT Analytics, ......read more

LG Electronics Opens Its Doors In Qatar…

Reaffirming its commitment to Qatar, LG opens its first representative office in Doha Dubai, 5th March, 2015 —Today, LG Electronics, a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, officially inaugurated its first office in Qatar on Al Matar Street, Doha. The inauguration was attended by LG Electronics Middle East and Africa ......read more

Ooredoo Q.S.C. Ooredoo Reports Revenue of QAR 33 billion and More Than 107 million Customers Net ...…

Data Revenue Represents 25% of Group Revenue Board of Directors Recommends a Cash Dividend of 40% of Nominal Share Value Doha, Qatar, 11 March 2015: Ooredoo Q.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS.QA today announced results for the year ended 31 December 2014. Highlights Number of customers increased by 12% to reach 107 million, driven by the Indonesian, Iraqi, Kuwaiti, ......read more

Ooredoo Takes the Lead in Connecting Women…

Achieves industry recognition for ongoing efforts to grow the female digital economy in Myanmar Doha, Qatar / Yangon, Myanmar – Ooredoo today announces that it was awarded the GSMA’s Connected Women: Leadership in Industry Award for its work to empower women in Myanmar.  The ceremony was hosted during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ooredoo has worked to grow the female ......read more

Ooredoo Looks to Accelerate Business-to-Business Growth…

Ooredoo Business achieves 10 percent Year-on-Year revenue growth for first nine months of 2014 Doha, Qatar and Barcelona, Spain : Ooredoo sees significant opportunities for growth across its business-to-business (B2B) customer base in the MENA region and Southeast Asia, seeking to tap the estimated US$10 billion market with an enhanced strategy unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in ......read more

Emirates Insolaire showcases world's first coloured solar panel innovations in Qatar…

•    Unique technology takes the centre stage at 7th Façade Design Summit in Doha Dubai-UAE: 23 February, 2015: Emirates Insolaire LLC, a pioneer in the development and application of new solar technologies and a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC [DI], is showcasing its coloured solar panel KromatixTM technology – the first-of-its-kind in the world, at the ......read more

ESC hosting a large it delegation to INDIASOFT 2015 from UAE…

COMPLIMENTARY AIR TICKETS TO UAE BUYERS TO VISIT INDIASOFT 2015 H.E. Mr Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India, Dubai brief the media about Indiasoft 2015 at Marriott Marquis, Dubai In it’s efforts to enhance and strengthen bilateral trade in the IT sector with UAE,  Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC ) has been initiating several efforts including ......read more

Paris Saint-Germain Academy Brought To You by Ooredoo Gives Hope to Young Footballers in Tunisia ...…

Next Round of Coaching Clinics Set to Take Place in Kuwait, Oman and Algeria Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo’s coaching clinic initiative with Paris-Saint Germain has rolled-out across the MENA region over the past month, delighting and engaging young footballers with sessions in Tunisia and Qatar. “Paris Saint-Germain Academy brought to you by Ooredoo” went to Tunisia in November ......read more

Ooredoo Launches First 4G+ Network in Qatar…

The Biggest and Fastest network is becoming even faster; 4G+ to Offer Double the Speeds Of Ooredoo 4G in Selected Areas Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading communications company, has launched its new state-of-the-art 4G+ network at a major event held at the company’s headquarters in West Bay. With the launch of 4G+, Ooredoo’s bigger and faster network has become even ......read more

Arup Implements Civil BIM Methodology for Campus Projects in Qatar…

November 23, 2014 - BIM methodologies have become commonplace in most industries but are still new and largely not accepted as standard practice in transportation. Arup’s Madrid office utilized BIM for its USD 30 million transportation projects in Doha, Qatar. This process improvement has resulted in significant cost and time savings. “Arup has already produced the first projects ......read more

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