Friday 28 November 2014

Batelco 'hires Citigroup to sell Jordan unit'

Bahrain's Batelco has mandated Citigroup to sell its Jordanian mobile operator Umniah, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Umniah, Jordan's No 3 mobile operator by subscribers, competes with Zain Jordan, a unit of Kuwait's Zain, and France's Orange


Omnix to host Autodesk design event in Dubai

Omnix International, the leading distributor of Autodesk design software in the UAE, is set to host the third edition of Autodesk University Extension (AUx) Dubai, the region’s premier learning and networking event. Promising professionals an experience to “Learn, Con


Mobinil, Ericsson expand networking partnership

Mobinil, a leading mobile phone operator in Egypt, has chosen Ericsson to enhance its network by providing improved data services to its subscribers. Ericsson employees in Egypt and the Middle East region will provide professional services such as design and integration of the various


Tawasul Telecom sponsors Capacity Asia event

Tawasul Telecom, a leading provider of MPLS Networking Services in the GCC and the Middle East, sponsored the 11th annual networking event for the Asia-Pacific and International carrier communities: Capacity Asia 2014. The event was held in Bangkok at Plaza Athénée


Du, Microsoft in deal to provide Office 365 to SMBs

UAE-based telecommunication operator du and Microsoft have signed a new partnership to provide small and medium-sized business in the UAE with the new Office 365 offering. The cloud-based productivity applications and services will be available for the first time in the UAE and t


Pacific Controls to launch new software platform

Pacific Controls Systems (PCS), a provider of information and communication technology-enabled managed services and solutions for smart cities, critical assets and machines, is set to launch its Galaxy-2021 Software Platform in the first quarter of next year. The new software tec


Mobily upgrades cable networks in Jeddah, Al-Khobar

Saudi Arabia-based telecommunication provider Mobily has upgraded the cable networks of its cable landing stations at Jeddah and Al-Khobar. The landing stations connect the Gulf to the TGN subsea Cable System, operated by Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of


Gulf Air renews accord with SITA

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has signed a two-year renewal deal with air transport IT specialist SITA for network, messaging and voice services. SITA is providing the airline with a comprehensive global network infrastructure, Type B Messaging services, a mail platfo


Etisalat’s offers new solution to SMBs

Etisalat, the leading telecommunications services provider in the UAE, has addressed the needs of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country, with the launch of “Business Quick Start”. “Business Quick Start”, the first in a series of Etisalat’


Four ME cities in global index for ICT network

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat and Cairo are the leading cities in the region that are adopting smarter practices to foster innovation, productivity and efficiency featuring steady strides in ICT development, a report said. Cairo has claimed the third spot in terms of ICT maturity impr

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