Tuesday 3 March 2015

Zain picks SAP solutions to spur mobile services

Telecom leader Zain has selected SAP to deliver Big Data and analytics solutions designed to enhance its mobile services across the Middle East, the group announced at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015in Barcelona, Spain. Global smartphone connections are set to triple by 2020, whe


Intel launches new low-cost mobile, LTE solutions

Intel has launched a series of mobile platforms including the c new low-cost system-on-chip (SoC) for phones, a global LTE solution, innovative personal computing experiences, and a range of network infrastructure offerings. “Intel is one of the few companies able to delive


New online payment service for parking in Ajman

Payfort, a leading online payment service provider in the region, has tied up with the government of Ajman, to offer e-payment option for parking space payments within the emirate. The new e-payment service positions Ajman as the first government in the region to offer pay-as-you


New Visa-Samsung service to enable secure mobile payments

Consumers in the US will be able to make secure Visa payments with Samsung Pay, the firm’s new payment service scheduled to launch this summer with the new Samsung Galaxy S6. Samsung Pay will be supported by Visa Token Service technology, which is designed to enable se


Ericsson cloud system gets hyperscale upgrade

Ericsson, a leader in communications technology and services, has unveiled new software and hardware to its Ericsson Cloud System as the demand for cloud is growing but concerns around security and governance are slowing adoption. The new launch aims at mitigating this need, crea


ICDL Arabia targets 40,000 candidates for IT security certification

DUBAI ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate programme in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, has plans to certify more than 40,000 candidates in information technology (IT) security in the GCC. Taking t


Altaro unveils new Hyper-V Backup in Middle East

Altaro Software, a leading developer of backup solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V, has released the Altaro Hyper-V Backup v5. With Altaro Hyper-V Backup v5’s new interface will offer the user a more logical and intuitive approach to various configurations and tasks an administ


Mobile industry tiptoes towards 5G

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 they'll have to decide what 5G needs to do that


Ooredoo showcases achievements at Mobile World Congress

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 operations across its footprint adopting the new brand


Kuwaiti firm in $14m contract with du

Kuwait-based Future International Communications (FIC) has signed a $14 million contract with UAE’s Du towards maintaining fixed and cellular communication, fibre optics and infrastructure networks for du in Abu Dhabi, a report said. FIC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuwait

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