Friday 19 September 2014

Key broadband market boost for Bahraini customers

Bahrain's broadband market is competitive and continues to deliver lower prices, higher service speeds and data allowances to residential customers and small enterprises, according to the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). In a report on its market monitoring activities


Orange launches geolocation SIM cards

Orange Business Services, a global integrator of communications solutions for multinational corporations, is offering a new Machine to Machine (M2M) worldwide geolocation service on its M2M SIM cards. The company has developed a M2M SIM card which provides real-time location tracking o


Omnix named new Mena distributor for FARO

Omnix International, a leading provider of computer aided engineering solutions in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, has been named as official distributor for FARO, a trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realisation technology, for  UAE, Kuwait, Jordan, Saudi Arabi


Telecom towers on track to hit 5m worldwide

The number of telecom towers built across the world will rise by one million to hit the 5-million milestone by 2020, a report said. Currently, there are four million telecoms towers installed in the world, and the number is growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1


Alcatel-Lucent to showcase innovations at Gitex

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will demonstrate its growing success in the Middle East and commitment to technology innovation through its participation at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (Gitex) Technology Week 2014, Dubai, UAE, next month. Under the theme “Connected


Batelco, Milestone in key tie-up

Bahrain’s leading telecommunications operator Batelco has been certified as a silver partner of Milestone, a provider of open platform Internet Protocol video management software. Establishment of silver partnership with Milestone reflects Batelco's initiatives and plan


Huawei to help build smart cities at Gitex

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, is set to conduct a full programme of activities to help ‘Build a Better Connected World’ at this year’s Gitex Technology Week, through an end-to-end portfolio of smart city solutions


Zain Bahrain extends IPO subscription period

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecom company in the kingdom, has extended the subscription period for its initial public offering (IPO) until the end of this month. The IPO started on September 2 and was initially supposed to close yesterday (September 16), said a report in the Gu


Motorola unveils new devices at Dubai event

Motorola Solutions, a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions and services for enterprise and government customers, recently unveiled a suite of solutions designed to improve emergency response and decision-making capabilities of public safety agenc


Ooredoo Kuwait cuts jobs as market share shrinks

Ooredoo Kuwait has cut 165 jobs, the country's No 3 mobile operator by subscribers said on Tuesday, as its market share shrinks and profits fall. The job losses account for about 15 per cent of its workforce. According to the company's 2012 annual report - the latest avai

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