Monday 30 November 2015

Ericsson, Ooredoo partner to develop 5G

Ericsson and Qatar-based telecom leader Ooredoo Group have signed an agreement for 5G development aiming to develop use cases, requirements and deployment scenarios for 5G technologies. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Ahmed Yousef Al-Derbesti, COO of Ooredoo G


Microsoft Gulf donates software to EIPA

Microsoft has donated Dh612,000 ($166,575) worth of software to the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA).    The grant intends to improve the utilisation of information technology solutions and tools at the organisation in order to help achieve


Etisalat offers mobile via Thuraya satellite

UAE-based telecom group Etisalat is offering its mobile post-paid customers a unique bundle of Thuraya Telecommunication’s satellite-enabled calling minutes and SMS from anywhere in the world, except the US. The new mobile bundle ‘AnA Emirati’ is designed to mee


Mobily appoints chairman, managing director

Saudi Arabia's Mobily has appointed Sulaiman Al-Gwaiz as chairman for a period of three years, effective from December 1, the telecom operator said in a bourse statement on Tuesday. The company also named Khalifa Al-Shamsy as the managing director. - Reuters


Visa, Etisalat showcase the future of 'connected commerce’

Visa and Etisalat have launched a joint showcase to mark the first annual UAE Innovation Week as part of the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy, launched by Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.  


Mubadala-IBM JV to market Watson system

Mubadala Development Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, and IBM today unveiled a new joint venture to provide IBM’s computing system Watson to organisations in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. The joint venture, ‘Cognit Tec

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