Friday 22 August 2014

Ooredoo signs deal with Intercon Group

Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading telecommunications provider, has signed a three-year deal with InterContinental Hotels Group Qatar. The contract will ensure that the company provides high-speed fibre internet throughout the group’s three popular hotels in Doha: InterContinental Do


Cloud revenue in Mena up 24pc, hits $462m

Revenues from the cloud services market in the wider Mena region were around $462.3 million in 2013, rising by more than 24 per cent from the previous year’s figures, according to estimates by Gartner, an IT research firm. In this light, companies looking to adopt cloud com


Ooredoo's Myanmar service to cover 25m people soon

Qatar-based Ooredoo's mobile telecommunication network in Myanmar will cover 25 million people by the end of the year, it has been revealed. Ooredoo, which recently launched its services in Myanmar’s three major cities and surrounding regions, currently covers 68 cities


Saudi telecom, IT spending to hit $28bn

Saudi Arabia’s telecom and IT spend is set to reach SR108.7 billion ($28.9 billion) this year, an increase of six per cent as compared to SR102.6 billion last year, said a report. An IDC market research firm study found that in the past 13 years (2001 to 2013), telecom and


Saudi Airlines implements Microsoft’s BI solution

Saudi Airlines has implemented a business intelligence (BI) solution with Microsoft to analyse, visualise and share data in a unified way. It includes Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Power BI for Office 365, Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, which allows the co


Bahrain to ‘regulate cyber security in different sectors’

Bahrain needs to establish a unified body to regulate cyber security in different sectors, including telecommunication and banking, according to a report. Consultancy firm Strategy& in co-operation with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) yesterday released a re


Cloud computing apps ‘an attractive option for firms’

The new wave of cloud computing applications, together with the promise of increasing efficiency, driving speedy adoption of cutting-edge technologies and decreasing costs, are proving to be an attractive option to many businesses, according to a recent report. IT research powerh

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