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2013 Mobile World Congress Outlines Major Mobile Technology Trends

Mobile Technology Trends To Stay This year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was held between February 24 and 27. The event was really impressive with...

UAE Smartphone Penetration Rate Surpasses Expectations

Middle East consumers are some of the fastest adopters of smart mobile technology today. The United Arab Emirates makes no exception. Moreover, UAE smartphone...

Virgin Mobile’s Proposed Entry into UAE Telecom Market Viewed as Beneficial

The announcement that Emirates Integrated Telecom Company (EITC) intends to introduce Virgin Mobile services on its infrastructure caused quite a stir in the market...

Video Messaging, Picture Sharing, HD Video Go Mobile with Skype

When you ask people “What’s Skype?”, pretty often the answer you’ll get is “it’s a free video calling app for PC or Mac.”...

J.P. Morgan: Dubai Holding may sell stakes in du and other...

Dubai Holding's main unit, Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG) may sell its entire telecom portfolio by 2015 in order to pay back contractor...

No more SPAM SMS

UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Announces New Anti-Spam Regulatory Policy In line with its strategy to further develop and enhance the performance of...

TAWASUL Telecom revolutionizes communication in the GCC via their new regional...

Global telecommunication access made available to GCC based corporations and institutions thanks to Tawasul Telecom’s Regional MPLS Network with worldwide reach. Tawasul Telecom (K.S.C.C)...

SmsMyStatus – New Facebook application launched in the UAE

If you are one of those average Facebook users who spend a lot of time on Facebook updating your status every few hours,...

Technocare introduces foneswap program for easy trade-in for mobile phones

Dubai based Technocare, a part of the Koohiji Group of Companies introduces its foneswap program in the UAE. The web driven process provides an...

Mashreq Touts First Middle East M-pay Device

Mashreq, a Dubai-based bank, has launched a smartphone-based mobile payment device which it claims is the first such debut in the Middle East. Such...

Etisalat offers Mobile Parking Services in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah

Etisalat today announced that its mobile payment solutions for parking services are now functional in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. Sharjah is the third emirate...

How to use Skype to share holiday spirit

The holidays are a time when people want to gather with family and friends, but it’s not always easy to get together in person....

Women are an Underserved Market for Mobile Financial Services

A study released today by the GSMA mWomen Programme and Visa Inc. entitled, Unlocking the Potential: Women and Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets,...

75% UAE Employees Prefer Wi-Fi for Mobile Connectivity

In recent research conducted by Aruba Networks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as part of a larger global survey of 5,000+ respondents, on...

Internet connection speed increases worldwide, but slows in UAE

In recent years, the Internet connection speed is steadily increasing in most countries around the world. While the global average connectivity speed rose by...

Nationwide Educational Campaign on Internet Safety launched at Gitex

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), represented by the National Computer Emergency Response Team (aeCERT), and the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) launched a...

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority releases first Annual Market Review

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently released its first Annual Market Review. The Review summarizes the state of the Fixed, Mobile, and Data telecommunication...

Qtel Group and Princesse Holdings to acquire all Orascom Telecom’s shares...

Qatar Telecom (“Qtel” or “The Qtel Group”) Q.S.C. announced today that it has signed, via Wataniya Telecom, a 52.5% subsidiary of Qtel (“National Mobile...