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SMS 20th Anniversary Special

How Text Messages Changed Modern Society Today we mark the 20th anniversary of the SMS (Short Message Service). Two decades ago, in 1992, a young...

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...

VB100 awards for protection on Windows Vista Business Edition

Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 - Protect your mobile from malware and spam today! Kaspersky Lab International Ltd., a leading developer of secure content management solutions,...

4G Connections Hit One Billion as Mobile Broadband Momentum Extends to...

New Study Sees 4G Market Double in 2015; Industry Accounts For 4.2% of Global GDP The number of 4G mobile connections worldwide has surpassed the...

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...

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...

Samsung introduces ‘Smart Phone for Smarter Life’ with the launch of...

Samsung Electronics, a leading mobile phone and telecommunications provider introduced its vision of ‘Smart Phone for Smarter Life’ with the launch of the two...

9.5 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020 – MENA’s Key Role

The global market of mobile subscriptions will witness various changes by 2020. According to Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report, in less than six years, mobile...

Did you register your SIM card?

Both UAE telcos, Etisalat and du, soon will completely cut outgoing services to subscribers who have not renewed their SIM card registration. var uri =...

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,...

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...

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...

First universal mobile payments platform goes live

$426 billion mobile payments market1 opens up for financial institutions and corporates around the world Mobile payments are now truly a reality as Luup today...

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.”...

Skype cheaper to use than UAE telcos

var uri = 'http://impgb.tradedoubler.com/imp?type(img)g(20627660)a(1797973)' + new String (Math.random()).substring (2, 11); document.write(''); The ban on Skype in the United Arab Emirates was officially lifted few weeks...

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,...

Google Unveils Project Fi – Why and How

Surprise, surprise! Google is entering a brand new market and it will compete not against Apple, Microsoft and the likes, but against big carriers....

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)...