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WhatsApp Video in UAE is Live

WhatsApp video and voice calls went live in the UAE to the pleasant surprise of mobile phone users in the country. Users reported they...

Number of Mobile Subscribers Worldwide Hits 5 Billion

Two-Thirds of World’s Population Now Connected The world’s mobile industry has signed up its 5 billionth unique mobile subscriber, according to real-time data from GSMA...

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...

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...

Mobile Industry to Add One Billion New Unique Subscribers by 2020

GSMA Intelligence Forecasts 72% Global Unique Subscriber Penetration by 2020   Almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be connected to a mobile network by...

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....

UAE among Top 5 ‘At Risk’ Regions for Mobile Security

A report published by Aruba Networks, an HP company, has found that the ‘West is Best’ for mobile security and pinpointed the most at-risk...

Special Offer: Free One-month icflix Subscription or Uber Ride

Have you tried Uber's services? Now you can do that absolutely free of charge. Tourists in Dubai are increasingly opting for Uber over the...

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....

MENA Mobile Subscriptions Remains Low Despite UAE’s Top Performance

The United Arab Emirates is a top performer when it comes to smartphone and mobile penetration in general. One of the latest reports of...

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...

One Wi-Fi Hotspot for Every 150 People Globally

France isn’t famous for being home to huge tech companies, but it a new report says it is home to the largest number of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Middle East Sees Significant Rise in Mobile Usage

UAE has the highest mobile penetration followed by KSA According to a recent study conducted by Google, mobile usage has significantly increased in popularity throughout...