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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....

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...

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...

My Country My Loving Mother

Etisalat today announced its support for an animated video featuring a song titled ''My Country My Loving Mother'' on the occasion of the...

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...

VoIP: Introduction and Use of Internet Phone

Internet phone service (VoIP) is a strikingly different kind of technology as compared with the traditional telephony. Earlier, landline phone relied on copper wires...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 Ranked Global Leader in Fiber Optic Networks for 2nd Year

The UAE has the highest Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) penetration globally, with a coverage of 94.3%. A significant amount of this coverage is provided by Etisalat...

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...

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...

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.”...