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New Cyberattack Bug Threatens 500 Million Mobile Phones

United Nations’ International Telecommunications Union warns of a new cyberthreat that targets mobile phones. According to the agency, this method of attack can be...

Seven Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Video Calls

Video calls have become such a staple of the workplace, it’s hard to imagine that at one time they seemed like the stuff of...

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.”...

New 1.5 Billion Mobile Connections in Asia Effect on Key Industry...

New PwC-GSMA Research Underscores the Effect that the Growth of Connected Devices in Asia Will Have on Key Industry Sectors The GSMA today announced that...

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 =...

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...

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...

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,...

2013 Mobile World Congress – First Impressions

Affordable smartphones, new OS, mobile payment and cloud services were seen during the first day of this year’s Mobile World Congress The annual Mobile World...

UAE Internet Users Are Keen on Communicating and Entertaining

A recent Kaspersky Lab International Ltd. survey on the daily Internet activities has revealed the UAE users are more likely to use a variety...

New global telecoms treaty agreed in Dubai

World Conference on International Telecommunications forges solid new framework for tomorrow’s hyper-connected worldAfter two intensive weeks of negotiations, delegates from around the world have...

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...

How smartphones will influence retail store sales

Smartphones will Influence US$689 Billion in Retail Store Sales by 2016 Deloitte defines the mobile influence factor in retail sales Mobile impact on store sales exceeds...

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...

du launches Music Store

Du has introduced its new mobile music proposition called the Music Store, a subscription-based music download service.

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...

Consortium to commercialize and accelerate Video Call Market launched

Open Visual Communications Consortium™, a group of global video exchange providers, network providers and equipment manufacturers that have united to expand video communications, formally...

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...