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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...

Skype Brings Video Calling to iPhones

Skype today announced the new version of its iPhone application that brings video calling to millions of mobile users around the globe over both...

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...

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...

Dubai-based company invests in telecoms, digital broadcasting in Bulgaria

Bulgarian telecoms operator Vivacom has sold its remaining 50 per cent stake in rebroadcasting subsidiary NURTS to Dubai-based Bluesat Partners for 57 million euro,...

Emerging Markets Telecom Operators to capture $200 billion ICT opportunity

Delta Partners, the leading telecoms advisory and investment firm released its latest White Paper today titled “ICT in emerging markets: a USD 200Bln opportunity...

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,...

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,...

PUMA and Sagem Wireless unveil new connected lifestyle device and services

PUMA PHONE to hit market in April 2010 PUMA AG and Sagem Wireless unveiled today at the Mobile World Congress the much anticipated...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Axiom Telecom Strikes Gold with UAE-Exclusive Launch of LG Phone

LG BL40 Gold Available from Select Axiom Telecom Outlets in June Axiom Telecom, the region’s leading mobile phone retailer and LG Electronics...

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...