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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...

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...

du partners Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme to launch first-of-its-kind...

In another first-time initiative in the UAE, du announced today that it will be franchising its du Shops in various phases throughout 2010. This...

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...

Best selling Smartphones and Wireless Plans starting at a Penny

AmazonWireless is a website by Amazon.com that offers cell phones and wireless plans, easy shopping without rebate hassles, and FREE two-day shipping. AmazonWireless makes it...

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...

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...

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...

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 =...

Qtel Group and Princesse Holdings to acquire all Orascom Telecom’s shares...

Qatar Telecom (“Qtel” or “The Qtel Group”) Q.S.C. announced today that it has signed, via Wataniya Telecom, a 52.5% subsidiary of Qtel (“National Mobile...

Emirates introduces inflight mobile phones on Boeing 777-300

Emirates has again proved itself an aviation industry pioneer after becoming the first airline to introduce in-flight mobile phone services on a Boeing aircraft. Dubai's...

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...

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...

HCT and du celebrate 150 graduates in new training programs

The Higher Colleges of Technology’s (HCT) Dubai Men’s College was the venue for the recent graduation ceremony of 150 male and female du employees...

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...

du launches Music Store

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

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 Announces Mobile Partner Program for Operators

Skype today announced a Mobile Partner Program for operators in markets with...