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Omantel CEO appointed to Zain board

Published 20 Sep 2017 16:11 CET | Middle East

Oman operator Omantel has announced that its CEO Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari has been appointed to the Zain Group board as a non-executive director. Al Mamari's appointment ...

UHP Networks launches RUN VSAT service powered by Intelsat EpicNG

Published 19 Sep 2017 12:41 CET | Africa, Middle East

Intelsat and UHP Networks announced a new service powered by the Intelsat EpicNG satellite services. UHP Networks is introducing RUN, a FaaS broadband data service over the ...

BeIN MENA selects Irdeto for conditional access

Published 19 Sep 2017 11:41 CET | Middle East

Irdeto has been selected by BeIN, the MENA pay-TV provider, for its conditional access system. This protects the delivery of live sports and entertainment content to ...

Intelsat, Etisalat expand EpicNG services in Mideast

Published 19 Sep 2017 11:15 CET | Middle East

Intelsat and UAE-based operator, Etisalat have detailed their plan to expand the distribution of Intelsat EpicNG services in the Middle East region. Under a multiyear ...

NeuLion expands presence in MENA

Published 18 Sep 2017 16:23 CET | Middle East

NeuLion announced it has expanded its presence in the MENA region and will now be present in Dubai, UAE, covering countries within the Middle East and Africa. Based in the ...

Hispasat, Media Broadcast Satellite to launch 4K content platform

Published 18 Sep 2017 14:36 CET | Africa, Europe, Middle East

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has joined forces with Germany's Media Broadcast Satellite to launch a 4K content distribution platform covering Europe, North Africa and ...

GCC mobile market flat in Q2 after sharp drop in Q1

Published 15 Sep 2017 11:30 CET | Middle East

The GCC mobile phone market remained relatively flat in Q2, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows overall shipments ...

MBC selects Wildmoka's live video editing platform

Published 14 Sep 2017 16:47 CET | Middle East

Wildmoka has announced a new partnership with MBC Group, a private multimedia company in the Middle East & North Africa region. MBC selected Wildmoka for its next-generation, ...

ISYX launches NG managed services

Published 11 Sep 2017 16:21 CET | Middle East

ISYX Technologies, an IT transformation company in the Middle East and Africa, has introduced its exclusive future-ready next-generation Managed Services initiative. As part ...

Zain Kuwait achieves over 70 Gbps speed in 5G trial

Published 11 Sep 2017 16:10 CET | Middle East

Zain Group announced that it has successfully tested 5G technology, achieving maximum throughput speeds of over 70 Gbps over 2GHz spectrum. The speed represents one of the ...

OSN airs Emirati procedural drama serial 'Justice'

Published 08 Sep 2017 11:29 CET | Middle East

OSN, the pay-TV platform, has picked up 'Justice', the first procedural drama from the Middle East and the biggest series to come out of the United Arab Emirates. It was ...

TP-Link Technologies pushes small business products via resellers in MEA

Published 08 Sep 2017 10:57 CET | Middle East

TP-Link Technologies has announced a drive to raise publicity for its products for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) through its ...

Elsewedy Electric signs photovoltaic cooperation deal with Huawei

Published 08 Sep 2017 10:47 CET | Middle East

Integrated energy products provider Elsewedy Electric said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei to jointly promote each other's solar photovoltaic (PV) ...

Souq.com agrees to acquire courier service Wing.ae

Published 07 Sep 2017 09:41 CET | Middle East

Middle East online marketplace Souq.com has announced a definitive agreement to purchase Wing.ae, a marketplace for merchants and couriers in the UAE, providing mobile and ...

SIS Live ties up with ABS to expand sports coverage in Middle East

Published 06 Sep 2017 13:14 CET | Middle East

Connectivity provider SIS Live has paired up with ABS Network to expand sports broadcast coverage in the Middle East. As part of the mutually beneficial agreement, ABS is ...

Olympic Channel signs preview deal with BeIN ahead of November launch

Published 06 Sep 2017 11:06 CET | Middle East

The Olympic Channel and BeIN Media Group have announced a partnership, starting with a daily eight-hour programming block on BeIN Sports' free-to-air channel, providing ...

BICS to deploy third fibre route to serve Asian and Mideast traffic

Published 05 Sep 2017 11:27 CET | Europe, Middle East

BICS has announced it will deploy a third fibre route between Marseille and Paris, lowering latency and protecting inbound voice and data traffic from Asia and the Middle ...

NEC brings SL2100 for Smart SMB Communications to EMEA

Published 05 Sep 2017 11:17 CET | Africa, Europe, Middle East

NEC Enterprise Solutions has launched the new SL2100 for Smart SMB Communications System in the EMEA markets. It is aimed at smaller and medium-sized businesses. It supplies ...

MEA personal computing device market declines 7.3% in Q2

Published 04 Sep 2017 13:06 CET | Africa, Middle East

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets, suffered a 7.3 percent decline ...

Huawei appoints Bazan as head of Middle East and Pakistan

Published 30 Aug 2017 09:16 CET | Middle East, Pakistan

Huawei has announced the appointment of Hazem Bazan as the vice president of Channels and Commercial Sales for Huawei Middle East. Bazan will be based in Dubai and will aim ...

Souq adds AmazonBasics to website

Published 29 Aug 2017 13:56 CET | Middle East

Middle East online marketplace Souq.com has launched a new range of Amazon products on its website, in the first move to integrate services since the American e-commerce ...

Microsoft adds Arabic to Xbox interface

Published 29 Aug 2017 10:36 CET | Middle East

Microsoft has announced an update to its Xbox One platform that includes a new interface design and support for Arabic. The update was made available to developers via Xbox ...

Icflix partners with Dubai Airports for free movie streaming experience

Published 29 Aug 2017 08:50 CET | Middle East

MENA's online streaming service Icflix has signed a partnership deal with Dubai Airports so that customers at  Dubai International (DXB) can enjoy free movies and TV shows ...

Intigral becomes member of Samena Telecommunications Council

Published 28 Aug 2017 14:03 CET | Middle East

The Samena Council has announced Intigral, a digital entertainment and customer engagement solutions provider, has become the latest member to join the group, which includes ...

Zain completes treasury share sale to Omantel

Published 24 Aug 2017 16:48 CET | Middle East

Omantel has completed the acquisition of 425.7 million treasury shares of Zain, representing 9.84 percent of the mobile operator's capital. The company paid KWD 0.600 per ...

 

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