Robots the Other Key Factor of LG’s Transformation into an AI Company
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 8, 2018 — Following the introduction of the company’s robot lineup a year ago, LG Electronics (LG) continues to push the envelope with the unveiling of three more work robots at CES 2018. LG is introducing three new concept robots spe-cifically developed for commercial use at hotels, airports and supermarkets. These new robots represent LG’s commitment to expanding its business into a future growth engine based on its leading robotics technology.
All part of LG’s new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot brand, the Serving Robot, Porter Robot and Shopping Cart Robot follow in the footsteps of the Airport Guide Ro-bot and the Airport Cleaning Robot that recently completed successful trial runs at Ko-rea’s ......read more
Diverse Range of Audio Products Not Only Deliver Great Sound but Advanced Intelligence as Well
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 07, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) at CES 2018 is showcasing superior, clearer and smarter lineup of premium audio products that promises to change the way people think about home speakers. New for 2018 is Meridian Audio’s advanced high-performance audio technology to deliver more natural and warm sound. From immersive Dolby Atmos® soundbars to portable Bluetooth speakers and its latest artificial intelligence (AI) speaker, LG has something for every music and movie lover.
Sound All Around and Above
LG’s new SK10Y soundbar delivers 550W of powerful output and supports 5.1.2 channels by harnessing the power of Dolby Atmos technology. A unique aspect of the technology is that unique ......read more
December 2017, MEEZA, an established Qatari Data Services Provider, Fujitsu Services Ltd and Vauban Group today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into discussions to identify opportunities to provide world class information communication and technology services to Qatar. In collaboration with MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation subsidiary, this MoU will allow the parties to work to support Qatar’s National Vision 2030 by leveraging the Fujitsu Human Centric Innovation approach to delivering world class digital transformation and technology services.
The MoU will examine how to create significant market opportunities for a full range of technology products, solutions and services. The combination of MEEZA’S existing state-of-the-art data centre facilities, Vauban’s innovation and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: LG has paved the way for a plethora of electronics and home appliances, however its commitment to the development of televisions and in particular OLED technology has set a new standard of excellence by which televisions today and in the near future, will be measured. LG has succeeded in increasing its share of the premium TV market via its OLED TVs, which the company first began manufacturing in 2013.
With OLED making huge strides, LG has successfully established firm grounds within the OLED industry with LG’s technological expertise within the OLED technology. LG OLED TVs have been dominating the TV rating slots, earning the title “the king of TV.”
The importance of OLED cannot be overstated. The technology represents a seismic shift in television design, utilizing a ......read more
New store will be the “go to” space for consumers to connect with the Huawei brand, their latest technologies and their products, at a more personal level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6th November, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), today announced that its first 'Experience Store' in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now open at The Dubai Mall. The store offers consumers a full retail experience, which includes access to Huawei’s latest products and services under one roof. All new products will now be available for pre-booking and sale at the same time as its global launch.
The opening of the first brand store in the Middle East and Africa represents Huawei’s commitment to the region and the next step in the company’s mission to deliver breakthrough ......read more
For the first time in the region, consumers get a more customised, faster mobile experience powered by Huawei’s breakthrough Kirin AI processor
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has unveiled the world’s most powerful AI flagship smartphones – the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series in the Middle East & Africa region. Heralding a new decade of smartphone development, the new HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 devices are set to deliver the ultimate intelligent experience for regional consumers by providing more comprehensive mobile intelligence through Mobile AI.
The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series goes beyond smart, using the AI application ecosystem to make the smartphone so intelligent with personalised AI applications that it ......read more
Perfect for Middle Eastern Climates, LG’s Latest Air Technologies Bring the Ultimate in Performance, Reliability and Efficiency
Dubai, UAE, 26 October 2017: LG Electronics (LG) has announced the release of its brand new MULTI V 5 Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) solution designed to offer exceptional performance in Middle Eastern climates. The latest in the company’s successful MULTI V line, this advanced model pushes boundaries even in the most extreme climate conditions with its streamlined functionality optimizing energy efficiency and maximizing user comfort.
The MULTI V 5 is equipped with innovative Dual Sensing Control that monitors temperature and humidity levels to efficiently manage cooling and heating. Equipped with LG’s Ultimate Inverter Compressor and boasting a large capacity ......read more
Introducing the next era of mobile smartphones equipped with the world's first Kirin AI processor inside to deliver a faster, more customized mobile experience
Dubai, U.A.E., October 17, 2017: During an exclusive global launch held at Munich, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled its highly-anticipated Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The new HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 are breakthrough AI devices that combine innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 and EMUI 8.0. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating new Leica dual camera technology.
“As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something ......read more
Total prize of US $100,000 clinched by leading UAE designers across four design categories
Dubai, UAE: 12 October 2017: LG Electronics (LG) announced its official “Techorator” winners of the first-ever Signage Design competition for innovative professional designers and architects across the region at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai. Four winners have collectively taken home a total prize of US $100,000 across four categories worth US $25,000 each.
The four winning designers have pushed the boundaries of artistic designs within new and existing commercial spaces using cutting-edge LG digital signage.
The recipient of the OLED Signage Design Award, wherein contestants had to use the Open Frame OLED signage to create an inspiring display design for any space, is Mr. Madhur Viyas of Ontime Group. Mr. Shabab ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 28th September, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group hosted “The Future of Innovation” event in Dubai, UAE on 20th September 2017. The event highlighted the key innovations Huawei is driving in the consumer smartphone industry, both globally and regionally, as well as Huawei’s brand ambition to become a global iconic technology brand. The event also saw Huawei bring together innovative minds from China and top regional companies to participate in an open panel discussion focusing on the theme of innovation. ePanda, the Chinese start-up facilitating connections between China and the Middle East, was a key cooperation partner for the event.
The engaging panel discussion was attended by thought leaders from some of the region’s top innovative companies, including Souq.com, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20th September, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group today held a media open day in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the future of innovation in the Middle East region. This is a second stop right after IFA that was held in Berlin on 1st September. Led by Chief Marketing Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), Ms. Glory Cheung, and Mr. Gene Jiao, President of Huawei CBG, Middle East & Africa, the event highlighted the key innovations Huawei is driving in the consumer smartphone industry, both globally and regionally, as well as Huawei’s brand ambition to become a global iconic tech brand.
Huawei is the third biggest smartphone brand worldwide, and a leader in smartphone industry innovations. Most recently, the brand led a new era in smartphone innovation, revealing its vision for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017: LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across the world that will reshape tomorrow to make the lives of the everyday consumer more productive and convenient.
LG’s impressive collection of robots boasts simplistic usability and includes the Lawnmower Robot, the Hub Robot and HOM-BOT® in addition to the more specialized Airport Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot.
The Hub Robot united a diverse range of smart appliances under a single ecosystem, optimizing operations and enhancing convenience. The hub robot even utilizes Amazon ......read more
240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditioners
Dubai, UAE – September 13, 2017: In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the LG DUALCOOL air conditioner still cools, even when the outdoor temperature spikes to 65 degrees Celsius.
To showcase the performance of the LG DUALCOOL, LG tasked the winner of the World Chocolate Masters Competition – Frank Hasnoot – who stated that in order to build chocolate sculptures, the indoor temperature needs to be contained to 20-degrees Celsius.
Hasnoot and his team of chefs competed against a second group of chefs in the same room, with the same ......read more
Launched three weeks ago, HUAWEI nova 2 Plus is one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 5, 2017: HUAWEI nova 2 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei has experienced exceptional demand in the UAE to become one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus sales have been 10 times more compared to nova Plus at its launch period last year. Equipped with a unique 20MP high-definition front camera, a 12MP and 8MP rear dual camera and a professional portrait mode, the HUAWEI nova 2 Plus captures stunning selfies like never before. Further, it’s advanced audio experience, a stylish design, as well as an upgraded and powerful performance makes nova 2 Plus one of the most sought-after products amongst the young and tech-savvy consumers.
“We are ......read more
14th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: SOUQ.com is hosting a two-day Samsung carnival from 14th - 15th August for customers to get access to an extensive range of Samsung’s latest products at exciting and unparalleled offers. The electronics extravaganza will see new flash deals every four hours throughout the event across Samsung Mobiles, Wearables and Accessories.
Customers can benefit from the incredible deals on the one-stop-online shop for Samsung on SOUQ.com, and own the latest technology at click of a button. SOUQ.com has partnered with Samsung to provide Key Flagship products on sale include Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, Samsung Galaxy S7 Dual SIM, Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6, Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and Samsung Galaxy A series 2017.
With an array of exciting deals to avail from ......read more
Amended Regulation being updated to give consumers additional protection; direct consumer feedback collated via social media survey
Doha, August 08, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has reviewed the Spam Regulation published in December 2016 and made amendments that align it more closely with the Data Privacy Law published by the Ministry of Transport & Communications (MOTC) in December 2016. The revised regulation is designed to reduce the number of complaints about spam, direct marketing, and cybercrime lodged with Service Providers and CRA and enhance the overall experience of consumers in Qatar.
The amendment also takes into consideration that unsolicited electronic messages or ‘Spam’ messages continue to be a cause of frustration for many consumers in Qatar, considering the large number ......read more
Public Consultation invites suggestions and comments on proposed modifications to current SRD Class License
Doha, July 30, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) today launched a public consultation with revisions to the Class License for Short Range Devices (SRDs). The modifications will ensure that CRA enables the stakeholders to introduce new technologies and devices in the market and be better prepared for the future demands. Interested stakeholders have until August 16, 2017 to comment on the proposed changes published in the CRA website.
The proposed revisions to the Class License are designed to accommodate advances in radio-communications equipment and applications, and include new frequency ranges for SRDs. The proposed changes relate especially to ‘Annexure (2)’ and propose the ......read more
Portable projector that transforms a flat surface into an interactive touch screen makes its GCC debut
Unlike traditional projectors, Xperia Touch does more than just put on a show – it lets you surf and explore like never before
Dubai, 2nd July 2017: Sony Mobile Communications today announced that its new smart projector, Xperia Touch, is now available in select stores in Dubai and Saudi Arabia.
Built with the latest Sony intelligence, this compact and lightweight short-throw projector transforms a flat wall, table or floor into an interactive 23-inch HD touch screen. Whether you want to play games on the living room floor, project a recipe onto the kitchen counter or make your wall a message board, Xperia Touch adds a whole new dimension to your home.
The projector’s ......read more
DUBAI, June 28, 2017: Though people are driven to create art and express themselves, no two people are alike and no two users want the exact same thing from their tech devices and appliances. GCC residents are no different. Thanks to local government initiatives that aim to foster creativity within our communities, and thanks to a society that welcomes personal self-expression, there is an ever growing need to use devices creatively to express ourselves as unique individuals.
LG Electronics aims to innovate in a way where each individual can creatively express himself or herself. LG’s motto “Innovation for a better life” places an emphasis on the power of innovation and encourages its employees to look for out-of-the-box solutions for varying individual needs and lifestyles. The result has always been a ......read more
Slim with Stamina, OnePlus 5 features 6 GB RAM/8 GB RAM with Dash Charge capabilities
27th June 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: SOUQ.com has announced the pre-order of the OnePlus 5, the much-anticipated flagship smartphone from global mobile technology company OnePlus. The impressive device features a 16MP and 20MP dual camera - the highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone today. The OnePlus 5 captures the best quality photos with professional and powerful effects. The OnePlus 5 is available in limited stock for pre-order on SOUQ.com in the UAE starting at 1799 AED for 6GB version.
The industry-leading Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 processor powers the OnePlus 5 through demanding apps and games, making it incredibly power efficient. Available in a configuration of 6GB RAM and 64GB storage or 8GB RAM and ......read more
Honor 8 lite and honor 6x make the perfect gifts for Eid!
Honor, the number one smartphone e-brand by Huawei, has the perfect gifting solutions for you this Eid: two of its latest models, honor 6x and honor 8 Lite, with unrivalled design features at fabulous price points.
The honor 6x, embodying the motto “Double the Experience” that millennials live and breathe breaks ground with its premium dual-lens rear camera, extended battery life and rock-solid performance. Honor 6x at 919 AED available at all major retailers in the UAE.
The honor 8 Lite with the motto “Beauty at your reach”, gives you all the qualities you need without breaking the bank. Its eye-catching aesthetics and high-performance at an attractive price point is well suited for the internet-minded, style-conscious millennial looking for a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017: Summer is just around the corner. In other words, you and many other people around you will be preparing for summer vacation. You may take a few days off to enjoy the hot, sunny weather or create fun and exciting memories by swimming, going to concerts, or traveling to new places. Whether you keep these experiences to yourself or share them with your close family or friends, the G6 is the ideal vacation companion for taking high-quality pictures and instantly sharing them on social media.
Take Exceptional Splashy Photos
Swimming is one of the most popular activities people do in the summer. If you have children, you may want to preserve the moments your son or daughter had fun at the waterpark or jumped into the swimming pool. With your best friend, you may want to take pictures together while ......read more
LG’s latest appliance wants to partially replace the chef in your house and give you and your family precious time back
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017: Family, food, culture, heritage and traditions are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of new technology to prepare meals that are healthy, delicious and perfect for not just a home for today, but for a smart home of the future.
Technology is now taking over the kitchen through intuitive control with new devices that even do most of the cooking for you. The smart appliance trendsetting that started in the living room is now moving into the kitchen.
However, the most significant benefit that smart cooking can provide is the ability to save time, enabling families to spend more time engaging ......read more
Super slow motion functionality and intelligent features of new Xperia XZ Premium brought to life in singer’s new video
Dubai, 11th June 2017: Renowned Lebanese singer and record producer Fares Karam has featured Sony Mobile’s latest Xperia smartphone in his new music video, Mnamnam, which was directed by award-winning director Hass Ghaddar.
Throughout the video, which was filmed at various locations across Lebanon, Fares Karam showcases the new Xperia XZ Premium at key moments in his journey, from experimenting with the smartphone’s Super slow motion feature in different environments to highlighting the Xperia XZ Premium’s other intelligent features.
Commenting on the collaboration, Fares Karam said: “I had a great time working with the Sony Mobile team and I especially enjoyed ......read more
Edible Instrument Musicians Demonstrate How Food Waste Can Be Reduced with Refrigerator Technology from LG
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: To raise awareness of the issue of food wastage this World Environment Day, LG teamed up with the music-making talents of the London Vegetable Orchestra to demonstrate how advanced refrigerator technology can help extend the life of fresh foods for weeks or months, even against the demands of quirky performance art.
Food waste is one of the biggest challenges of our time. According to the United Nations, up to one third of all food is spoiled or wasted before it is ever consumed. Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tons — gets lost or wasted, amounting to roughly USD 680 billion in industrialized countries ......read more
Dubai – UAE, 17 April 2016: This coming April 25, Global Innovations will once again showcase its cutting-edge product at the Arabian Travel Market 2016. Continuing its commitment to introducing the most updated tools for the automation of the tourism trade, the travel technology company is all set to participate in this most awaited international event for the Middle East inbound and ......read more
5 April 2016 - Dubai: Global Innovations continues its successful journey to the top by providing another solution for the Travel and Tourism industry, specifically for the Hajj and Umrah trade. The Travel Technology company announced the availability of their Hajj & Umrah software which will also be highlighted in the upcoming Arabian Travel Market 2016.
The software is a powerful tool to ......read more
SOHO and SMB networking major to showcase latest technology and products
TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a manufacturer of SOHO and SMB networking products, and wireless solutions, has announced it is at GITEX Shopper Spring edition 2016 in order to support its retail partners and to showcase the latest technology in routers, range extenders, 4G and 3G mobile WiFi, IP Cameras and Powerline ......read more
SOHO and SMB Networking Solutions Vendor Moves To Expand Business Scope With New Mobile Device Offering
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2016: TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a leading manufacturer of SOHO and SMB networking products and wireless solutions, has announced it is at GITEX Shopper Spring Edition 2016 to showcase and promote the recently launched Neffos smartphone, which also marked the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2016: Marketing your SME in UAE is vital and not expensive. Be your own ad agency and turbo-charge sales using that all important strategy. For SMEs to succeed, the two fundamental requirements are access to small business loans, and well-developed business skills.
No matter what the product, from hot pickles to international freight, for a small business to ......read more
Machine Learning And Wireless Technology To Merge Cyber And Physical Worlds In The Near Future
Doha, Qatar, March 24, 2016: The Computing and Information Technology session took place today during Qatar Foundation’s Research and Development (QF R&D) Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16). The discussion highlighted the fundamental significance of handling big ......read more
Aims To Address Different Needs Of Innovation Community In Qatar And Wider Region
Doha, Qatar, 20 March 2016 – Qatar’s primary incubator for technology development, Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), will be hosting a parallel conference session at Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference ......read more
Are you ready to lead?
Middle East Empire 2027 is a free 2D building empire turn based game designed in single player mode.
The year is 2027 and a big uprising took the existing government in your country.
As the leader of the rebels you got unlimited authority in the country.
The parliament got your nomination and you way to bring the country to be empire in the Middle ......read more
Paladion, a specialised information risk-management provider, announced that it successfully concluded its cyber security conference in Doha, Qatar along with Kaspersky Labs.
The company showcased its active cyber security model; a service model conceived by Paladion’s cyber security experts to defend against today’s advanced persistent threats. The model is built over a decade of ......read more
Re-imagined Xperia brand will bring increasingly personalised and intelligent products to enrich everyday life
First “X” series smartphones, “XperiaTM X”, “XperiaTM X Performance” and “XperiaTM XA”, featuring next-generation technologies in camera, battery and design
XperiaTM Ear brings a new way of communicating, without compromising on ......read more
WTA and SAP Team Up to Give Tennis an Analytical Edge With Real-Time Performance Data
DOHA, Qatar – 28 February 2016 – For the first time ever in professional tennis in Qatar, players and coaches could access real-time performance data during live match play at the recent WTA Qatar Total Open.
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and SAP SE announced in August 2015 that in ......read more
New Agreements Enable Companies to Lease Vital Hardware and Brings Virtual Managed Services to Qatar
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo is building its long-term strategic relationship with technology leader Cisco, announcing two new significant agreements at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week.
The two agreements will significantly expand the range of services available to Ooredoo ......read more
Company Looks to Build Leadership Position in Key Sector, Highlighting Diverse Portfolio of Solutions at Mobile World Congress
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo is promoting its success in further developing its Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio for customers across its footprint at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Demand for IoT/M2M solutions, which enable ......read more
World-class Facility at Ooredoo Qatar’s QDC 5 will Create, Test and Showcase New Solutions for Ooredoo
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo and Huawei today announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to open a next-generation Innovations Lab in Qatar, at a special ceremony at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The agreement was signed by Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo ......read more
AOC, the display specialist today appointed Middle East’s leading distributor, Trigon, as authorised distributor for its entire range of monitors for UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Iraq.
Trigon CEO, Arun Chawla added that: “It is our pleasure to partner with AOC and today it marks the beginning of a long-lasting relationship between Trigon and AOC. We are confident ......read more
Ooredoo Embraces Latest Technological Developments to Deliver More Choice and Power for Customers
Doha, Qatar: With the help of some of Qatar’s best-loved celebrities, Ooredoo today launched Ooredoo tv and opened a new era of entertainment for the people of Qatar.
The new service, which will replace Ooredoo’s Mozaic TV, has been designed as an evolution in home entertainment ......read more
Superior combination of metallic body and multi-fingerprint sensor that places the future in your palm
Dubai, UAE, February 8, 2016: honor, the number 1 smartphone e-brand has officially launched its critically acclaimed* 5X ‘street smart’ device in the Middle East, available from 8th February on www.HonorArabia.com. With a superior combination of full metal body that screams ......read more
Paladion, a specialized information risk-management provider, announced today that in co-operation with Kaspersky, it will host a cyber security conference in Doha, Qatar on 17th February 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, starting from 9:00am.
This event will be targeted at CIO’s, CISO’s, IT heads and senior management executives from large private and government enterprises across the ......read more
Following a fruitful year of successful product launches and increasing number of clients, Global Innovations, a leading travel technology and solutions company is proud to announce its plans for the upcoming months.
Since year 2015 has contributed so much to the company’s growth after focusing on research and development, Global Innovations is now ready to step up a notch ......read more
Winners Receive Financial Support for their Mobile Apps;
Algeria, Qatar, Kuwait, and Palestine among Teams to Progress to Global Competition in Barcelona
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo has congratulated the winners of the regional finals of the 3rd Arab Mobile Challenge, at a special ceremony held in Algiers, Algeria, earlier this month.
Launched in 2013, the Arab Mobile App Challenge enables ......read more
Wearable fitness activity devices such as fitness trackers have been one of the biggest health-monitoring technology innovations of the decade. And among the high-tech activity tracker brands available in the market today, there are quite a few gadgets that stand out. I had the chance to use a couple of them within a year, but there’s one in particular I recently checked out: Jawbone ......read more
Pioneering new research in Qatar will advance cutting-edge network solutions, from smart stadiums to disaster response systems
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo, Qatar University (QU) and Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) today signed a major new research agreement to support innovation and development in Qatar and across the wider region.
To ensure the most positive results for future ......read more
Company provides government & business leaders with access to new ICT platforms for greater flexibility and optimized resources
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2016: Huawei—a leading global ICT solutions provider—has kicked off its annual nation-wide ICT Road Show collaborating with representatives from the government and private sector to showcase how organizations in Qatar ......read more
App Store Has Now Paid Developers Nearly $40B and Continues to Drive Incredible Job Growth
CUPERTINO, California — January 7, 2016 — Apple today announced that customers around the world made this holiday season the biggest ever for the App Store, setting new records during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s.
In the two weeks ending January 3, customers spent over ......read more
Kenwood makes breakfast the answer to everything with a colourful, Pop Art inspired breakfast set; an ideal canvas for self-expression at home
Dubai, UAE, January 5, 2016: Kenwood, the food preparation expert and manufacturer of kitchen appliances, has launched its new kMix breakfast collection, inspired by the Pop Art era. A unique collection expressed through colour, the set retains ......read more
Winners Attend Private Training Session with Paris Saint-Germain Players
Doha, Qatar: The winners of Ooredoo’s global advertising campaign with Paris Saint-Germain, “Fans Do Wonders”, have recently travelled to Qatar to meet the players and be a part of a friendly match between Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain on 30 December at Al Sadd Stadium in Qatar.
The ......read more
New Eletta and Prima Donna S Models Bring Professional Tasting Coffees to Your Home
Dubai, UAE, January 3, 2016: De’Longhi has combined its design talents and technical expertise with its passion for coffee to create the perfect cup of coffee, which can be made in the comfort of your own home using one of the brand’s newest fully automatic machines. Whether you are looking ......read more
The year 2015 was marked by success for Global Innovations. Over the past twelve months the travel technology and solutions firm was able to take off to a higher level.
Amid the rapidly changing technology within the tour industry, many Destination Management Companies (DMC) are forced to draw alongside the most advanced users of ERP software. And since Dubai has once again become the top ......read more
Localization and agility of products contribute to the popularity of Sage products
Dubai,27th December 2015- Sage Middle East, the leading provider of business management solutions has seen phenomenal growth in Saudi’s AED (SAR) 22.6bn valued IT services and software sales sector. Growth in sales of Sage products over the past two years is unprecedented, indicating and reflecting ......read more
In October 2015, the two companies together demonstrated the Middle East’s first CAT 11 demonstration, achieving close to 600 Mbps peak throughput
Ooredoo Qatar now commercially launches CAT 9 with speeds of up to 375 Mbps across substantial areas of Doha
Aggregates a total of 50 MHz of spectrum on 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Qatar and Nokia Networks today ......read more
One of the leading mobile communications companies selects the Middle East's most integrated communications agency to drive its outreach to the next level
Dubai, UAE, 17 December 2015: Following intensive search and pitch, Sony Mobile the leading innovator in communications, has appointed Havas PR Middle East as its public relations agency for the region.
The region's most ......read more
Important Breakthrough Technology Provides Qatar with Crystal Clear Voice Calls and Faster Connections on the Ooredoo Supernet
Doha Qatar: Ooredoo today announced another major technology breakthrough on the Ooredoo Supernet with the implementation of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) across large parts of Doha.
VoLTE will enable customers to make crystal clear HD voice calls over the 4G data network ......read more
New Eletta and Prima Donna S Models Bring Professional Tasting Coffees to Your Home
Dubai, UAE, November 30, 2015: De’Longhi has combined its design talents and technical expertise with its passion for coffee to create the perfect cup of coffee, which can be made in the comfort of your own home using one of the brand’s newest fully automatic machines. Whether you are looking ......read more
Indosat transforms into Indosat Ooredoo as it launches ambitious three year strategy to build Indonesia’s leading digital telco
Doha, Qatar / Jakarta, Indonesia: Indosat today became the eighth operator in the Ooredoo Group to adopt the Ooredoo brand, announcing this alongside the launch of a three-year strategy to bring digital to the people and become Indonesia’s leading digital ......read more
The Biggest Online Sale in the Middle East Set to Double Last Year’s Sales
Huawei Honor, Samsung, Lenovo, One Plus, Sony Playstation, Aldo, Guess, Pampers, Pepsi, Uber are amongst 10,000 new and exclusive deals through “White Friday 2015”
Set to double last year’s sales with 10,000 exclusive new deals
Mobile app users getting sneak peek offers from ......read more
Ooredoo and Huawei Work Together to Deploy Cutting-Edge Mobile Broadband Technologies
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo today announced a five-year extension of their strategic cooperation agreement with Huawei, which will see the two companies deepen their partnership to support Ooredoo’s market leadership across its footprint.
The agreement was announced in Doha, Qatar and was signed by Ahmed Al ......read more
Mobile data consumption per active smartphones is expected to increase from 1.2GB per month in 2015 to 10GB per month in 2021 in the Middle East and North East Africa Region
LTE only accounts for 4 percent of regional subscriptions in 2015 but is expected to increase to 30 percent by 2021
Video leads the way as the time spent watching video on mobile devices in Saudi Arabia and the ......read more
Ooredoo Group and Ericsson sign a five-year frame agreement for 2G, 3G and 4G radio, core and transmissions solutions
The agreement includes the new Ericsson Software model which will help Ooredoo launch new functionalities with a shorter time to market
Agreement aims to improve network performance to meet growing end-user expectations
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Group and Ericsson ......read more
Winner of Overall Operator of the Year, Middle East Mobile Operator of the Year, Converged Service Provider of the Year and Network Optimisation Award
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo enjoyed incredible success at the CommsMEA Awards in Dubai last week, winning a total of four top prizes including the highest honour, “Overall Operator of the Year” for Ooredoo Group, and a new category, the ......read more
Reduced Business Complexity Key for Deploying Real-Time Analytics to Detect, Analyze, and Prevent Fraud
DOHA, Qatar – 15November 2015 – GCC banks can lead the global fight against fraud, which totals nearly USD 4 billion in revenue losses per year, one of the world’s leading technologists announced today at a major conference.
The global banking and financial services ......read more
The Android version of Office 2016 Arabic will provide a more personalised experience with familiar and user friendly interface, featuring significant improvements in performance and stability.
28th October 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Microsoft has announced the availability of the Arabic version of office 2016 for Android to cater for its Arabic speaking customers. All new ......read more
Acceleration Day Takes Place in Qatar; Further Events Taking Place across Region
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo and the Arab Mobile App Challenge hosted a special “Acceleration Event” last week, aiming to help young app developers and digital entrepreneurs prepare for the largest programme of its kind in the region.
Launched in 2013, the Arab Mobile App Challenge enables teams of up to ......read more
Dubai, October 20th, 2015: Introducing yet another innovative invention, Dubai based IT solutions company X-Concepts has launched a phenomenal new serious of products in the Middle East market. The world’s first Islamic IT products were launched on 19th October at the GITEX Exhibition held at World Trade Center, Dubai.
All three newly launched products namely, Mobile Application - ......read more
Hospitality and Retail Sectors Two of Middle East’s Fastest-Growing for Audiovisual Technology, from Digital Signage to Guest Room Automation
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 13 October 2015 – Hospitality and retail will be two of the Middle East’s faster-growing sectors for technology, as tourists from the GCC are set to spend more than USD 70 billion over the next five ......read more
Agreement Covers Supply of Advanced Mobile Broadband Infrastructure and Professional Services for Ooredoo Group
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Group and Nokia have signed a major framework agreement in Doha to support Ooredoo’s long-term development strategy across its footprint in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.
Under the five-year contract, Nokia will provide advanced mobile ......read more
United Arab Emirates, October 6, 2015 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced the appointment of enterprise software industry veteran Sabby Gill as executive vice president, Epicor International, effective immediately. Focused on accelerating international growth for ......read more
World's first interchangeable tablet series brings Zensational true luxury to users
19th September 2015 – ASUS has announced the launch of ZenPad to the Middle East, the world’s first interchangeable tablet series. Already positioned in the top four globally, ASUS is looking for ZenPad to become one of the top three in the market this year, led by its game-changing ZenPad S ......read more
Receives Top Prizes at Major Award Ceremonies on Consecutive Nights
Doha, Qatar; Ooredoo is celebrating a double success this week, winning “Best Operator” at the Telecoms World Middle East Awards 2015 and “Telecoms CEO of the Year” for Dr. Nasser Marafih at the CEO Middle East Awards in Dubai last night.
The company has delivered impressive results in 2015, reaching ......read more
Company provides Point of Sale Application and Encryption PIN Pads for insurance purchase
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 7, 2015: OMA Emirates-Solution Gulf, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry today announced the provision of an end-to-end system that will assist the region’s first Automated Insurance Machine (AIM), a self-service insurance purchase ......read more