Monday 23 October 2017

Viva, Bahrain school ink e-learning deal

Viva Bahrain, a leading telecom operator in the kingdom, has entered into a partnership agreement with Riffa Views International School (RVIS) to exclusively equip its ‘Innovation Center’ with the latest e-learning connectivity solutions. Viva Bahrain is carrying out


Krypto Labs to open unique incubator in Abu Dhabi

Krypto Labs, a world-class ecosystem for groundbreaking start-ups, will officially inaugurate its custom-built all-in-one incubator, accelerator and co-working space in the heart of Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, helping bridge the gap between innovators and investors.   


Rimini Street boosts EMEA ops with key appointment

Rimini Street, a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, has appointed industry leader Marc Chesover as its new general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market.


Bahrain TRA working on national telecom plan

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Bahrain is developing a new economic regulatory framework to support and promote the Fourth National Telecommunications Plan, by defining the rules and obligations for operators to support the Plan’s goals and deliver the single network poli


UAE group Trriple unveils new mobile wallet app

Trriple, a UAE-based FinTech start-up, has announced that its mobile wallet application for smartphones is now available for download on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.    Positioned as a viable digital tool to drive the UAE’s transitio


5G readiness on the rise: Ericsson

While many operators have accelerated preparations for 5G, trials are being carried out by 78 per cent of the respondents to a survey, said Ericsson in its new 5G Readiness Survey 2017. Furthermore, 28 per cent of respondents report that they will deploy 5G next year.


Global speakers for Dubai Internet meeting

Top international speakers and renowned global experts will highlight today’s pressing issues facing the Internet community worldwide at the upcoming 75th RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) Meeting in Dubai, UAE. The event will be hosted by the Telecommunications Reg


Dubai to have ‘online only’ services on Oct 26

A total of 32 Dubai government entities offering 950 services are set to close service counters on October 26 and will stop receiving customers with payment transactions that can be done via alternative smart channels. However, transactions that require presence in person at the


Eutelsat acquires Noorsat for $75m

Eutelsat Communications has acquired 100 per cent of Noorsat, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East for a consideration of $75 million, debt free and cash free, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group. Established in 2004, Noorsat is the premier distr


Microsoft expands partnership with Mashreq Bank

Microsoft has announced it will expand its partnership with Dubai-based Mashreq Bank to drive a bold digital transformation programme within the bank’s branches and digital services.    Through the programme, which builds on Mashreq’s market-lea

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