Leading telco was recognized for its innovative solutions in the TV, film, and broadcast production space at the 14th annual Digital Studio Awards
Dubai, UAE, 22 March 2018: du, from EITC, has proven its technological dexterity and innovative edge yet again in winning the ‘Satellite Services Innovation of the Year’ award during the 2018 Digital Studio Awards in Dubai.
The brand has received several awards and recognitions since its founding over a decade ago.
The awards acknowledge industry excellence for the TV, film, and broadcast production sectors in the Middle East.
“At du, we pride ourselves on our ability to innovate across sectors and come up with versatile services and solutions that make a meaningful difference in our customers’ lives,” said Hany Aly, Executive Vice President, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, March 22, 2018: At Etisalat’s annual general meeting, held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, shareholders have backed the board’s recommendation to pay full-year 2017 dividends of 80 fils per share. The AGM also approved the board proposed Buy-back program of 5% of the company’s paid capital, representing 434.8 million shares, for the purpose of cancelling or reselling.
H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi and H.E. Eissa Abdul Fattah Kazim are appointed as Chairman and Vice President of Etisalat Group respectively. H.E. Hisham Abdullah Al Qassem, H.E. Mohammed Sultan Al Hamli, H.E. Saleh Abdullah Lootah and H.E. Mariam Saeed Ghobash were appointed as members of the Board of Directors. The seventh member will be announced soon.
The General Assembly of Etisalat elected four Board ......read more
No More Mercury! Safe for Children, Safe for Schools
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2018: CASIO Middle East has announced the launch of its latest line of mercury-free LampFree projectors--combining Laser and LED hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness. The announcement was made recently at a special press conference and product demonstration of the new projectors held at CASIO Middle East office in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. The launch of the new line of mercury-free LampFree projectors falls in line with CASIO’s continuing commitment and support for the ‘Minamata Convention on Mercury,’ an international treaty designed to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and its compounds. During the launch, Koji Naka, Managing ......read more
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ fuel new discoveries with Super Slow-mo video, best-in-class low light camera and AR Emoji for a more personalized way to express yourself
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20 March, 2018 – du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), welcomes to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphones that reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized AR Emoji, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ ensure users do not ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: FME Extensions has earned a reputable name in delivering innovative and effective web designing and development services for more than 10 years now. Being a US-based software firm, it has already served eCommerce development and customization services to clients across the globe. With offices in the US and Pakistan, it is remotely rendering web designing services in Dubai, but it aims to make available its expertise with a full-service agency in Dubai and it neighboring states.
FME Extensions is housed by seasoned professionals who have a knack for coding and programming in various languages, and popular CMS and eCommerce platforms. They have successfully developed projects in Magento, PrestaShop, WooCommerce, WordPress, OpenCart, and Joomla.
The firm carries extensive ......read more
LG Electronics is perfectly poised to tackle poor indoor air quality that disproportionately affects women, resulting in multiple health problems
Dubai-UAE: 19 March 2018 – Every day, millions of women are exposed to household pollutants from their gender-entrenched role of being homemakers. Despite some strides in creating a more efficient and balanced work-life environment for women across the world, millions continue to be shackled to their domestic lives.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), indoor air pollution is the single leading environmental health risk for women in low- and middle-income countries, and a main cause of noncommunicable diseases like strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and heart disease. More than 60 percent of all premature deaths from household ......read more
Initiative is aligned with UAE’s strategy of bolstering SMB segment
Business devices, Etisalat services and National Bonds in prizes
DUBAI 19 March 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of ‘Hello Business Pitch’ competition designed to encourage home grown Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) and start-ups as well as to promote the growth and innovation of businesses in the UAE.
Etisalat’s ‘Hello Business Pitch’ provides an opportunity for start-ups to pitch their business ideas in front of an expert panel of judges who will be assessing their business model through the strength of their pitch. This new initiative is in line with Etisalat’s continuous efforts to support SMBs and start-ups in the UAE and position Etisalat as the preferred business ......read more
Beloved Disney characters brought to life on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Disney are bringing beloved Disney characters to life as new AR Emojis for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Starting today, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ users will be able to access classic Disney characters – Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse– directly from their phone to create personalized messages. For the first time ever, these Disney characters are coming to life in an augmented reality setting for communications and messaging. Characters from favorite Disney films including The Incredibles, Zootopia, and Frozen will roll out throughout the year.
“By extending our characters and stories to new digital platforms, we are creating daily Disney experiences everywhere our ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2018: TCL Communication is proud to announce an all-new BlackBerry KEYone - Bronze Edition - is coming to the Middle East following the global success of BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition. This new BlackBerry KEYone variant offers Dual-SIM compatibility in addition to a fresh color variation and is available from today for an SRP of 2199 AED in the UAE and 2I99 SAR in Saudi Arabia.
The product is distributed by Axiom Telecom in the Middle East, and will be available first in Sharaf DG stores, and online at Souq.com. The product will also be available from Etisalat and Du.
This limited-edition model is ideal for corporate users or frequent travelers, as the BlackBerry KEYone Bronze Edition also has 4GB of memory and 64GB of internal storage. Additionally, it ......read more
Samsung Flip WM55H enables ideas to be instantaneously shared across devices and allows multiple people to contribute, widen and build on ideas in real-time
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 18, 2018: In line with its vision for a “Workplace of the Future”, Samsung Electronics has launched its new interactive digital flip chart, the Samsung Flip WM55H, across the UAE. First introduced at the company’s First Look event during CES 2018, the innovative flip chart promotes more collaborative digital engagement by alleviating the most prominent challenges businesses face when organizing, facilitating and recapping meetings.
An upgrade on both standard paper flip charts and analog boards, the Samsung Flip display expands opportunities to generate game-changing ideas while maintaining the ......read more
Located in Dubai Studio City, the facility is designed to support the growing Arab creator community on the platform.
Dubai is the 10th major city in the world to host a YouTube Space after London, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Mumbai, Paris, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, and Toronto.
Creators with a wide subscription base from all corners of the Middle East will have access to state of the art production equipment at the Space.
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2018: YouTube announced on Sunday the opening of the Middle East and North Africa’s first YouTube Space at Dubai Studio City, a facility dedicated to supporting the growing creator community in the Middle East and North Africa region by giving them access to a state of the art production space.
The Space, 10th in the world, is dedicated to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2018: With Mother’s Day coming up, it’s time to start planning how you’ll show your mother just how important she is to you. With Samsung’s latest lineup of innovative new products, there’s a perfect gift for every mom out there.
Samsung Galaxy S9
Don’t let your mom miss a moment this Mother’s Day with Samsung’s best-yet smartphone camera on the all-new Galaxy S9. Help her capture and create memories she’ll cherish forever, thanks to advanced camera features that shoot professional-grade photos and videos in striking detail and clarity. Built on Samsung’s industry-leading Galaxy Foundation of design innovation and cutting-edge technology, the Galaxy S9 reimagines the way users experience the world and redefines what a smartphone can ......read more
The Yalla Pickup app allows a smartphone - Android or iOS or web user to transport large-sized valuable goods by booking the nearest truck from the convenience of office or home.
Dubai, March 13, 2018: Yalla Pickup, the UAE-based mobile application and web-based logistics services company, has launched the next phase of its mobile application, which will be targeted towards commercial requirements. Yalla Pickup has launched this service in partnership with The Box Self Storage Services, a provider of self-storage, mini warehousing and moving services with over 10 years’ experience in the UAE.
Catering to both businesses and individual customers, Yalla Pickup allows a smartphone - Android or iOS or web user to transport large-sized valuable goods by booking the nearest truck from the ......read more
Dubai, 13 March 2018: Etisalat Digital today announced its strategic agreement with Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) to provide them with M2M connectivity solutions to empower their smart metering project that will enable advanced services to all FEWA customers.
Etisalat Digital’s M2M Control Center solution will be used for FEWA Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project backhauling and communication by incorporating M2M connectivity and enabling the M2M portal for 24,000 smart meters.
This is the first phase of FEWA’s complete smart metering project. M2M sims will be installed by Etisalat Digital in FEWA’s smart meters to automate data collection and offer improved services to customers.
Alberto Araque, Vice President/Internet of Things and Digital Payments, Etisalat Digital ......read more
New printer offers faster, higher-quality printing, with lower intervention and the ability to create lettering and designs
Dubai – UAE; 13 March 2018 – Epson has announced a new direct-to-garment printer, capable of making high-quality full colour prints on a range of items including t-shirts, sweatshirts, polo shirts and tote bags. The SureColor SC-F2100 will replace the existing SC-F2000 model, and offers a host of enhancements and new features including improved speed and reliability, lower targeted TCO and the ability to create your own print designs using Epson’s Garment Creator software.
The SC-F2100 is aimed at small to medium businesses who want to add direct-to-garment printing to their services, such as production t-shirt printers, online t-shirt retailers, high and ......read more
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ fuel new discoveries with Super Slow-mo video, best-in-class low light camera and AR Emoji for a more personalized way to express yourself
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 08 March, 2018 – Samsung Gulf Electronics Co. introduced to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphones that reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. The launch event took place yesterday at The Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized ......read more
As an APN Consulting Partner, du will now be able to design, architect, build, migrate, and manage customer workloads and applications on the Amazon Web Services Cloud.
Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2018: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced today at Capacity Middle East conference that it has joined the Amazon Partner Network (APN) as an APN Consulting Partner. As such, du will be able to design, architect, build, migrate, and manage customer workloads and applications on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud enhancing its offerings for customers across the region.
“Becoming an APN Consulting Partner is a major step forward for du as we expand our service offerings and product portfolio in the coming months and years,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO, Telco Solutions, Emirates ......read more
du shares insights and innovations in key areas including digital transformation, Blockchain technology, IoT, and the Smart City transformation on day one of the region’s most renowned IT exposition
Dubai, UAE, 06 March 2018: In line with its objective to pioneer the digital transformation in the UAE and across the region, du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC) is participating as Smart ICT Partner at Gartner Symposium 2018, the most influential gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives in the GCC region. Gartner Symposium brings together top executives, analysts, and experts in the IT space to explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence, and achieve greater impact as a leader in the face of the global digital revolution.
“Gartner Symposium presents ......read more
Business Interruption Cited as Top Cyber Threat in Survey
Dubai, 6 March, 2018 – According to Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions, energy executives are increasingly concerned about the impact of cyber-attacks on their operations. Over three-quarters (76%) of respondents to a Marsh survey cited business interruption (BI) as the most concerning consequence of a cyber-attack for the energy industry.
Marsh’s report, Could Energy Industry Dynamics Be Creating an Impending Cyber Storm?, is released today at Marsh’s bi-annual Energy Industry Conference in Dubai. The report, which draws on findings from the Marsh-Microsoft Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey, looks at the most concerning cyber loss scenarios for energy executives, the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th March 2018 - IEC Telecom Group and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) unveiled their latest humanitarian mission’s satellite solution, YahClick Wi-Fi, at this year’s 15th edition of Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD).
Developed to meet the requirements of NGO units, YahClick Wi-Fi is a quick deployable Internet broadband solution that operates in remote locations. Powered by YahClick connectivity, BlueTown hardware and a suit of IEC value-added services, YahClick Wi-Fi provides humanitarian teams with a reliable and rapid deployable Wi-Fi solution that keeps them in touch with the rest of the world, regardless of their location.
Internet services have the power to transform lives, offering life-enhancing ......read more
DUBAI – March 5, 2018: Jewel Corner, a premium fine jewellery retail brand chain which operates under Soft Touch Jewellers LLC - a part of 7Cs Group of companies, announces the adoption of solutions from Capillary Technologies, Asia’s leading provider of Intelligent Customer Engagement software and services, to offer an enhanced customer experience.
Jewel Corner taps a range of solutions by Capillary Technologies in customer relationship management (CRM), loyalty, and analytics for their retail touch points across the GCC region. The premium fine jewellery retail brand is now planning to leverage the domain expertise of Capillary Technologies in consumer lifecycle management, aimed at creating easy and seamless customer experience with personalization.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Rihen ......read more
du is the Smart ICT Partner for Gartner Symposium 2018, a globally renowned gathering of the region’s top IT industry executives, analysts, and experts
Dubai, UAE, 04 March 2018: This year at Gartner Symposium in Dubai, more than 600 attendees including over 200 IT CIOs will come together to explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence, and achieve greater impact as leaders in the face of the global digital revolution. Alongside the region’s top executives, analysts, and experts in the IT space, the event will showcase many of the breakthrough technologies that are propelling the digital transformation forward, including several of du’s innovative Smart City solutions.
As a Smart ICT Partner for Gartner Symposium 2018, du will have a booth at the event dedicated to ......read more
Premium Interim Smartphones Such as LG V30S ThinQ to Bolster Product Lineup
Dubai, UAE, March. 04, 2018: At Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, the new head of LG Electronics’ mobile business, spoke about the importance of meeting consumers’ real needs by improving trust in the LG brand and focusing on core technologies. High-end interim products based on successful premium devices such as V30S ThinQ will play an important role toward that goal, according to LG Mobile Communications Company president Hwang Jeong-hwan.
“The majority smartphone customers today desire a great user experience that thoughtfully reflects how they work and play,” said Mr. Hwang. “LG customers expect our phones to excel in four core technologies which we call the ‘ABCD’ of killer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), the leading Information and Communications Technology Company in Saudi Arabia and Sofrecom, an Orange Group subsidiary, signed an agreement to lead the Outside Plant (OSP) implementation and management in all regions of Saudi Arabia for the next 3.5 years and to provide planning, design and supervision expertise and knowledge transfer to ITC employees.
Signing this agreement comes as a step toward ITC’s commitment to the agreed plan with Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) for rolling-out high-speed fiber optic broadband internet in Saudi Arabia.
ITC is initiating site supervision for the development of the OSP infrastructure project that is in-line with the Saudi Vision 2030. Indeed, the National Transformation Plan 2020 ......read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Mobile 8, the latest version of its Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and mobile security solution. This new version lets system administrators manage and secure corporate-owned and personal Mac, Windows, and mobile endpoints in the cloud-based Sophos Central management platform to deliver a simpler management strategy for businesses of any size.
This unified approach to endpoint management ensures consistent security policies and secure access to resources regardless of an employee’s choice of device. Sophos Mobile 8 adds a range of management features like MacOS management and configuration, Windows 10 application management, and extended Android and iOS management functionality.
"Mobile devices continue to be the ......read more
First-of-its-kind complete mobile point of sale service designed for SMBs
Zero bank commission, attractive mobile plans, easy on-boarding and more
In line with UAE government guidelines promoting a cashless economy
Abu Dhabi, 5th February 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of its Mobile Cashier service for the Small and Medium Business (SMB) segment in the country giving them a hassle-free on boarding and affordable mobile point-of-sale service that enables these businesses to accept card payments from their customers, and at the same time enjoy valuable mobile ......read more
DUBAI – February 05, 2018: It’s the Valentine’s season again. Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day present for your love on a budget? Then here comes the perfect tech gift – ZAKK Twins Bluetooth earphone.
ZAKK, a global lifestyle brand under Dubai-based Kamon International, created and launched ZAKK Twins ahead of Valentine’s Day. ZAKK Twins a true wireless Bluetooth headset has a 10-meter Bluetooth connectivity range. The latest device in this segment combines the best technology with design providing users an unforgettable experience and ......read more
Dubai, UAE; 5 February 2018: Epson has created a new urban hangout for Dubai’s sports and gaming enthusiasts, to enjoy their weekends playing games and watching sports on big screen in high-definition with Epson’s EH-TW5600 home cinema projector, displayed in containers at the popular hotspots, CityWalk 2 and The Beach at JBR.
The pop-up containers will open every weekend in February, alternating between the two locations as per the schedule below:
9th & 10th February at City Walk 2
16th & 17th February at City Walk 2
23rd & ......read more
ESET – a global player in information security – has been named as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The company was the only Challenger named in the Magic Quadrant. ESET was evaluated based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. ESET believes this placement reflects its consistently improved competence to offer maximum protection for enterprises.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report states, “Endpoint protection is evolving to address more of Gartner's adaptive ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 4, 2018 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has revealed the top trends in the identity technology industry for 2018. The company points towards increased cloud and mobile access adoption, more focus on securing the Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics as some of the top trends that will take center stage in developing more intelligent, connected experiences this year.
“Trusted identities will emerge this year as the fundamental building blocks for organizations to create environments that connect people, places and ......read more
The biggest display for Samsung Galaxy A phones to date with a sleek and ergonomic design
Stay stylishly connected with du and the latest Samsung Galaxy A smartphones with 6GB of data and 300 flexible minutes
Dubai, UAE, February 03, 2018: du from Emirates integrated telecommunication company is providing their postpaid customers with the anticipated Samsung Galaxy devices of 2018, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ with zero percent upfront. Starting from only 225 /month for 24 months, customers will be able to enjoy an expansive view on the Samsung Galaxy A8 and ......read more
Global Technology Leader in Pc, Data Center and Mobile Grew Revenue 6.3 Percent Year-over-year to Us$12.9 Billion, Highest in 3 Years
Pre-tax Income Quadrupled to Us$150 Million Compared to Q2 Fy2017/18
Data Center Group Posts Highest Revenue in Two Years
Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018: Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2017. Revenue was US$12.9 billion, a 6.3 percent increase year-over-year, and 10 percent increase over the second fiscal quarter of FY2017/18. Lenovo continued to enjoy ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 1, 2018 – The Dubai Police has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), extending its relationship with Riverbed Technology to a broader spectrum in the field of development and upgrade of both applications and infrastructure. Riverbed will now focus on the introduction of new and innovative technical solutions, while ensuring on-going knowledge transfer and proper training to Dubai Police staff. The IT vendor will, in addition, constantly share new ideas and expertise in line with the Artificial Intelligence strategic drive of Dubai ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that its security information and event management (SIEM) solution, Log360, is now equipped with a prebuilt report and strengthened correlation engine to simplify enterprises’ efforts to meet General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. With its new correlation rules and GDPR-specific report, Log360 helps enterprises improve their ability to detect data breaches, prove that their data is always protected, and meet requirements stated in Articles 25(1) & (2), 32(1)(b), and 33.
Starting May 25, ......read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the availability of Intercept X with malware detection powered by advanced deep learning neural networks. Combined with new active-hacker mitigation, advanced application lockdown, and enhanced ransomware protection, this latest release of the next-generation endpoint protection delivers previously unseen levels of detection and prevention.
“Predictive protection is the future of IT security. Sophos has taken a huge step forward by bringing deep learning neural networks into the industry ......read more
January 30, 2018 — Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based concrete building design and documentation software company S-Cube Futuretech Pvt. Ltd. The addition of S-Cube Futuretech’s applications expands Bentley’s offerings specific to the needs of concrete engineering design and documentation software users in the Middle East, India and South East Asia.
S-Cube Futuretech’s applications, including RCDC, RCDC FE, RCDC Plan, and Steel ......read more
Data has become the biggest commodity in this age of digital transformation and securing this data has become paramount importance for everyone whether it’s an individual user, corporate or even government users.
The loss of sensitive data and information can have long lasting ramifications leading to significant financial losses, penalties and reputational damage. The Data Privacy Day was first launched in 1981 as Data Protection Day on January 28th to remind us the importance of privacy and security online. Awareness about protecting our data is crucial frontline defence and first ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 29TH January, 2018 – Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab (BLI), the world’s leading independent tester of document imaging products, announced today that Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business, has been honored with the BLI 2018 Scanner Line of the Year award. BLI analysts bestow the coveted Line of the Year honor once annually to the vendor whose product line is determined to be the best overall, with models at every level that excel in BLI’s rigorous two-month laboratory evaluations.
“BLI’s testing and analysis have shown that Alaris delivers a line ......read more
du announced that its partnership with DMI will upgrade current FM transmitter system
Dubai, UAE, 28 January 2018: du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) confirmed that it will be working to revitalise its FM Transmission Platform provided to Dubai Media Incorporated‘s (DMI). This latest announcement from the telco came during CABSAT 2018, the region’s largest conference for broadcasting, satellite, and digital entertainment professionals. CABSAT was held from January 14-16, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
du will be supporting ......read more
Effective Cybersecurity Requires Deeper Collaboration between Public and Private Sectors, According to a New Report from The World Economic Forum and BCG
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2018: The increasingly networked, digitized, and connected world is vulnerable to cyber threats that can only be addressed by the combined capabilities of the public and private sectors, according to a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Titled, Cyber Resilience: Playbook for Public-Private Collaboration, the report is a tool to ......read more
Dubai, January 28 , 2017: NDigitec, the leading UAE-based innovative creative media production company, has taken its competencies to a completely new level with the launch of Pep–a celebrity app which offers a unique platform for celebrities to share exclusive content with their fans.
A subscription-based private App, Pep can be downloaded on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store– givingthe chance for fans to feel closer to the celebrities. With over 5,000 downloads during first month after its launch in November 2017, the Pep App is fast becoming a ......read more
Strong Profitability and Highest Annual Sales Ever Led by Performance of Premium Home Appliances and TVs
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 28, 2018 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced record full-year revenues for 2017 of KRW 61.4 trillion (USD 55.4 billion), an increase of 10.9 percent from the previous year, the highest in the company’s history. Full-year 2017 profits of KRW 2.47 trillion (USD 2.23 billion) – the highest profit since 2009 – in-creased 85 percent from 2016 due in large part to strong performance by premium home appliances and TVs. Fourth-quarter 2017 ......read more
Janet Levesque Joins as Senior Vice President of Systems, Risk and Security; Appoints Marc French as New Chief Trust Officer and Data Protection Officer to Lead GDPR Efforts
Dubai, UAE – January 28, 2018 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced Janet Levesque was appointed the Senior Vice President of Systems, Risk and Security, and Marc French has joined the company as its new Chief Trust Officer. These two newly developed leadership roles demonstrate Mimecast’s commitment to providing customers with ......read more
du to reiterate its commitment by providing career opportunities for Young Emiratis at ‘Tawdheef 2018’ in Abu Dhabi
Dubai, UAE, 25 January 2018: The UAE telecom operator, du from Emirates integrated telecommunications company, is set to unveil its many new job opportunities for UAE Nationals across a variety of key business functions within the organisation at ‘Tawdheef 2018’ in Abu Dhabi. Additionally, du has established strong relationships with universities in Abu Dhabi, and continues to support these institutions by offering students internship ......read more
Demonstrations and presentations on Agile, Advanced and Mobile Security, at Fortinet’s booth #91, Hall 7
Dubai, UAE, January 25, 2018: Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity, will participate in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on February26th - March 1st, 2018. Fortinet willshowcase solutions addressing the cybersecurity challenges inherent to digital transformation for Communication Service Providers and their customers. Fortinet will show its strong expertise, solutions,leadership and commitment to the CSP industry with daily ......read more
Passion for A380 & innovation come together for today’s globe-trotters
Dubai, UAE, January 25, 2018: Airbus has launched a new iflyA380 iOS app that takes advantage of Apple’s latest technology, to open the doors of its iconic A380 aircraft to more passengers worldwide. The new app enhances Airbus’ existing iflyA380.com booking assistant with more choices, features and content and new possibilities to interact with the A380, including taking a sneak peek at the cockpit.
Customers today increasingly expect to design their own experiences and the app ......read more
New service ensures business continuity while preserving data in-country
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 January 2018: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Dubai’s Port, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), and its technical arm, DUTECH, today announced an agreement to launch a cloud-based disaster recovery service in Dubai. As part of the agreement, IBM will implement an IBM Cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution at DUTECH’s data center. The new service will provide organizations in Dubai with cloud-based business continuity capabilities and faster ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: The Galaxy A series has always been sleek and stylish – but with the Galaxy A8, Samsung adds industry-leading features and innovations to provide the ultimate mobile experience
All too often in the world of technology, we come to a crossroads between function and design, where we’re forced to prioritize one while the other is compromised. Finding a device that perfectly blends style and taste with experience and performance can be difficult — but now, thanks to Samsung, the hunt for this ideal device is over.
The Samsung Galaxy ......read more
Company plans to continue focus on making solid progress by concentrating on achieving recognition as a true premium brand with industry leading products in 2018
DUBAI, UAE, 24th January 2018: With the desire to create a better lifestyle for consumers, underpinning LG’s premium product philosophy, LG plans to continue pursuing an innovative, energy efficient and a premium product market strategy, positioning the company as a technology innovator with a flair for convenience, design and style. The company aims to accelerate premium product strategy by enhancing overall ......read more
Dubai – January 24, 2018 – Lenovo today announced its recognition as a top company on the Corporate Knights’ Global 100 list. The list recognizes the top 100 companies across the world from a pool of nearly 6,000 publicly listed companies and evaluates them on up to 17 environmental, social and governance indicators.
The list identifies companies that deliver superior value for society and also generate strong financial performance and demonstrate longevity. The Global 100 Index has outperformed its benchmark (the MSCI All Country World Index) by close to a ......read more
January 24, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Kantar TNS, one of the world’s largest research agencies, and Qualtrics, the leader in experience management, today announced a global partnership to help organisations put customers at the heart of their business. The strategic alliance brings together Kantar TNS’s worldwide network of customer experience research, access to a rich database of over 19 million interviews, end-to-end platform implementation, smart analytics and activation, with the powerful Qualtrics Experience Management Platform™, the world’s only integrated ......read more
Ericsson unveils the 5G Radio Dot for enhanced mobile broadband, enabling operators to meet rising demand for superior indoor connectivity
The 5G Radio Dot is a natural evolution of the Ericsson Radio Dot System, an industry- leading small cell solution
The latest small cell solution will also support emerging 5G industrial applications such as connected factories, connected hospitals, and connected mining
Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2018: With mobile data traffic surging by eight times and 1 billion 5G subscriptions expected by the end of 2023, mobile ......read more
2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report Reveals Common Traits of Cybercrime Victims in the Country
[DUBAI, UAE] – January 23, 2018 – Consumers are confident they’re safe online, but hackers have proven otherwise, stealing AED 3.86 billion from 3.72 million consumers in the UAE in the past year, according to the 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, released today by Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC). Within the last year more than half (52 per cent) of the country’s adult online population experienced cybercrime, and each victim lost an average ......read more
The World Teleport Association ranked du’s teleport in the top ten in its latest Top Teleport Operators of 2017 rankings
Dubai, UAE, 23 January 2018: du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has again proved its position as a leading global provider of broadcast services according to The World Teleport Association (WTA). The WTA ranked du’s teleport in the top ten in its most recent annual rankings, the Top Teleport Operators of 2017. According to this year’s rankings, du improved its position in two of the rankings’ listings: ......read more
Tech developments will improve classroom experience and connectivity
Abu Dhabi- UAE: 23 January, 2018 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has launched three IT initiatives that will improve lecture capabilities and connectivity across its campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai and also increase communication efficiencies in different ways.
The university has introduced a new concept of delivering collaborative architecture for inter-campus lectures to provide ......read more
The HKA open cable system will deliver a massive boost to bandwidth between the two continents, while reinforcing Hong Kong as a key Asia-Pacific communication hub.
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: The Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) consortium and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a turnkey contract for the deployment of the Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) submarine cable network, which will span more than 13,000 kilometers. This new open cable system will increase connectivity between Hong Kong and the US and will reinforce Hong Kong’s role as a key communications hub in the ......read more
Major Middle East Service Provider Reduces TCO and Removes Licensing Fee with Nutanix AHV Hypervisor
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has successfully deployed a new cloud based enterprise software solution which resulted in higher operational efficiency. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software, combined with the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, allows the operator to rapidly analyse data, leading to better decision making and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: The 22nd and the 23rd of January 2018, marked the first TM Forum’s Digital Transformation Middle East conference at the Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai, after a successful event in Asia. As such, Ericsson was one of this year’s main sponsors, and held a speech at the conference where it took an in-depth look into strategy and business model changes, cultural and organizational challenges, and the upcoming technologies underpinning transformation in the coming 5-7 years.
“At Ericsson, our mission is collaborating with service providers ......read more
Event to feature 35 International speakers and over 400 participants
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: The fifth edition of the ‘Internet of Things 2018’ be held on the 13th of March, 2018 at the Armani Hotel Dubai is a cross-industry conference aimed for the business community to discuss bottom-line impacts, business models and how to monetize data while getting insights on new technologies and opportunities that are brought by IoT.
The C-level event focuses on making business out of Internet of Things and is designed to help business leaders and Executives enhance ......read more
Range of Purpose-Built Storage Technologies Enable Capture, Preservation and Access of Video and Data for Security
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21st January 2018: Western Digital is showcasing its purpose-built products for surveillance applications at Intersec 2018, a leading trade platform for security and safety. At its booth S1-E42 in Sheikh Saeed Hall 3, the company will demonstrate its best in class technology and solutions from January 21 – 23 for surveillance integrators and systems vendors’ environments for capturing, preserving, transforming and ......read more
Designed to meet Mac’s requirements, LG launches latest external displays with exceptional visual and audio quality
Dubai, UAE, 21 January 2018: LG Electronics (LG) has announced that its UltraFine 5K display catered to Apple users to solve issues of compatibility between the Mac and external displays will be available in the Gulf region in January 2018. Boasting exceptional features for the finest details, LG is striving for excellence whilst empowering Mac users who desire high definition quality with superior visual and audio capabilities of a MacBook or MacBook ......read more
du is giving AR Rahman fans the ultimate opportunity to see the musician live in Dubai Parks and Resorts
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 January 2018- du launched an exciting draw to give two lucky du Caller Tune customers the ultimate opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned musician AR Rahman performing live in his upcoming Dubai concert, titled The Journey: Celebrating Music.
All du pre-paid and post-paid customers have to do for a chance to win this draw that will end on 22 January 2018, is to subscribe to AR Rahman’s song/shuffle pack caller ......read more
TECOM’s SMART platform recognized in the Government Services and Contact Centre categories
Dubai, UAE, 20 January 2018: Axs, TECOM Group’s smart gateway for integrated services, was awarded in the Government Services and Contact Centre categories at the Gulf Customer Experience Awards 2018. The awards, held in partnership with Dubai’s Department of Economic Development, recognise great customer employee experience across multiple categories. This is the first year that axs has entered the awards, as it adds these latest wins to a number of industry accolades ......read more
Global Leader and Technology Innovator Receives Over 90 CES Awards Across Home Appliance, Home Entertainment and Mobile Categories
Dubai-UAE, Jan. 18, 2018 — LG Electronics (LG) was honored with more than 90 awards at CES® 2018, led by the Official CES Best TV Product Award for the fourth consecutive year, this time for the new LG AI OLED TV (model C8). LG also earned numerous best-of-show honors for the LG InstaView ThinQ™ Refrigerator and LG 4K UHD Projector.
LG received top accolades from Engadget, The Verge, Digital Trends, Mashable, SlashGear, ......read more
Dubai, UAE; 17 January 2018: For two weeks, starting on January 17, 2018, Epson mobile trucks will stop at various locations in Dubai, giving residents an amazing opportunity to experience high-definition wide screen entertainment with Epson’s EH-TW5600 home cinema projector in three different scenarios- gaming, sports and movies- all within a typical home environment.
In a recent study by Epson on the home entertainment habits of UAE residents, it was highlighted that the experience of using a projector is rated better than with a TV, with 59% of all respondents stating ......read more
Tata Communications’ Ultra Live Video Delivery Network ensures fans are able to enjoy immersive entertainment experiences on smartphones, tablets and VR devices in sync with live TV broadcast
DUBAI, UAE – January 16th 2018 – Tata Communications, a leading global provider of network, cloud and security services, announces that it has been chosen by Ultracast to power the international expansion of the company’s 360° video and virtual reality (VR) platform.
Ultracast creates live 360° video and VR content in motorsports series such as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018: Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) is holding the 18th edition of INDIASOFT in Bengalauru on 24-25 January 2018, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Hon. Regional Director of ESC for the Middle East. The two day event will be attended by over 250 Indian ICT exporters and over 400 delegates from 60+ countries across the globe. It is one of the largest and most sought out event focused mainly on small, medium and startups ICT units.
Fast emerging as one of the most effective platform for brining ICT buyers ......read more
Company will also demonstrate Workforce Optimization with HID Location Services
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018 – (S2-G16): HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, will unveil a new physical access solution tailored for SMB’s in the Middle East region and will showcase its innovative HID Location Services offering for workplace optimization at Intersec 2018 Booth Number S2-G16. The company will also feature its broad range of trusted identity offerings, including its latest embedded solution that facilitates integrating mobile access capabilities into ......read more
Over 40% more FTA HD channels in a year time
The HD dynamic trend goes beyond the Gulf countries to reach other regions, notably Levant and North Africa
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018: At CABSAT today, leading satellite operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) released new data about the TV channels it broadcasts from its 7/8° West video neighbourhood.
An expanding line-up of HD channels
The attraction of the region’s 7/8° West neighbourhood is driven by the growth of High Definition content now broadcast on 187 ......read more
Technology helping airports improve passenger experience
Airports need capabilities to tackle threats and risks
Gulf airports to handle 450 million passengers by 2020
Airport security market to be worth US$16 billion by 2024
Dubai, January 15, 2018: New technologies are changing the airport security landscape across the world. The constantly changing face of illegal migration trends, terrorism threats and transnational organised crime methodologies have made airports look at new methods and solutions to tackle these extraordinary security challenges and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 15, 2018: Established in 2007, French company 4MOD (For Media On Demand) develops remote controls featuring embedded state-of-the-art technologies, for the mass market. Multitouch functionality, e-ink display technology and wireless charging are carefully combined to deliver a smooth user experience. The company creates product differentiation through design and functionality. For the first time, 4MOD will showcase its smart, disruptive and augmented remote controls at the Creative France Pavilion at CASBAT (Dubai).
With expertise in a broad range ......read more
Capture the Essence of Who You Are with the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+
Dubai, UAE, 15 January 2018 — Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced its launch of the Galaxy A8 and A8+ in UAE, offering users a stylish design, practical everyday features, advanced camera capabilities, and much more. With the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+, you can capture the essence of who you truly are on a smartphone made to suit your unique lifestyle.
“The Galaxy A8 and A8+ bring our flagship design features to a classic smartphone series; in addition to the ......read more
EUROSTAR sets a gateway for leading global technologies in satellite entertainment, IoT and Wi-Fi solutions for residential and commercial properties, and telco operators in the Middle East.
DUBAI - January 14, 2018: EUROSTAR Group, the leading digital and consumer technology innovator in the Middle East, announced creation of a unified gateway of satellite, security and digital solutions in the region for the CABSAT 2018, the region’s largest platform for broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors.
EUROSTAR ......read more
E-Vision will highlight latest content aggregation and management solutions during the exhibition
DUBAI, UAE, 13 January 2018: E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, today confirmed its strong presence at CABSAT 2018 Middle East and Africa’s largest broadcast digital media and satellite expo being held during 14-16 January at Dubai World Trade Center.
With an extensive experience in the region in sourcing TV content for telcos, ISPs and pay TV operators in the MENA region, E-Vision is gearing up to meet business partners for potential collaboration in the ......read more
Samsung Smart TV security features optimized Samsung Knox technology recognized with Common Criteria and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certifications
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2018: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that its Smart TV security solution, inclusive of its Samsung Knox technology, has been recognized by global certification institutes. Samsung’s Smart TV is the first in the industry to receive the Common Criteria (CC) certification for three consecutive years, and its Checkout payment service is also certified by the Payment Card ......read more