Qatar has laid out an ambitious plan for the country's broadband market. From greater competition to 1Gbps for schools to fibre for the World Cup stadiums, Qatari broadband will be getting a makeover in the next few years.
News from Dubai on the growth and development of IT and telecoms in the Middle East.
This week saw the first residents join the Greek Campus as the Egyptian capital seeks to build the heart of a new IT ecosystem.
A plan to blanket Dubai with wi-fi and introduce smart systems to underpin education, healthcare and other public services is getting underway.
While the mobile market is undergoing one of its biggest shake-ups in years, the Middle East's population mix provides a strong market for two of hardware's former top dogs.
In the United Arab Emirates, the mobile market is in flux, with Android on the rise and iOS slipping.
A recent price hike in the UAE shows how the illusion of choice in which telco to use is just that. But things could be about to change.
While web threats may not have been high on the agenda for the region's businesses, a series of high-profile security incidents looks like it could be about to change all that.
In the United Arab Emirates, Nokia still holds sway over the market with an OS it abandoned years ago and a three-year-old feature phone.
The telecoms landscape in the Middle East is shifting, as states look to pastures new to ease their reliance on oil revenues.
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