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Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

  • Netflix testing feature allowing platform to be controlled by eye movements

    Netflix and OSN partner in North African deal

    February 20, 2018 • General, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Netflix and OSN partner in North African deal

    Netflix, the SVOD giant, and Dubai-based pay-TV, OSN, announced on Tuesday 20 February 2018 that the companies will enter a partnership which will focus on both the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) markets. The deal is a first of its kind for the U.S....

  • Cisco. Appointment, Middle East, Africa, Vice President, Digital Transformation

    Cisco Appoints David Meads Vice President for MEA

    July 31, 2017 • General, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco Appoints David Meads Vice President for MEA

    Cisco today announced that David Meads has been appointed Vice President for its Middle East and Africa operations. In this newly created role, Meads will oversee the execution of Cisco’s strategy in these two regions, ensuring the technology leader...

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    Dotadvisors reveals appointment of Dr. Olaf Nielinger

    July 8, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Dotadvisors reveals appointment of Dr. Olaf Nielinger

    Dotadvisors has announced that Dr. Olaf Nielinger has joined the firm as a partner for Strategy, Regulation, Wholesale, B2B and Commercial.   Dotadvisors’ success is based on the power of knowledge and from using the possibilities of digital...

  • Payroll has become a career perfectly suited to young people with curiosity and mathematical capability.

    Youth Employment in Middle East and Africa receives a boost

    January 13, 2016 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Youth Employment in Middle East and Africa receives a boost

    To further promote youth employability in the Middle East and Africa, Microsoft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Udemy, a marketplace for online learning and teaching. The MoU commits the parties to share skills-based course offerings...

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    Cloud traffic in Middle East and Africa to quadruple by 2019

    January 12, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud traffic in Middle East and Africa to quadruple by 2019

    The fifth annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2014-2019) forecasts that Middle East and Africa (including South Africa) cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019. Additionally, by 2019, 83 percent of all MEA data center traffic will come from...

  • Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive Digital Transformation in Zimbabwe

    MasterCard reveals leadership shuffle

    November 4, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on MasterCard reveals leadership shuffle

    MasterCard has announced a series of Middle East and Africa leadership changes, effective January 1, 2016. Raghu Malhotra has been appointed president, Middle East and Africa, taking over from Michael Miebach, who will become chief product officer, based at...

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    Lenovo appoints Marc Godin to lead Middle East & Africa region

    September 14, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Lenovo appoints Marc Godin to lead Middle East & Africa region

    Lenovo has appointed Marc Godin as Vice President and General Manager MEA to lead the company’s business in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, effective immediately.  Marc succeeds Oliver Ebel who has moved to head up Lenovo’s smartphone business...

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    Dimension Data names new CEO for Middle East & Africa

    August 12, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data names new CEO for Middle East & Africa

    In a move aimed at accelerating Dimension Data’s five-year strategy to double its revenues, the Group has revealed the appointment of Grant Bodley as CEO Middle East & Africa (MEA). Derek Wilcocks, current CEO of Dimension Data MEA, and Sean Joubert,...

  • Middle East and Africa tablet market on the rise

    March 31, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Middle East and Africa tablet market on the rise

    The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market recorded a significant growth in the final quarter of 2014, with holiday purchases and aggressive end-of-year promotions spurring a particularly strong performance in the consumer segment. This is according to...

  • MTN and Cisco Launch IoT Services Throughout South Africa

    MTN partners with CNN International for Africa View

    February 12, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN partners with CNN International for Africa View

    MTN has revealed that it is now the commercial partner for CNN International’s multi-platform initiative ‘Africa View’, which tells the story of Africa’s diversity, dynamism and role on the global stage. Through its integrated television and digital...

  • Africa's smartphone market declines despite strong performance

    Smartphones make up 75% of GCC mobile market

    January 20, 2015 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Smartphones make up 75% of GCC mobile market

    According to the latest figures from the International Data Corporation (IDC), Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) shipments of 4G LTE handsets have increased more than four times over the last year and are now close to accounting for one half of all smartphones...

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    New mobile payment platform launches in Middle East

    December 3, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on New mobile payment platform launches in Middle East

    Arpu Plus has launched a new payment platform dubbed “T-Pay.” According to the company, it has already partnered with 19 mobile operators from 12 countries around the Middle East region in order to offer over 200 million mobile subscribers the...

  • IS & Etisalat to extend MPLS network in Africa

    November 27, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on IS & Etisalat to extend MPLS network in Africa

    Internet Solutions (IS) and Etisalat have signed a bilateral partnership agreement which will extend the reach of both companies’ Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network coverage across the Middle East Region and Africa. According to both companies,...

  • South Africa: Citrix appoints new country manager

    September 16, 2014 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Citrix appoints new country manager

    Citrix has revealed the appointment of Brendan Mc Aravey as Country Manager, South Africa. According to the company, Brendan brings extensive sales and leadership experience to Citrix, and will drive awareness of mobile workspaces, as customers continue to...

  • Age in no barrier to new technology

    Shrinking the size of the business world in the Middle East & Africa

    August 19, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Shrinking the size of the business world in the Middle East & Africa

    For the thousands of international and domestic businesses operating in Middle East and Africa (MEA), the region has moved from an emerging market to that of a high-growth market. Certainly from a telecoms perspective and according to new research from...

  • Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

    April 23, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

    Witnessing cyberthreats expanding and becoming more complicated each year, Kaspersky Lab pays special attention to sharing expertise. On April 20-24 within Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa held in Budapest, Hungary,...