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Egypt mobile phone subscriptions up 18 percent in 2011

Egypt mobile phone subscriptions up 18 percent in 2011

The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Egypt rose 18 percent to 83.43 million last year, shrugging off an economic crisis sparked by the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak, government figures showed on Thursday.

March 1, 2012 1:45
 
Corporate row cuts off 1.7M Indian mobile phone users

Corporate row cuts off 1.7M Indian mobile phone users

Row between Etisalat DB and Reliance Comms; Reliance says disconnected EDB due to non-payment of fees; EDB says had faced network disruption since Friday; EDB cits technical issue beyond its control

January 25, 2012 1:55
 
Gulf states eye 50 percent roaming rate cut within region

Gulf states eye 50 percent roaming rate cut within region

Gulf Arab states aim to cut mobile phone roaming charges by at least 50 percent within the region by Feb. 1, an official of the Gulf Cooperation Council said in a statement on Monday.

January 24, 2012 1:53
 

Mobily compensates its Blackberry subscribers with 3 days free of charge

Etihad Etisalat “Mobily” announced that it will compensate its blackberry users with an extended 3 days of blackberry service, free of charge, after a widespread blackberry service outage in the Middle East.

October 12, 2011 9:02
 
Are the deals in GITEX Shopper really worth it?

Are the deals in GITEX Shopper really worth it?

Eva Fernandes braves the far reaches of Dubai Airport Expo and the dreaded public mayhem of Gitex promotions and bargains to find out, are the discounts really worth it?

October 10, 2011 12:12
 
Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone

Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone

Kurdish region provides faster Internet, Facebook; No jamming there of mobile phone frequencies by military; Kurdistan saw investment much earlier than rest of Iraq

June 18, 2011 2:42
 
Gulf telcoms bet on data as growth ebbs

Gulf telcoms bet on data as growth ebbs

Telcos face numbers challenge as only a sixth of subscribers access data through handsets even as the UAE posts the highest mobile penetration in the world.

May 18, 2011 5:34
 
Region lacks original engaging apps, says Rauser

Region lacks original engaging apps, says Rauser

Localised, intelligent and relevant apps are badly needed in the region's mobile business. Prototype’s Alexander Rauser talks about what it takes to tap into the growing base of smartphone users.

May 16, 2011 4:39
 
Mobile TV rings in more profits, says study

Mobile TV rings in more profits, says study

As content sharing among mobile phone users increase, performance and better experience count more, according to Mobile Life.

March 29, 2011 3:44
 
Meetings are dead

Meetings are dead

But landlines and fax are just as obsolete, according to Kipp’s poll. Here are the business communication tools you can’t live without.

August 23, 2010 1:17
 
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