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Post-revolution downturn takes toll on Telecom Egypt

Net income falls further than analysts had forecast; Voice, Internet revenue slip from earlier quarter;Company says some services disrupted by cable theft

August 15, 2011 3:41
Just a fling? Blackberry remains on top…but for how long?

Just a fling? Blackberry remains on top…but for how long?

Nokia's underrated staying power is highlighted in a recent research that has Jacqueline Gomes also thinking about whether Blackberry will be able to keep its momentum in the region.

July 25, 2011 11:27

Skype ban angers Lebanese

Moves to make popular internet calling tool illegal spark uproar.

June 16, 2010 3:32

MEA phone sales surge 30 percent

Smart phones approach 10 percent market share; Nokia is top manufacturer.

June 5, 2010 10:29

CompuME & i2 announce management buyout

Full buyout announced, plus tie up with Virgin Megastore.

June 1, 2010 2:33

Emirates now booking by mobile internet

Emirates Airlines customers now have the option of booking flights via mobile phone, reports Gulf News.

May 23, 2010 2:22
The revolution will not be televised

The revolution will not be televised

Iran is using technology to shut down growing protests against the regime, but anti-government forces are fighting back.

April 18, 2010 3:37
Mobile numbers

Mobile numbers

Consumers say they are reluctant to swap cell phone operators if they are not allowed to take their numbers with them.

March 7, 2010 6:37

Telcos call time on the recession

The UAE has more cellphone lines per person than anywhere else on Earth. No wonder the two phone operators have engaging plans for the future.

February 24, 2010 6:32
A great telephonic leapfrog… backwards

A great telephonic leapfrog… backwards

Telecoms operator du launched a new prepaid landline tariff today. The news may prompt many UAE residents to ask, ‘what’s a landline?’

February 3, 2010 3:32