Tech & Communications

Ooredoo’s recently awarded Myanmar license credit neutral, says Fitch

by  — 2 July 2013

Fitch Ratings says that Ooredoo's (A+/Stable) newly awarded Myanmar's license should have no impact on its rating. read more ›

Blackberry’s Enterprise Service 10 now on iOS and Android

by  — 1 July 2013

BlackBerry announced the availability of a new security solution that separates work and personal apps and data on iOS and Android devices.  read more ›

Ooredoo wins foreign operators license in Myanmar

by  — 27 June 2013

Ooredoo has won one of the two licences made available to foreign operators in the recent Myanmar government bid process. read more ›

Ooredoo withdraws offer for Maroc Telecom

by  — 16 June 2013

Ooredoo (Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C.) announced that it has withdrawn its offer to acquire Vivendi’s 53% shareholding in Maroc Telecom Group. read more ›


The fight to protect Qatar’s borders in cyberspace

by  — 11 June 2013

Qatar’s increasingly prominent role in the world and its involvement in regional politics has made it a mark for its detractors. Targeted financial crimes and cyber espionage are all on the rise around the world. The growing private sector has become just as important as state secrets and needs to be protected. But what are the challenges organisations in Qatar face in securing their systems? read more ›

Server virtualisation, an emerging trend in the market, is making data centre architects in Qatar rethink their current designs.

Ethernet fabrics essential for virtualisation in business

by  — 14 May 2013

The growing popularity of ethernet fabric amongst IT managers in Qatar will help drive virtualisation in companies says Nimer Ghazal, the country manager for Brocade Communications. read more ›

Qatar Foundation Endowment buys 5% stake in Bharti Airtel

by  — 5 May 2013

QFE has entered into a binding agreement to purchase an issuance of 5 percent of new shares from Bharti Airtel read more ›

New traffic surveillance system launched in Qatar

by  — 28 April 2013

The Ministry of Interior recently launched a new traffic surveillance system for intersections that will be controlled from the National Command Centre (NCC). read more ›

Surviving a social media crisis

by  — 20 April 2013

Rishi Saha, a Gulf based digital communications expert provides five steps to think about when managing an online crisis. read more ›

Solar drive should propel Qatar up energy index

by  — 19 April 2013

Huge investment in solar power is expected to boost Doha’s standings as Qatar looks to clean up and diversify its energy system. read more ›

Connecting Arabs to the world

by  — 16 April 2013

It has been a few busy years for Ahmed Mekky, the founder and CEO of Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a company that deploys and manages a network of cables that runs beneath seas and oceans and across land, transmitting telecommunication signals around the globe.  read more ›

A new era in broadband for Qatar

by  — 16 April 2013

Hassan Asif, who attended the Broadband MEA conference in Dubai recently takes a look at the impact broadband rollout will have on customer service. read more ›

Empowering Qatar’s SMEs using cloud technology

by  — 8 April 2013

Leveraging technologies like the cloud could help small and medium businesses in Qatar increase their potential for growth into other markets, says Göksel Topbas, a Microsoft expert.  read more ›

Ooredoo and the power of ‘Q’

by  — 8 April 2013

With one of Qatar’s biggest and most recognised companies – Qtel - now rebranded to Ooredoo, The Edge columnist Kamahl Santamaria wonders if dropping the ‘Q’ is the right long-term strategy. read more ›

97 percent of Middle East & Africa organisations still consider print as the most important medium

by  — 2 April 2013

According to a recent study 97 percent of organisations in the Middle East and Africa still consider print a vital part of their business. read more ›


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