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Madison’s Thoughts About Video Content In MENA

Video content in the region is on a boom. Many brands like to interact with their clients by producing quality video content.We caught up with the founders of Madison.ae a creative content agency to get their thoughts on state of Video content in MENA. What is Video Content to you? "According to...
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The State Of Video Content In MENA By Digital Ape

Video content in MENA is on a boom. YouTube is a classic example. Some interesting stats: - Two hours of content is uploaded on YouTube every minute the region Videos are viewed 260 million times a day in the region. We met Paul Kelly who is the Co-Founder & Creative Director of Digital...
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Attitudes And Behaviors Of MENA Internet Users

The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) has launched the key findings of a major new study into the attitudes and behaviors of Internet users in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The research, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the region, was launched...
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One On One With Jaguar Land Rover MENA

It is no surprise that the sales of the luxury vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover Middle East and North Africa achieved an all time sales record in March as MENA became its 3rd fastest growing region in the world and its 5th largest market. Afterall, the brand was presented the highly acclaimed...
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MENA Youth – Digital Attitude And Aspirations

An Ooredoo survey of digital attitudes & aspirations of over 10,500 young MENA youth across 17 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The research looks at the pivotal role that the evolution of digital technology and connectivity has in the lives of youth in this region. The results highlight...
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Two-Thirds Of The Developing World Will Be Internet Users by 2014​

According to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union report, globally, Internet users are expected to hit 3 billion by the end of 2014, which accounts for about 40 ​%​ of the world’s population. Among those users, over three quarters are from developed countries while two-thirds...
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Do You Leave Home Without Your Smartphone?

According to a recent research conducted by Frootapps 60% of users in the MENA region check their phones more than once in a day. Smartphones are shifting to be pocketable personal computers rather than just only cell phones, leading most of us to spend a ton of time on our mobile devices. The research...
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Wind Power

Middle East And North Africa Bullish On Wind Power

Creative Commons/Kevin Dooley The authors of the MENA Renewables Status Report analyze renewable energy markets, industry, policy and investment trends, concluding that the region’s sustainable energy market has grown considerably in the last decade, due largely to its extensive renewable energy resources. According...
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Renewable Energy Sources Used For Electricity Production In Middle East And North Africa

Creative Commons “Wind Power” by Timothy Tolle The MENA region is one of the few regions in the world where renewable energy investment seems to be weathering the global economic crisis. New investment in renewables in the region totaled USD 2.9 billion in 2012, an increase of almost 40% over 2011...
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Launch Of The Startup Stock Exchange – An Opportunity For The Middle East

Last year in July we had met Ian Heat who was building on an idea of having a global equity exchange to trade on Start-ups. An year later the idea has become a reality. Even startups from Middle East can get listed on the exchange. On June 10, 2013, the Startup Stock Exchange (SSX) will open its marketplace...
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