Seismic Shift In Middle East and Africa Online Ad Spend

Once viewed as the sole preserve of large organizations with significant resources and large addressable markets, the world of advertising is undergoing a seismic shift across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Internet advertising is playing a key role in this transformation, with IDC forecasting a...
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Middle East Mobile Marketing Stats Q2 2014

Mobile marketing statistics & growth for Q2 2014 seem upbeat and on a strong growth curve. With 4.55 Billion people globally owning a mobile phone and of which 1.75 Billion of them being smartphones, the user base and size of the market is massive. In 16 countries, smartphones are now in majority...
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Infographic: The Growth Of Mobile Donations In ‪Egypt‬

The proliferation of mobile phone usage in Africa and the Middle East has created great opportunities for positive social change. NGOs and charities are capitalizing on use of mobile phones and mobile devices in the developing world to overcome previous logistical barriers, allowing them to maximize...
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The State Of The Fixed, Mobile, And Data Telecommunications Market In The UAE

As part of the ongoing strategy of the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) to monitor and report on the trends and developments within the UAE telecommunications sector, the TRA has published its fifth ‘Annual Sector Review’. The report summaries the state of the fixed, mobile, and...
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How PayTabs Aims At Boosting eCommerce In The MENA Region

PayTabs, a company co-owned by Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (Wa’ed), aims to revolutionize eCommerce in the region that is evolving to be a significant contributor to economic growth. The company is all set to launch its payment processing solutions in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the rest...
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Infographic: Middle East Digital Digest Q2/2014 Summary

The below infographic has been provided by The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT Qatar) as a follow up to the previously issued its Q2/2014 Oct  market intelligence reports which highlight how digital is being adopted in the region and globally.  
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Latest Statistics And Trends Of Social Media Users In The Middle East

Web design and development agency, Go-Gulf produced the following YouTube video in which they share the latest statistics and trends of social media users in the Middle East region. The only advise we can give you is, make sure you mute the sound as the music sort of kills the excitement of the data...
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Saudi Arabia Ecommerce Market Share To Hit USD $13.3 Billion In 2015

Design company Pixheart published the below infographic about e-commerce in the Saudi market. The following is a brief summary of what can be derived: Cash On Delivery is the dominant payment method, Online retail is expected to account for up to 8% of Saudi Arabia’s total retail market in...
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Most Popular Brands On Social Media During Ramadan 2014

Meltwater, an online news and social media monitoring and analysis service which tracks billions of global online news and social media sources to extract data insights, analyzed the most mentioned brands in the GCC on social media during the Holy month of Ramadan 2014. The analysis was carried out...
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Eid Al-Fitr Celebration On Twitter

With Ramadan ending, Muslims around the world celebrated #Eid Al-Fitr and went to Twitter to wish their friends and family #EidMubarak During the month of #Ramadan, there were more than 215 million Tweets discussing topics such as #iftar, #suhour, and #prayers. To display an Eid icon in your Tweet,...
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