FIBER optics cable

COMEX 2015 To Focus On Fiber Optics

Oman International Trade & Exhibition’s COMEX 2015 will focus this year, on new and emerging trends in the IT, telecommunications and technology space, one of these being fiber optics. Oman Fiber Optics (OFO), a leading manufacturer of fiber optics in the region, has signed up as the Platinum Sponsor....
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clean tech energy middle east

Clean Tech Market Growing In Middle East And North Africa

The growing renewable energy investment opportunity in countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is garnering attention by international investors who will be at January’s World Future Energy Summit (WFES) to explore project opportunities. Through Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy...
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Madar Orient

GCC Internet Penetration Rates On Growth Track

The internet penetration rates in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) will increase from 54.99% last year to 66.82 per cent by 2017, according to a new study revealed on Tuesday. The first ever Arab Knowledge Economy Report 2014 is a joint study done by Madar Research and Development and Orient Planet...
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Youtube Middle EAST

State of YouTube In The Middle East – An Infographic

Startappz, In collaboration with some of the best resources on YouTube videos in the Middle East, released an infographic explaining the state of YouTube content producers in the Middle East covering various countries and categories, such as Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, UAE, Saudi Arabia,...
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Solar Steam Energy OMAN

Middle East’s First Solar Steam Project Unveiled In Oman

By harnessing the sun’s energy with GlassPoint’s Enclosed Trough technology, the solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project produces a daily average of 50 tons of emissions-free steam that feeds directly into existing thermal EOR operations at Petroleum Development Oman's (PDO) Amal West field. The...

UAE And Qatar Move Ranks In The Global Network Readiness Index

The UAE and Qatar have moved five places up in the world of Network Readiness Index (NRI), according to a Global Information Technology Report by Insead, the leading international business school and the World Economic Forum. NRI, which is published annually, measures the preparedness of an economy...
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Facebook Cost of a Fan in Middle EAST

Cost of a Facebook Fan in the Middle East

A recent report by The Online Project gives an average cost of acquiring a fan on Facebook per industry in the Middle East. The report covers 11 countries in the Arab world, across eight industries: Telecoms, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Airlines, Electronics, Banking and Finance, and Public Figures.  The...
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iTunes Store launched in Middle East

Apple today announced the launch of the iTunes Store® in UAE, Qatar, Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa and 50 additional countries featuring an incredible selection of local and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels. The iTunes Store features local artists...
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Payment Gateways in Middle EAST

Payment Gateways in the Middle East

As e-Commerce sites continue to grow in the region, many online players are still looking for an affordable gateway to process payments. There are several successful e-Commerce companies in the region like Souq and MarkAVip, and an increasing number of entrepreneurs are launching online businesses. For...

Social Media and Entrepreneurship in Middle East

Dubai School of Government has released a study on Social Media and Entrepreneurship in Middle East. The study focuses on how is Social Media perceived among businesses in the region, its drawbacks and benefits and how are entrepreneurs using it. When entrepreneurs were asked what is the primary use...
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