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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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UAE Leads The Tablet Usage In The Middle East

According to a report by Ooredoo New Horizon Research, only 8% of the youth in the Middle East use tablet and 32% say they want to start using one. UAE leads the tablet usage in the Middle East @ 35% followed by Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar. Surprisingly Saudi Arabia is not there in this list.   Inforgraphic...
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Where Is e-Commerce Heading To In The Middle East?

The Middle East represents a rich but surprisingly under served region in the field of e-commerce. Whilst the share of connected population rises across the region, lack of sufficient tools for digital payment hinders faster growth in electronic retail purchases. According to a report by yStat.com, B2C...
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Twitteratis Express Support For Labour Rights In Qatar

Photo by Richard Messenger, available under Creative Commons Aakash Jayaprakash, a researcher working on the Migrant Worker Welfare Initiative, has started an Twitter campaign to increase awareness about labour rights in Qatar. So far the support had been encouraging for Aakash who says that the “blame...
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UAE’s eCommerce Industry To Reach USD 10 Billion By 2018

The UAE is leading the e-commerce revolution in the Middle East with approximately five in 10 people shopping for goods and services on the internet, according to the latest research by MasterCard. The Online Shopping Behavior 2013 study, which included responses from 3,000 people, showed that 51 per...
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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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Qatari girls crowned TAQA GCC Hybrid-Electric Challenge champions

The all-girls team Gernas 114 from Qatar University has won the region’s first hybrid-electric car challenge held this weekend in Abu Dhabi. Sponsored by TAQA and hosted by the Petroleum Institute with support from Emirates Foundation for Youth Development, the event welcomed 120 students from 11 teams...
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Qatar’s Ooredoo Takes On Demand Content To Mobile

Ooredoo have launched a new service, Mozaic GO, which enables customers to stream on-demand films and series from the Mozaic library, and enjoy them on iPads anywhere in Qatar. Plans are also in place to make the service available on iPhones and other Smart devices in the near future. There is a growing...
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Overview of Qatar’s Digital Landscape

Qatar’s Digital landscape is growing at a phenomenal rate. 85% of households in Qatar are connected via broadband (gone up by 5% from 2010) . On average, a Qatar household owns three mobile phones, two computers and one smartphone. Check out the below infographic for the latest statistics and trends...
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Blackberry Apps Download Ratio Increased 5-6 Times In Qatar

Ooredoo’s innovative carrier billing service – which lets customers pay for BlackBerry apps via Ooredoo – has been a significant success since its launch earlier this year, according to the company. The number of applications downloaded from BlackBerry World App Store in Qatar has increased by...
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