How Do People In The Middle East Use Traditional v/s Online Media

Northwestern University in Qatar has released preliminary findings from a Pan-Arab survey showing that although web users in the Middle East support the freedom to express opinions online, they also believe the Internet should be more tightly regulated. Researchers surveyed 9,693 adults in eight Arab...
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Ooredoo Launches Qatar’s First 4G Network

Ooredoo today announced the official launch of its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, bringing the country’s fastest-ever Mobile Broadband experience to life. Ooredoo is launching the service on a phased basis, with 4G speeds initially available in Doha and the Sealine district, and plans are in...

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 to...
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Qtel Qatar Adopts Ooredoo as New Brand

At a major event in Qatar last night, leading communications company Qtel (Qatar Telecom) rebranded as Ooredoo. More than 2,000 people attended the event, which was broadcast live on Qatar TV. Attendees included government ministers, ambassadors, media professionals and customers of the company, which...
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Qatar Live Traffic Update Google Map

Qatar Gets Live Traffic Updates On Google Maps

Google has launched LIVE Traffic Updates on Maps for Qatar via mobile and web. This is a great feature, as  this information is scarce and most of us depend on our BBMs or social media networks like Twitter. To check out the traffic visit maps.google.com and click the traffic layer on the top right...
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Qatar Foundation Twitter and Facebook Accounts Hacked

Today morning around 09:30 am Qatar Time, an unidentified source has hacked Qatar Foundation’s Twitter and Facebook accounts. One of the tweets said ‘Syrian Electronic Army was Here’. Last year Al Jazeera and Ras Gas were victims of a cyber attack. The accounts as of this time are still...
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Arab Mobile

4.1 Million Mobile Subscribers in Qatar by 2022

The number of mobile subscribers in Qatar is expected to reach 4.1m by 2022 according to a report released by Global Investment House. The number of mobile subscribers grew by 2.6 percent in Qatar on a quarter-on- quarter basis in the third quarter of 2012. Qatar’s total mobile subscriber base has...
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BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is launched in Qatar

Doha, Qatar — 11 February 2013 – BlackBerry® hosted an exclusive VIP event in Doha last night in celebration of the BlackBerry® 10 platform and the recently launched BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone. The new BlackBerry Z10 is the first smartphone based on the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented...
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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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RIM to bounce back with Blackberry 10 launch

If at all there is a discussion about the mobile devices and platforms, iOS and Android seem to dominate the space . Nokia came out with the Lumia series, HTC with HTC Butterfly, however RIM has been working on an exciting device for a while now. RIM’s hard work seems to reflect now in the media....
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