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There is irony in the very title of the spot-on prediction made by Freedom House, which issued a comprehensive report: “The Struggle for Turkey's Internet.
September 15, 2014 - 22:10 GMT
Only a week after hosting the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Ankara struck back at criticism of government Internet policies with full force.

May 12, 2014

Huawei at LTEMENA 2014
11:20 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has proposed a roadmap for how telecom operators in the MENA region will be able to drive new revenue streams from LTE through additional solutions and services developed for local consumers.

06:29 GMT

EMC Corporation announced “The XtremIO $1Million Guarantee” for EMC XtremIO all-flash array customers.

May 11, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7
12:43 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled the highly anticipated Huawei Ascend P7.

During the event
06:27 GMT
(press release)

Ooredoo and the Leo Messi Foundation announced a series of new initiatives that will transform their ongoing mobile health clinic programme in Indonesia into a global force for better healthcare in the developing world.

The new system will save time and money and speed up completion of accident reports.
03:55 GMT

The programme will have electronic maps linked to satellites to determine accident sites and will allow the reconstruction of the accident scene.

May 8, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled the highly anticipated Huawei Ascend P7.

Trend Micro
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro Incorporated announced upgrades to Trend Micro Worry- Free Business Security, with version 9.0 to equip small businesses with enterprise-grade security capabilities.

Samsung Electronics
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Samsung is calling amateur chefs across the UAE to register for its brand new competition to be in with a chance of winning a host of prizes that will help launch one lucky person’s career path.

Etisalat Head Office
06:46 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation “Etisalat”, announced that it expects the closing of the acquisition of Vivendi’s 53% shareholding in Itissalat Al Maghrib (“Maroc Telecom”) to be completed on 14th May 2014.

May 7, 2014

During the event
10:50 GMT

Etisalat Group and Huawei have charted the evolution of emerging mobile and fixed broadband technologies likely to define the region’s telecommunications industry in the year ahead.

During the event
08:43 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, celebrated the launch of the latest smartphone and Gear 2 smart watches in the Jordanian market in a dedicated booth held at Taj Mall.

06:35 GMT

ASUS announced a full range of ASUS-branded motherboards powered by the brand new Intel Z97 Express and H97 Express chipsets, and including support for 4th, New 4th, and 5th-generation Intel Core processors.

Customers can choose primarily between Zain, the Iraqi arm of the Kuwaiti operator of the same name, Asiacell, which is majority-owned by Qatar Telecom, and Korek.
01:19 GMT

Iraq's cabinet announced Monday it has authorised mobile phone firms to use third-generation frequencies, after years of promises amid the frustrated pleas of cellular operators.

May 6, 2014

13:05 GMT

Beecell, the leading company of mobile value added services, announced launching BBC news services in Mauritania in cooperation with the mobile operator Mauritel.

Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets
09:22 GMT
(press release)

EastNets is offering new features for its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solution as a service in SaaS mode, to financial institutions (FIs).