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June 24, 2011

06:00 GMT

Kuwait Telecommunications Company VIVA launched a new service for students to receive their final results by SMS text message, on their mobile devices.

June 23, 2011

12:13 GMT
(press release)

Founders of leading Jordanian tech firms Jeeran converged in New York City with focus on highlighting fast growing opportunities in the online and interactive space in the Arab World.

Andrew Miller, Polycom President and CEO
11:20 GMT
(press release)

Polycom a global leader in unified communications (UC), was named the recipient of 2011 Microsoft Unified Communications Innovation Partner of the Year Award.

11:04 GMT

Equinox Egypt announced today it has achieved Cisco Gold Certification in Egypt.

New IXUS 115 HS lineup from Canon
10:27 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East today launches the IXUS 115 HS – a stylish and slim IXUS that effortlessly blends stand-out looks with great performance, even in low-light.

Hani El Assaad, SITA Regional Vice President Middle East and North Africa
10:14 GMT
(press release)

SITA announced the launch of SITA Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), the first of its air transport community cloud computing services.

Alaa AlShimy, new ESSN Director for Middle East, HP
10:03 GMT
(press release)

HP today announced that Alaa AlShimy has been appointed to the position of Enterprise, Storage, Servers and Networking (ESSN) Director for the Middle East, effective June 1st.

Children displaying their masterpieces at Cisco’s Giving Back Week
09:08 GMT
(press release)

From 1st-5th May 2011 Cisco employees took part in Giving Back Week, to support local charities within the UAE.

Sina Dadras, Marketing Communications Manager, Golden Systems Middle East
08:48 GMT
(press release)

Golden Systems Middle East together with NVIDIA and GIGABYTE announced their participation in GamesFest 2011 as the official sponsors of the PC Gaming Tournaments.

The new BL-Series LED monitor from BenQ
08:35 GMT
(press release)

BenQ, the world's leading expert in LED Monitors, has launched its latest range of BL-Series LED Monitors – a cost-effective and eco-friendly monitor for corporate users in the Middle East.

Nawaf Al-Shalani, General Manager Corporate Communication at STC, key executives from Samsung, other STC representatives, and members of the local press
08:07 GMT
(press release)

STC announced the launch of a strategic partnership with Samsung International following the signing of the agreement in January 2011.

Participants at the meeting
07:59 GMT

The 22nd meeting of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Post GCC Ministers concluded today at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.

Sam Alkharrat, Managing Director, SAP Middle East & North Africa
07:59 GMT
(press release)

Middle East business leaders have outlined the importance of IT innovation for their companies’ 2011 growth strategy.

The new GCC roaming rates will become effective starting July 1st, 2011
06:00 GMT

VIVA is introducing its new 2011 roaming rates for customers traveling to any GCC destination. The new rates will become effective starting July 1st, 2011.

June 22, 2011

The GALAXY S II Smartphone from Samsung
13:08 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics, a global leader in mobile devices, today announced the launch of its revolutionary Smartphone, the GALAXY S II.