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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.

July 23, 2014

SAMENA Telecommunications Council
08:43 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA propose that administrations pursue all necessary efforts in making the 1452-1492 MHz band available for SDL in timely manner to allow the mobile network operators to offer innovative mobile broadband services in the MENA region.

Kaspersky Lab
08:03 GMT
(press release)

Summer is in full bloom and that means many people will be heading off for some well-deserved vacations.

ASUS
07:45 GMT

ASUS Middle East announced Maximus VII Formula and Maximus VII Formula/Watch Dogs, Z97 chipset-based ATX gaming motherboards ready for the latest 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation Intel Core processors.

Huawei
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei today announced its operating performance for the first half of 2014.

July 22, 2014

Egypt is finalising the details of a long-awaited unified licence which will allow firms to offer both mobile and landline telecommunications.
16:22 GMT

Vodafone Egypt, which is also 45 per cent owned by fixed-line telecoms firm Telecom Egypt, is the leading communications player by customer numbers in the country of 86 million.

July 21, 2014

A full rundown of this year’s newest crop of tablets ensures that you pick one that surpises and delights!
14:57 GMT
(press release)

With Eid fast approaching, many shoppers will be buying gifts for their nearest and dearest. If you are stumped about what to get for your tech-savvy friends and relatives, try this handy guide.

“Our experience in markets across Middle East, Africa and Asia will truly complement Maroc Telecom’s deep expertise in their home market and in other markets in Africa”
06:45 GMT
(press release)

First half 2014 revenue increased to AED 22.5 billion.

Connected Cars
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab and IAB, Spain’s leading marketing and digital media company, announce the launch of the First Annual Connected Cars Study, a pioneering piece of research.

Robert Kaloustian, vice president, worldwide technical services at CommVault
05:25 GMT
(press release)

CommVault today announced the launch of two new service offerings designed to help enterprises accelerate time to value and drive greater business efficiencies from their data management environments.

ASUS
05:25 GMT

ASUS Middle East today announced H97-Pro Gamer, a new ATX motherboard that speeds up gamers’ fun with 10Gibt/s M.2 and SATA Express connectivity, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and exclusive GameFirst ll networking technology.

July 20, 2014

Dubai One will be re-launched on Sunday September 14, according to the statement on the DMI website.
15:23 GMT

Dubai One, the Dubai government-owned English-language television channel, confirmed on Friday it is no longer producing content locally.

Mr Alex Deng, chairman of Huawei Corporate Sustainable Development Committee
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, plans to support its global supply chain to go ‘green’, making its end-to-end operations more environmentally sustainable.

Microsoft
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft devices has introduced exclusive Ramadan content for the users of Lumia and Nokia X range.

From the A3 launch event
08:08 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics in cooperation with The National Office System Co., the official distributor for Samsung’s A3 printers in Jordan, announced the launch of the multifunction MultiXpress series for enterprises in Jordan.

July 17, 2014

The energy-rich country on the eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula announced plans Wednesday to send the first unmanned Arab spaceship to Mars in 2021.
04:55 GMT

Having scaled the heights of Earth with the world's tallest tower, the United Arab Emirates is now aiming for the stars, or just a little bit closer, with an ambitious trip to Mar