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    Optimus and Huawei to Host Their Next Channel Partners Meet in BahrainNovember 26, 2014

    The Leading Value Added Distributors of Telecommunications and ICT solutions Optimus Technology and Telecom will be teaming up with Huawei on 25th and 26th November 2014 to host their touring channel partner’s meet at the Elite Grande Hotel in Bahrain.


    The meet aims at educating partners on recent developments of the brand and a focus on their line of Unified Communications,"...

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    Thuraya and Dubai Police Launch Thuraya SOS ServiceNovember 23, 2014

    Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator and the Dubai Police today announced the launch of the Thuraya SOS service. With immediate effect, Thuraya XT users in the region can send a pre-programmed SMS with their GPS coordinates to the Dubai Police in times of distress or emergency. The service is crucial for users who are lost or require emergency care when in remote areas such as the desert or at sea with limited or no connectivity.


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    GSMA Introduces Code of Conduct for Mobile Money ProvidersNovember 6, 2014

    The GSMA today launched a Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers, outlining a series of common business principles to enable the development of safe and responsible digital financial services. The first mobile network operators (MNOs) to endorse the Code are Airtel, Avea, Axiata, Etisalat, Millicom, MTN, Ooredoo, Orange, Telenor, Vodafone and Zain. Together, these MNO groups represent 82 mobile money deployments operating in 51 countries.


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    Airtel Africa launches Thuraya satellite services in 12 countriesNovember 3, 2014

    Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, and Airtel Africa, today announced the commercial launch of Thuraya’s mobile satellite products and services across 12 countries in Africa. Thuraya’s satellite phones and IP+ broadband terminals can now be purchased by Airtel’s customers through the company’s Africa subsidiaries in the Congo B, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya and Zambia. Airtel"...

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    ‘Ericsson to encourage more Jordanian women to join ICT sector’October 29, 2014

    Ericsson recently announced that it will cooperate with several universities in Jordan to raise awareness on the importance of increasing the number of women working in the ICT sector.


    “It is very important to work on highlighting potential jobs for women in the ICT sector, especially since the percentage of females working in the sector is modest in several countries in the Middle East,” Fida Kibbi, vice president and head of communications at at Ericsson Region MEA, told The Jordan Times in a recent interview.

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