CommsMEA Critical analysis for telecommunications executives

Egypt to increase internet penetration rate to 50% by 2016

Country is looking to add 500,000 new internet users by the end of this year

ARTP Senegal: mobile market grows 0.82% in second quarter

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Total number of active mobile users in the country exceeded 14.819 million

Huawei completes 100G upgrade to West Africa Cable System

WACS runs from South Africa to the UK, via Portugal

Alfa warns of a new vulnerability on Android devices

Vulnerability gives hackers full control of a phone by sending users an MMS

ICT to boost UAE digital transformation

ICT to boost UAE digital transformation

CommsMEA staff writer

UAE ranked 23rd in the World Economic Forum’s Network Readiness Index in GITR 2015

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ICT Fund offering 100 ICT scholarships to Emirati students

ICT Fund offering 100 ICT scholarships to Emirati students

Mark Sutton

UAE's ICT Fund to provide higher education scholarships under Betha Program

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IoT security and privacy must be built in, says OTA

IoT security and privacy must be built in, says OTA

Mark Sutton

Online Trust Alliance reveals draft of Internet of Things Trust Framework

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CITC and Huawei to collaborate on ICT education initiative

CITC and Huawei to collaborate on ICT education initiative

CommsMEA staff writer

Participation in Huawei internship program will prepare Saudi youth for ICT careers

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UAE TRA to join Broadband Commission for Digital Development

UAE TRA to join Broadband Commission for Digital Development

CommsMEA staff writer

Regulator will also participate in next gathering to be held on 26 September 2015.

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Broadcasters and telcos must share spectrum, says GSMA

Broadcasters and telcos must share spectrum, says GSMA

Roger Field

GSMA calls for UHF spectrum to be co-allocated for broadcast and mobile

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Nokia to change trading code to NOKIA

Nokia to change trading code to NOKIA

Stock symbol change recognises Nokia's 150th anniversary, says the company

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Ericsson plans to slash CO2 emissions

Ericsson plans to slash CO2 emissions

CommsMEA staff writer

Telecoms vendor vows to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% per employee by 2017

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GCC failing to tap the potential of LTE
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Joao Sousa comments how operators can improve the use of LTE in the region

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