GCC

GCC mobile phone market at five-year low
IDC figures show 2018 mobile phone shipments reached lowest level since 2013.
UAE leads Middle East in AI adoption - new report
The United Arab Emirates is first in the region for adopting artificial intelligence technologies. So where do things go from here?
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is coming to the Gulf
The tech legend is set to speak at an event in Bahrain in February.
GCC smartphone demand up
IDC says shipments of smartphones to the countries of the Gulf are up for first time in more than 18 months.
In depth: The growing digital danger in the Gulf
Data security continues to be a pressing issue in the region, with many firms struggling to understand the threats and how best to safeguard against them.
Why the GCC needs to balance research with multi-billion labs investment
Investments by GCC countries in state-of-the-art labs, university buildings, and research facilities are set to reach more than US$38 billion by 2030.
5G myths must be dispelled if technology is to grow - new survey
Global demand for mobile data transmissions to grow by 40% year-on-year as 5G technology remains hot trend in the GCC, claims Bain & Company.
VIVA Bahrain expands footprints in London and Frankfurt
The move will help the Bahrain-based telco better serce GCC business customers.