Middle East

From the mag: forging a (female) future
Dubai telco du’s parent company EITC has formed the first Women’s Council for the ICT industry in the Middle East. Noora Al Mansoori says it’s long overdue – and it’s just the beginning as more women in the region go into ICT careers.
Etisalat, du asked to halt pay-per-use data plans in UAE
The move by the UAE's TRA comes after it slashed the cost of cancelling mobile phone contracts.
From the mag: how Kuwait’s B. Online is forging a better – and more accessible – future by harnessing the present and the past
Almost 30 years is a long time for any company to be in business. But for Kuwait’s B. Online, it means they’re one of the oldest Internet providers in the Middle East. But the company has not just survived, but thrived over that time – and now, as CEO Dina Al-Essa explains, it’s prepared for even greater success.
Chinese gaming giant Tencent to base Middle East HQ in Dubai Internet City
New regional HQ will promote development of local gaming sector and attract top developers to the region.