Emirates has signed a new agreement with Thales to equip its 777X fleet with the “next generation broadband inflight connectivity” using Inmarsat GX global network.
Oman’s Ooredoo connects 77,000 homes with ‘super fast’ fibre broadbandOman-based telecom provider Ooredoo has provided 77,000 homes across the Muscat region with super fast fibre home broadband from the existing fast home broadband. 0 4696
Bahrain to host first RegTech MENA summit next week
As an expanding segment of the broader fintech universe, RegTech intersects regulation with innovation to revolutionise the financial services industry.
Technology is ‘key’ in Oman’s OMR4.4 billion oil and gas investment
Madhu G.N., Al Siraj Holding, believes investing this money in technology and cost efficient practices can give rise to new verticals in Oman.
Blockchain branded ‘overhyped’ by 47% of DIFC forum audience
According to the speakers, blockchain has many years before going mainstream, but it is a very promising technology across industries.
Omantel teams up with Ericsson to begin 5G testing in Oman
According to a company statement, “Omantel has started experimenting with 5G for the first time in the Sultanate in partnership with Ericsson MEA.”
Smart Dubai hosts workshop to help implement UAE’s AI strategy
“AI has become all the more important as an engine for nation-wide smart transformation following the launch of the UAE’s AI strategy,” said SDG’s CEO Wesam Lootah.
Dubai’s DIFC announces $100m fund for fintech startups
Essa Kazim, governor of the DIFC, said the fund would help to establish “start-up and growth-stage fintech firms looking for access to the MEASA (Middle East, Africa and South Asia) markets”.
Oman’s first ever electric vehicle charging station to be built by 2018
The Global EVRT team will launch these charging stations and engage with the local community to spread awareness on electric vehicles – a step that will play a major role in EV adoption in the Sultanate.
Oman’s ITA, NTF sign MoU to enhance training in IT sector
The purpose of the MoU is to establish a strategic relationship between the ITA and NTF to promote Omanisation and boost skill development activities in IT fields.
Oman strives for renewable energy independence by 2019
Oman’s experiment with new models in partnership with the private sector and its eagerness in adopting new technology could pave the way for large-scale renewable projects, Markus-Erich Strohmeier, chief executive officer of Siemens Oman.