UAE's Fast Telecom to offer BlackBerry products in Middle East

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) recently signed a distribution agreement that allows UAE-based Fast Telecom to offer BlackBerry devices to customers in the Middle East region. BBRY and its partnership with Fast Telecom means residents in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco will have access to BlackBerry products. Read More »

3W Networks to provide telecom integrator services for Qatar water management project

A leading engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance contractor in Qatar has named 3W Networks as telecom and security systems integrator for an industrial water management project in Ras Laffan Industrial City.The purpose of the project is to increase the reuse of wastewater by treating the water from the sulphur recovery units (SRUs), boiler blow downs and sewer. Read More »

Batelco teleport services in Bahrain recognized by World Teleport Association

Bahrain-based Batelco has provided a fully furnished teleport to Bahrain as part of its commitment to provide top quality teleport services to satellite and VSAT operators and putting the country on the map globally when it comes to satellite operations. Batelco was recently welcomed as an Industry Patron Member by the World Teleport Association due to the company’s achievements. Read More »

Saudi Arabia, New Zealand create bilateral business council

Saudi-New Zealand business relations recently received a boost when the Council of Saudi Chambers and New Zealand Middle East Business Council signed a memorandum of understanding to create a Saudi-New Zealand Business Council. The initiative is expected to enhance bilateral trade relations. The Saudi-New Zealand joint council will meet regularly in Riyadh and Wellington. Read More »

Properties are now available in Dubai Land, Business Bay, and Dubai Sports City

Asteco-Haxxon has listed a two-bedroom apartment in Dubai Land’s Skycourts Towers complex for $258,639. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, which will be available in early 2017, offers 1,290 square feet of living space and a balcony that has a private Jacuzzi. The apartment also has built-in wardrobes and central air conditioning. Read More »

OIFC, Ooredoo sign debt recovery deal in Oman

Oman Investment and Finance Co. (OIFC) and Ooredoo recently agreed to collaborate in debt collection services, building on a previous contract and the convenience afforded by OIFC branches and bill payment machines throughout Oman. By combining their resources, the two companies can increase convenience for customers who now will be able to pay bills at any of OIFC’s 45 branches.. Read More »

Cityscape Qatar 2016 to offer over 90 real estate exhibitors

Cityscape Qatar 2016, the nation's premier real estate event slated for April 26-28 at Doha’s Exhibition and Convention Center, will be offering attendees more than 90 prime exhibitors. The fifth annual event strives to connect investors and buyers, closing any gaps in the residential, commercial and mixed-use markets as Qatar continues its pattern of developmental growth. Read More »

Aluminium Bahrain demonstrates its corporate citizenship

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) showed its dedication to corporate citizenship by supporting the recent Bahrain International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award 2016 organized by the Bahrain CSR Society. “Alba believes in its responsibility towards the community in which its operates and as an active corporate citizen,” Alba Chief Financial Officer Ali Al Baqali said. Read More »

UAE delegation participates in Joint Annual Meeting of Arab Financial Institutions

The UAE participated in half a dozen sessions during the recent Joint Annual Meeting of Arab Financial Institutions in Bahrain. The UAE was represented by a delegation led by Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, who was accompanied by UAE Central Bank Governor Mubarak Rashid Khamis Al Mansouri and Ministry of Finance Undersecretary Younis Haji Al Khoori. Read More »