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Mobile’s Hierarchy of Needs

The concept of ‘mobile first’ is no longer exclusive to technology-focused businesses and consumers, but is the default position for a growing number of internet users, who now consider smartphones and tablets essential to their daily lives.  In this report,  comScore examine and show key mobile behaviours that have propelled it to a primary platform, using 9 global markets (USA,…

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Level 3 Continues To Expand Its Network In Latin America

Global telecommunications provider Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) expanded its Latin American Internet Protocol (IP) and metro network to 26,000 kilometers in 2016. Main expansions took place in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru. The Company also upgraded its existing nodes and data centers throughout the region. Argentina: In 2016, Level 3 completed various expansions of its…

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BlackBerry Partners With A Leading Insurance Provider To Boost Enterprises’ Cybersecurity

It’s a truth most of us would just as soon forget. Technology trends such as enterprise mobil ity and the Internet of Things attracts not only the productivity minded, but those with darker motives. I’m talking about hacking, malware, data breaches, and more. Already, the annual cost of data breaches sits at somewhere around $400 billion, and could climb as…

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Mobile working and Cost Conundrum for Enterprises

How cutting costs could close doors Three in four workers within large organisations say that their employer tries to cut the cost of smartphone and table usage. But this isn’t a case of ‘take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves’. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Spending time trying to cut smartphone usage to…

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Apple iWork: Free office suite for Mac and iOS users

Apple’s office programs are now available to all users free of charge. The software package iWork, which consists of the word processing pages, the spreadsheet calculation Numbers and the presentation program Keynote, can be downloaded without further costs in the App Store. Also the music program GarageBand and the video editing program iMovie are available for free download for macOS…

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Ooredoo Unites Business Community In Support of SMEs

Uniting business owners from across the Sultanate, Ooredoo recently organised a B2B workshop for its official indirect partners to discuss the evolving needs of Oman’s SME sector. Held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat, the event, detailed a roadmap for the continued development of SMEs and new products and services to drive their growth. READ MORE: Ooredoo Oman launches PABX service Monther…

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Oman’s TRA announces mobile roaming rate cut

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that Omani citizens and residents roaming in the GCC countries will now enjoy reduced roaming prices for, SMS, and mobile data in addition to further reductions in voice calls prices. The new price caps are effective starting from the 1st of April 2016. This reduction comes under the initiative of cooperation between the…

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Optima Telekom gives away HRK 500 with new packages

All new and existing Optima Telekom users without a loyalty contract who sign up by 31 May for a new Optima package for 24 months will receive a HRK 500 gift card from Zagrebacka Banka. Customers also will automatically be entered in a competition to win furniture for the living room worth HRK 75,000, in cooperation with Dom I Dizajn…

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Prices for Mobile Internet in Moscow decrease for a two years in a row however mobile voice services record increase

The specific cost of mobile Internet in packet tariffs of Moscow operators for two years – from the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2017 – has decreased more than twice: from 0.13 to 0.06 rubles (for 1 MB of data) it was published in Vedomosti. During the same period, the average price for voice communications in…

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