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Du has signed an agreement with the Dubai Municipality to provide wifi services in its main office, along with several parks and beaches, including Jumeirah Beaches 1, 2 and 3

Du signs Dubai smart city deals Subscription

13 October 2014 | By

Telecoms operator to provide public wireless access across city

Percentage of infected computers

The continued challenge of keeping assets secure Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

More money is being spent on protecting the region’s industrial plants

Parking in Dubai

Dubai developing 22 smart city initiatives Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

Emirate’s Smart City programme cover traffic control, smart parking and public transport services

Private sector lending in Qatar picks up speed

Qatar adding fibre into every home Subscription

9 September 2014 | By

Broadband project into every home continues

Global annual smart city investment

Integration key to smart city vision Subscription

24 August 2014 | By

Governments across the region are looking to technology to further integrate city infrastructure, from transport to security, to enhance the quality of life for their citizens

Mobile data traffic

Drivers of the data age Subscription

24 August 2014 | By

Smartphone technology has transformed the way people communicate and access goods and services. Telecoms operators are spending heavily to make sure infrastructure is up to the task

Smart cities

Smart cities: Raising the quality of life

24 August 2014

The rolling out of smart cities in the Middle East is being used to atrract and keep high calibre residents

Gulf Capital SME Awards

UAE small business finalists announced Subscription

20 August 2014

Finalists enjoyed a combined turnover of AED1.6bn and an average growth rate of 134 per cent in 2013

Qatar Science & Technology Park Subscription

5 June 2014

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) was set up by the Qatar Foundation in 2009 to facilitate the research and development of technology

GCC companies likely to continue being targets for cyber attacks Subscription

28 May 2014 | By

Hackers could target companies handling financial instruments

ABB company wins Iraq electricity contract Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

Technology firm will provide software to upgrade Iraq’s electricity network

Siemens-led consortium wins Egypt control centre deal Subscription

12 March 2014 | By

The centres will control distribution networks in remote areas

Atiya: The region is a greenfield opportunity for Siemens

Integrating transport networks Subscription

4 March 2014 | By

Gulf countries need to interlink their new transport systems to attract more passengers and reduce traffic congestion, says Sami Atiya, head of Siemens’ mobility and logistics division

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Companies

Alstom Subscription

Alstom from France provides power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure technologies and solutions

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Westinghouse Subscription

Westinghouse was established in 1886 in New York, the company offers services in plant design and services in the nuclear electric power industry

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People

Keither Fenner

Keith Fenner Subscription

10 September 2014

Keith Fenner is senior vice president, sales, Sage ERP Africa and head of Sage Middle East

Rafiah Ibrahim Subscription

12 July 2014

Rafiah Ibrahim is president and head of region Middle East and North East Africa at Ericsson

Sebastien Pavie Subscription

6 July 2014

Sebastien Pavie is regional sales director, MEA, SafeNet

Taj Elkhayat Subscription

6 July 2014

Taj Elkhayat is managing director, Middle East, Turkey, North, West and Central Africa at Riverbed Technology

Ahmed ElShrif Subscription

6 July 2014

Ahmed ElShrif is director Middle East for Kronos

Nader Baghdadi Subscription

6 July 2014

Nader Baghdadi is regional director, Middle East & North Africa, Ruckus Wireless

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Profiling investment opportunities in the infrastructure, real estate, housing, tourism, power, petrochemicals, financial services & retail sectors. www.investegyptforum.com

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