Tagged : internet

28 Nov

Blair Levin: Broadband new table-stakes for a successful economy

by Anirudh Sharma

Indeed, being connected is the essential element in modern society, conferring broad social and economic benefits. And that connection is possible with high-speed, high-capacity broadband connections. Without broadband infrastructure and services, developing countries risk being left out from flourishing global digital economy. Qatar’s National Broadband Plan, scheduled to be launched at an international-level symposium on […]

08 Oct

The State of the Net in Qatar

by William Nestor

Northwestern University in Qatar’s third Media Industries Forum brings to lights a plethora of interesting and relevant research results regarding digital content, e-commerce, internet usage and sentiments towards speaking your mind online in Qatar. The results from various studies and surveys were discussed during the forum by many leading representatives in publishing, electronic media, digital […]

08 Jul

Our 25 top MENA and global ICT stories from Q2 2013

by Damian Radcliffe

The last three months have seen the publication of a number of detailed research reports looking at the ICT experience of users in the Middle East. These include: New data on MENA Internet usage, The publication of the 5th Arab Social Media Report, A report into Arab Media Use which demonstrated how social networks (and […]

18 Jun

e-Commerce, The Instagram Way

by Thamer Al Thani

e-Commerce is still in its infancy in the Gulf. Although thanks to efforts such as government commitment, retailer investment and – most importantly – a young population open to trying new technologies and innovations, this is changing. Barriers like payment security concerns faced by the countries in the region, including Qatar, had been hard to […]

07 Jun

Top 10 Tech Stories from May 2013

by Thamer Al Thani

We read the technology and Internet related news so that you don’t have to. This month’s list highlights the news that were the most eye-catching ones to us. We hope you enjoy these and don’t feel shy to share your views on what technology and internet related news caught your eye. Happy reading! 1. Yahoo […]