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GCC telcos forecast to be among earliest adopters of 5G

The GSMA, a trade body that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide, has forecast that Gulf-based telecom operators will be among the first in the world to launch commercial 5G networks. The new study said that there will ...

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Secrecy surrounds $3.8bn Arab new media, entertainment venture

Talks expected to start soon in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain with investors Nabeel AlMoalimi, the project’s founder, has also signed a memorandum of understanding with Headline Communication Media Corporation to promote cooperation between the project and the ...

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Dubai Film Festival rolls out the red carpet to volunteers

With less than two months before the red carpet is rolled out for international and regional stars, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is inviting local volunteers to help run the emirate’s glittering annual gala this December. Registration has opened ...

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Dubai Holding says 're-evaluating' $20bn Jumeirah Central

Dubai Holding’s planned $ 20 billion mixed-use scheme, Jumeirah Central, is being sidelined while the developer works on other projects, it announced on Sunday. The Dubai real estate developer said in a statement it was “re-evaluating” plans for the huge ...

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Kendrick Lamar added to Abu Dhabi F1 line-up

Chart-topping rap star Kendrick Lamar has announced as the final act for Abu Dhabi’s eagerly-anticipated F1 weekend, Time Out reports.   The seven-time Grammy Award-winning performer, who has scored number one hit albums both in his native United States and the ...

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Dubai's Immensa set to launch 'school' for 3D printing

Dubai-based Immensa Technology Labs will soon launch the region’s first unaffiliated 3D printing “institute”, Immensa CEO Fahmi Al Shawwa said on Thursday. Speaking to Arabian Business, Al Shawwa said that the institute’s courses “will all be related to the application ...

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From Sharjah to the world: Arada CEO Ahmed Alkhoshaibi

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Basma Group and KBW Investments formed property joint venture Arada Developments in December last year. CEO Ahmed Alkhoshaibi talks about how the company will deliver its ambitious $ 6.5bn Sharjah project, before looking to expand ...

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DXB 'smart tunnel' set to go live by end-summer 2018

A new smart tunnel which is expected to reduce passport control procedures to just 15 seconds will be installed at Dubai International Airport by the end of next summer. In a tweet published on Thursday, Dubai Media Office said the ...

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EU SMEs can offer 'critical' technology to GCC

The European Union hopes that European small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can help the UAE and other countries in the GCC reach their aims of developing smart, sustainable cities, according to EU Trade Counsellor Tania Mielikki Sateri. Speaking at GITEX ...

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