Shaping the future of digital payment in the Gulf region. Join the biggest stage for the most unique payments agenda. We are excited to announce that ePay GCC will return for its 4th edition on the 1st November 2022 in Dubai. Once again, delivering unparalleled discussions led by the most senior leaders in the industry today, including our unrivalled annual C-Suite panel sessions, […]
Honestly, I wasn’t sure I was the right person for this interview. The article we had in mind was about a successful female banking executive in what is generally still perceived as an old boy’s club. A triumph of gender balance against the odds. Punching a hole through the glass ceiling. A woman who flew […]
UAE’s du hoped that digital fasting would help to instill self-reflection during Ramadan. Not too long ago, one of the highest profile companies in the United Arab Emirates conducted an experiment during Ramadan. The company was Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) and the experiment was to create a ‘technology fast’ within the Islamic practice of […]
Ah, the charms of the legacy western propaganda machine. Generations of us are indoctrinated with the insidious, perfidious nature of China’s goal of world domination. Hmmm, it would be nice if we just embraced the truth of what China can offer the world rather than being forced into a mindset about which another economy suffers […]
We often think of blockchain technology as the hidden power behind cryptocurrency transactions. But what if I told you that these secured networks also support some of our most cutting-edge technologies? eSIMs, electronic SIM cards, can now be powered by a decentralized blockchain system. The future of mobile technology is eSIMs supported by blockchains. These […]
With its promise to bring forth endless opportunities in social connections, mobility, and intertwining the physical world with the virtual one, the metaverse will open new economic ventures of all scales, and city is riding the wave towards its next technological advancements with the Dubai Metaverse Strategy. The City of Gold announced plans to work […]
Like their global peers, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region face challenging decisions in their digital transformation journeys. Investments in spectrum, networks, and applications must be offset by future operational savings and increased pressure to identify new revenue opportunities aggressively. As 5G rollouts expand and consumers and businesses eagerly await […]
2022 has been a tumultuous year for the telecom industry. Nevertheless, some companies managed to keep their heads above water and then some. The previous 25 years have seen a revolution in telecommunications, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region wasn’t one to sit on the sidelines. Despite certain countries’ reforms being cosmetic, […]
The world has seen technology infiltrate almost every sector the world has known, and the financial industry is no different. Traditional banking was getting the job done, and it almost felt like this was how things would be forever. Yet, innovation strikes, and the world is introduced to eclectic solutions to problems consumers never considered, […]
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