Researches

The State of Broadband: Broadband Catalyzing Sustainable Development, Q3 2016 | ITU & UNESCO

According to the latest ITU estimates, there will be 3.5 billion people online by the end of 2016, but more than half the world’s population (about 3.9 billion people) will still be offline, and unable to connect regularly and there is much more effort is needed to ensure that the benefits of the Internet spread …

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State of Payments 2015 of e-commerce in the Middle East | PayFort

Payfort Annual Report of the State of Payments 2015 on the world explains the payments and eCommerce innovation in the Arab World. Commerce is the fastest growing sector covered in this report, and by 2020 it will be the one to beat in the airline sector to become the biggest. By then the report predicts that …

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Information Economy Report 2015 / UNCTAD

In the 2015 edition of UNCTAD’s Information Economy Report estimates Electronic commerce, examines opportunities & challenges faced by risk in developing countries that want to engage in electronic commerce (e-commerce) and shows in detail how information and communications technologies can be harnessed to support economic growth & sustainable development. The share of the Asia and …

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Digital Economy Outlook 2015 / OECD

According to OCED, The digital economy Outlook 2015  report shows that digital economy now breaks through countless aspects of a world economy, affect varied sectors as banking, retail, energy, publishing, transportation, education, media or health. Information & Communication Technologies are transforming the social interactions ways, and personal relationships are conducted with converging fixed, mobile and broadcast networks and …

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Internet Report 2015/ Internet Socity Global

The report of Internet Society Global focused on the mobile Internet for two reasons. First,as with mobile telephony, the mobile Internet doesn’t just liberate us from the constraints of a wired connection, but it offers hundreds of millions around the world their only, or primary, means of accessing the Internet. Second, the mobile Internet does not …

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Social Media in the Middle East 2015/ Damian Radcliffe

This report is the fourth one in a series of annual reports designed to capture some of the key developments in the world of social media within the Middle East during 2015. Interest in this field,which was first unlocked by the Arab Spring, continues to attract researchers, marketers, and businesses.

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The Mobile Economy in MENA 2016 | GSMA

In 2016, there were 339 million unique mobile subscribers in MENA region, presents 60% of the whole population. MENA Region fell behind Asia Pacific to become the second least penetrated region in the world, at the head of Sub-Saharan Africa (43%) but well behind the global with an average of 63%. Subscribers in MENA are …

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Economics of the Internet 2016 / GSMA

GSMA report about The Economics of the Internet 2016 builds on the overall size of the internet value chain was assessed, as good as the market structure, economics, and financial performance of its respective segments. New hardware leaders have also emerged: for example, Xiaomi became the third largest smartphone maker in the world in 2015, …

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ICT Facts and Figures 2016 | ITU

The ITU launches its’s report “ICT Facts and Figures” OF 2016 features, end-2016, estimates for key telecommunication/ICT indicators, the report includes mobile-cellular subscriptions, Internet use, fixed and mobile broadband services, home ICT access, and more. 2016 marks the year when the international community is embarking on the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) …

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Bahrain eGovernment Strategy 2016 Report/ bahrain.bh

In this connected world, it is essential for citizens, businesses, and society to interact with the government seamlessly, through channels that are accessible & easy to reach to all. With this thought in mind, the Kingdom of Bahrain developed its first eGovernment (eGov) strategy, covering the period of 2007-2010, with the aim to bring the …

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