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Healthcare providers in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$2.78 billion on IT in 2016, says Gartner

Jun 27, 16:10

Healthcare providers in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$2.78 billion on IT products and services in 2016, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending by healthcare...

Middle East and Africa PC market suffers steepest ever decline in shipments in 4Q15, says IDC

Mar 29, 15:43

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market suffered a 28.7% on-year slump in shipments in the final quarter of 2015, according to the latest insights from IDC. Shipments fell for...

EMEA x86 server spending grows 5% on year in 4Q15, says IDC

Mar 24, 15:36

As reported in IDC's EMEA Server Tracker, in the fourth quarter of 2015 the EMEA server market continued to show moderate growth, reporting US$3.9 billion in vendor revenues and 625,000...

EMEA external storage market continues to decline in 4Q15 but all-flash adoption soars, says IDC

Mar 21, 16:02

The total EMEA external storage systems value fell 7.5% on year to US$2.08 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to IDC's EMEA Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker. For...

Public cloud services in Middle East and North Africa to reach US$864.2 million in 2016, says Gartner

Mar 8, 15:47

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to grow 18.1% in 2016 to total US$864.2 million, up from an estimated US$731.6 million...

EMEA PC market contracted by 18.2%, says IDC

Jan 27, 14:04

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 20.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, an 18.2% decrease on year, according to IDC. After a strong shipment...

Asustek eyes 30 million smartphone shipments in 2016; to push shipments in India, Brazil, Russia and Africa

Jan 25, 21:45

Asustek Computer is aiming to ship 30 million smartphones in 2016 and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor. To achieve the goal, India, Brazil, Russia and Africa will become...

Public cloud services in the Middle East and North Africa to reach US$880 million in 2016, says Gartner

Dec 15, 15:15

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to grow to 19.3% in 2016 to total US$880 million, up from an estimated US$737 million...

Light vehicle and medium/heavy commercial vehicle markets expected to almost double in Africa by 2027, says IHS

Oct 21, 15:37

In Africa, demand for new light vehicles (Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of up to six tons) has consistently reached more than 1.6 million units since 2012 and is forecast to grow to...

EMEA PC shipments see another quarter of decline, says IDC

Oct 20, 15:55

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 18.4 million units in the third quarter of 2015, posting a 23% decline on year, according to IDC. The market was...

Governments in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$11.4 billion on IT in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 30, 14:59

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$11.4 billion on IT products and services in 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal services,...

Middle East and Africa tablet market posts flat growth but 2-in-1 devices gain in popularity, said IDC

Sep 15, 16:18

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market (which includes 2-in-1 devices) posted flat growth of 0.3% on year in the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures released...

EMEA thin client market shrinks to 5 year low, says IDC

Sep 11, 16:03

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) thin client market faced its third consecutive quarter of negative growth in the second quarter of 2015, reaching the lowest volume in five...

Middle East and Africa smartphone market to top 155 million units in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 13, 21:14

Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone shipments are set to total 155 million units in 2015 after increasing 66% on year to more than 36 million units the first quarter of the year,...

High inventory levels signal further declines for MEA PC market, says IDC

Jun 15, 15:42

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market suffered an on-year decline of 9.6% in the first quarter of 2015, with shipments to the region totaling 4.3 million units. That's according...

Prepaid electric meters expected to have installed base of more than 85 million from 2014-2024, says firm

Jun 4, 15:07

Although the overall adoption of prepaid electric metering is expected to increase thanks to increased acceptance by both utilities and customers, the trend is playing out differently...

Thin clients emerge unscathed from the battle with PCs in EMEA, says IDC

Dec 18, 15:41

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) thin-client market posted single-digit growth in the third quarter of 2014, according to IDC. In 2014, during a transition period of IT...

Firefox-based smartphones to enter Africa in 2015

Dec 18, 11:50

Mozilla is expected to team up with China-based handset makers to produce Firefox OS-based smartphones for sales in Africa through Millicom's subsidiaries, including Airtel, MTN South...

Android inspires another bright quarter for MEA tablet market, says IDC

Dec 15, 16:13

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market continued to record strong on-year growth in the third quarter of 2014, spurred by a huge increase in shipments of Android-based devices...

MEA PC market braves stormy conditions to record shipment growth, says IDC

Dec 15, 09:59

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market posted on-year growth in the third quarter of 2014, spurred in large part by two significant education deals in Pakistan and the revival...

Governments in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$12.2 billion on IT in 2014, says Gartner

Nov 17, 15:57

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$12.2 billion on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 1.3% over 2013 revenues of US$12 billion, according...

East Africa aspires to become a new world-class energy player, says IHS

Nov 7, 16:04

East Africa is undergoing a major transformation to become a new world-class player on the energy market. By 2025, east Africa is expected to experience an incremental production...

Middle East and Africa PV market accumulates 12GW pipeline with strong growth potential, says Solarbuzz

Sep 23, 15:39

The PV market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set for strong growth, with many multi-megawatt ground mount projects in the planning or pre-planning phases. According...

Middle East and Africa solar PV demand to grow 50% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Apr 25, 12:34

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to grow 50% on year in 2014. Between 2014-2018, annual PV demand will nearly triple as the MEA region...

Philips to establish Research hub in Africa

Mar 25, 14:09

Philips has announced the establishment of its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, which will focus on creating new inventions, as well as bringing these inventions to the mar...

Middle East & Africa IT infrastructure spending will reach US$3.5 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Mar 20, 14:14

IT infrastructure spending, comprising storage, server, and enterprise networking equipment, in the Middle East and Africa is forecast to reach US$3.47 billion, a 4.1% increase from...

MEA tablet market sees explosive growth on back of strong consumer and corporate demand, says IDC

Mar 10, 13:53

Shipments of tablets into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) expanded 111% on year in the final quarter of 2013, according to the latest results released by IDC. The overall MEA tablet...

South Africa most attractive emerging country for solar energy, says firm

Feb 17, 15:14

South Africa's target of building 8.4GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity by 2030, combined with the success of its large-scale tendering process in attracting investment to fulfill...

EMEA PC shipments decline 16% in 3Q13, says IDC

Oct 21, 16:06

According to the latest research from IDC, PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) declined 16%, reaching 21.4 million units in the third quarter of 2013. Portable...

Africa 3G subscriptions to reach 210 million by the end of 2015, says ABI Research

Sep 4, 21:54

At the end of second-quarter 2013, the total 3G subscriptions in Africa reached 863 million, up 9.3% on year, which was substantially more robust than other regions around the world...

Surging popularity of smartphones and tablets hurting PC sales across the MEA and Turkey, says IDC

Jul 23, 14:54

The MEA region's PC market experienced another quarter of steep decline in the second quarter of 2013 as the proliferation of mobile technology continues unabated. According to preliminary...

ABB to produce PV inverters in South Africa

May 24, 12:39

ABB, a Switzerland-based power and automation technology group, plans to start production of central PV inverters in South Africa to support the rapidly growing local solar market...

Volatility and variability define US$550 million market for uninterruptible power supplies in Middle East and Africa, says IHS

Apr 24, 21:06

After three years of declining sales of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) into the Middle East and Africa region, the market returned to growth in 2012 and is forecast to continue...

Middle East and Africa solar demand to reach 1GW in 2013, says Solarbuzz

Mar 21, 11:27

New solar demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is forecast to reach 1GW in 2013, according to Solarbuzz. This represents an increase of 625% on year from 136MW in 20...

China smartphone brands looking to expand share in Taiwan market

Apr 26, 01:30

China-based smartphone brands including ZTE, Huawei and Cool, seeing Taiwan's smartphone market is starting to extend into mid-range and entry-level price levels, are seeking help...

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  • HTC+Rhyme

    HTC Rhyme

    HTC has unveiled HTC Rhyme, with a unibody design. HTC Rhyme comes in three colors: Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum, the color Verizon Wireless will be offering in the US. With a...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • DMP+Edubook+netbook

    DMP Edubook netbook

    Taiwan-based DMP Electronics has launched a US$100 netbook, the Edubook, which will be shipped to overseas markets in component form to be assembled by importers to save customs duties,...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Oct 8.

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