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Egyptian Mobile Phone Market Shows Signs of Recovery, According to Latest Insights from IDC

Cairo – Egypt’s mobile phone market saw shipments totaling 14.4 million units in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and co...

Africa’s Smartphone Market Sees First Growth Since 2015 Despite Downturn in Global Market

Cairo – While 2018 was a tough year for worldwide smartphone shipments, Africa experienced year-on-year growth for first time since 2015, according to the latest figures announced by International Dat...

Middle East's Digital Pioneers Honored at IDC CIO Excellence Awards 2019

Dubai – With more than 350 of the region's most influential ICT leaders in attendance, the IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2019 closed last week with a ceremony to mark the second edition of the IDC C...

Algeria & Egypt Spur North Africa's Hardcopy Peripherals Market to Growth

Cairo – The overall North African hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia), which comprises single-function printers, MFPs, and copiers for both office-based and product...

IDC Hosts Middle East's Most Prominent Tech Decision Makers at CIO Summit in Dubai

Dubai – International Data Corporation (IDC) today launched the twelfth edition of its annual IDC Middle East CIO Summit, with more than 350 of the region's most influential ICT leaders in attend...

Saudi Smartphone Market Continues Decline, but IDC Believes the Worst is Now Over

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia's smartphone market experienced a 15.3% year-on-year decline in shipments in 2018, according to the latest figures announced today by International Data Corporation (IDC). The gl...

GCC Mobile Phone Shipments Fall to Lowest Level in Six Years

Dubai – New figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) show that shipments of mobile phones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) fell 9.4% year on year in 2018 to total 23.6 m...

Saudi Arabia's Top ICT Industry Leaders Gather in Riyadh as IDC Reveals Key Predictions for Year Ahead

Riyadh – Overall spending on information and communication technology (ICT) in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach $34.5 billion this year, up 1.0% on 2018. That’s according to the latest insights,...

Saudi Arabia's ICT Community to Converge on Riyadh for 'IDC Directions 2019'

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia's most influential technology vendors, telecommunications operators, and IT service providers are set to gather at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh on Tuesday, February 5 as Internationa...

ICT Industry Leaders Gather in Dubai as IDC Tips Digital Transformation Spending in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa to Top $25 Billion in 2019

Dubai – Overall spending on information and communication technology (ICT) in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) is set to grow 2.5% year on year in 2019 to reach $213 billion. That's accordin...