People in the Middle East bought 29.75 million mobile phones in Q3 2015, a 4.4 percent increase over the previous quarter. According to global market intelligence firm IDC, the UAE, Turkey and Saudi Arabia were primarily responsible for this growth, accounting for 30 percent of the region’s mobile shipments, with respective quarter-on-quarter increases of 11.2 percent,…

Mobile data traffic will grow 14 times by 2020 in the Middle East and North Africa, according to the recently released Ericsson Mobility Report. This is a clear outperformance, compared with the global average of nine times, says Ericsson. The report also describes the GCC as a market that’s characterized by ”advanced mobile technologies, innovative…

At the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, numerous handset makers showcased their latest handsets. Chief among these were their high-end flagship devices. In this space, they battled to take a bite out of an extremely ripe Apple, with the American giant having already released not one but two new high-end devices to great acclaim…

Users of Google’s mobile operating system – one of the most popular in the world – seem to have become increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to the Kaspersky Lab, financial malware attacks against Android users more than tripled last year, with a significant increase in the number of attacks by Trojan-SMS malware (programs that…