Net Monitor Ipoque Finds Big Gaps Between West And Middle East Internet Activity

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Ipoque, a part-time researcher of Internet activity and trends headquartered in Leipzig, Germany, recently released the findings of a study conducted between August and September 2007, in which it observed Internet traffic in five regions of the world, to establish an overview of the Internet’s current state. Three petabytes of anonymous data representing over one [...]

Almost One Million Egyptians Have Broadband Internet Access

Monday, April 28th, 2008

In a new survey of connectivity among Egyptian urban households, titled ‘Egypt Households Telecoms and Media Survey Report 2008‘, in which the Arab Advisors Group sampled 700 households in urban areas of the country, the results show almost a million Egyptian households have access to broadband connections. According to official figures from the Ministry of [...]

UAE Leads MENA Region In E-readiness Ranking

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

The newly released global e-readiness rankings published by the Economist Intelligence Unit, UAE leads the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in e-readiness this year, even though it dropped a couple of spaces from the year before. The UAE came in at rank 35 in a list of 70 countries compared to 33 last [...]

Arab Online Ad Spending To Grow To $142 Million By 2011

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

According to a recent study by Madar Research, online ad spending in the Arab region is expected to grow to $142 million by the end of 2011. Madar looked at the Arab regions of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Levant countries bordering the eastern shores of the Mediterranean, leaving out the Arab countries in [...]

B2C E-commerce Study In Four Arab Countries

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

A recent analysis by the Arab Advisors Group of e-commerce expenditure in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Lebanon was released recently after studies based on major online and face to face surveys conducted by Arab Advisors Group during 2007. Total number of e-commerce users in these four countries exceeded 5.1 million people in 2007. [...]

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