VODAFONE QATAR HALF YEARLY NET PROFIT INCREASES TO QR 81 MILLION

Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C. (“Vodafone Qatar” or the “Company”) announced its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2020.  Key H1 2020 highlights compared to H1 2019 Service Revenue increased by 3.4% to QR 1 billionTotal Revenue increased by 1% to QR 1.1 billionEBITDA increased by 9% to QR 390 millionNet Profit increased by 4%...

ENJOY THE POWER OF VODAFONE GIGANET 5G NOW ON SAMSUNG GALAXY S20+ 5G AND GALAXY S20 ULTRA

Vodafone Qatar announced today that following a Samsung Galaxy software update, customers can now enjoy the power of Vodafone’s world-class GigaNet 5G network using the bold Galaxy S20+ 5G and Galaxy S20 Ultra devices.  Vodafone Qatar conducted rigorous tests to ensure that its thousands of Samsung Galaxy users would seamlessly connect to its 5G network...

QF alumni’s startup aims to ensure cashless future, leaves nobody behind

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) cWallet, a company founded by a group of HEC Paris in Qatar graduates, allows low-income workers to access digital financial services without needing a debit or credit card.  A cashless society that uses online transactions instead of paper money is something most countries have been working towards for decades, and...

Deutsche Bank Enters into Partnership with Google Cloud Services

Deutsche Bank said that it has agreed a strategic, multiyear partnership with Google to give the German lender access to cloud services and drive innovation in technology-based financial products for clients. A source familiar with the matter told Reuters that Deutsche Bank expects the partnership to generate more than 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) in accumulated earnings before...

VODAFONE LAUNCHES “SHATER” ENTERTAINMENT APP FOR KIDS

Vodafone Qatar has partnered with Digital Virgo to develop an exclusive new digital content environment called “Shater”. Accessible both over the web and as an iOS or Android app, this safe and fun digital space for children - www.shater.qa - is the first of its kind in Qatar. Providing a tailored mix of popular local and global...

QF entity creates intelligent tech solutions to tackle coronavirus

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) From the first week of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) was swift to respond – they developed a system that traces the movement of people based on cell phone data.“Our system helped the health authorities with contact tracing for COVID-19 positive patients, especially in the...

Ooredoo reaches 500,000 postpaid customers figure

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Ooredoo Qatar has reached a milestone of 500,000 mobile postpaid customers, the leading telecommunications operator has announced.The latest figures show that some 500,000 customers with Ooredoohave a mobile postpaid contract, which the company attributes to the massive expansion of its mobile postpaid customer base to the revolutionary 5 G...

Qatari professor to develop remote learning e-platform for autistic children

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) In what could be a first-of-its-kind internationally, a team of researchers led by a Qatari professor is developing a bilingual online platform to provide remote learning access for children with autism, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, Gulf Times has learnt.“We are working to develop technologies within three months to help children...

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services secures more than QR2mn in funding

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services, has successfully secured more than QR2mn in grants and funding in its first year, having created cwallet, Qatar’s first and only mobile application (app) to facilitate banking via blockchain technology. C Wallet Services is incubated by the Digital Incubation Center under Qatar’s Ministry...

Vodafone Qatar launches foldable Huawei Mate Xs 5GG

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Vodafone Qatar has launched the Huawei Mate Xs, the next evolution of the revolutionary Huawei Mate X foldable handset, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.Packed full of Huawei’s newest technology, the Huawei Mate Xs is considered Huawei’s most high-end device featuring the Kirin 990 5G SoC and...