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GITEX Digital Strategies Forum

GITEX Digital Strategies Forum

Read about GITEX Digital Strategies 2014   Spot On’s Alexander McNabb will be chairing the Digital Strategies Forum in Dubai next week, which takes place on Wednesday 23 October 2013 during GITEX Technology Week 2013.  The conference agenda will take delegates through global digital consumer trends, digital marketing strategy and planning, customer relationship management (CRM), […]

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UAE is world smartphone leader

Filed in Mobile, Technology by on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
UAE is world smartphone leader

The United Arab Emirates leads the world in smartphone penetration, with 74% of mobile subscribers carrying one of the natty little devils in their pockets. The Emirates is closely followed by South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Norway in the ranking, compiled by Statista from the results of Google’s ‘Our Global Planet’ survey. Amazingly, the […]

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Looking forward to ArabNet 2012

Looking forward to ArabNet 2012

This week, from the 27th-31st March, will see the fourth ArabNet and it’ll be the fourth time I go along for the conference. It’s not all about the conference, though – the event is being billed as a festival and it’s shaping up to be just that, with five days of events with a developer […]

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iPad chat

Filed in Internet, Mobile, Technology by on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
iPad chat

Alexander McNabb appeared on Dubai Eye radio’s Business Breakfast today to talk about the launch of Apple’s new iPad, which boasts an HD screen, powerful graphics and improved photo and video editing features. If you missed the show, you can listen to the podcast below anytime! Listen to the podcast Alexander McNabb on Apple’s ‘iPad […]

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Strong MENA interest in mobile apps

Strong MENA interest in mobile apps

The latest Effective Measure | Spot On PR survey shows that 85 percent of mobile Internet users in the Arab world download apps.

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Ten Middle East digital predictions for 2011

Ten Middle East digital predictions for 2011

Communications and marketing agency Spot On’s top ten digital marketing predictions for the Middle East in 2011.

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Media consumption & habits of MENA Internet users

Media consumption & habits of MENA Internet users

Scroll down the page for survey download links The figures in our new Media Consumption & Habits of MENA Internet Users Survey simply confirm what everyone involved in the Middle East’s growing digital marketing industry has already been talking about for the past year or two: Internet connectivity has become pervasive amongst many of our […]

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The Year Of Mobile?

Filed in Apps, Broadband, Mobile by on January 24, 2010 0 Comments
The Year Of Mobile?

I’ve been listening to technology pundits predict each new year to be the year of mobile for many years now. Some have written so many annual opinion pieces heralding “The Year Of Mobile” that it almost defies belief that they can still write about it with the same conviction. I might be forgiven for filtering […]

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Mr. Futurist

Filed in Mobile, Social media, Technology by on July 31, 2009 0 Comments
Mr. Futurist

The way we talk to technology and the way we talk to each other is changing at a pace that I can only describe as frightening. You understand, the ‘f’ word is coming from a life-long technocrat. Right now, we type on mobile keypads to retrieve or dial a number. We sit, fingers crashing down […]

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