UAE firms team up to successfully trial 50Mb inflight broadband

according to UAE-based satellite provider Yahsat. The test, which used Yahsat’s Al Yah 2 satellite and sophisticated Ka-band technology, took place in Abu Dhabi, in an environment simulating that found onboard on Airbus A320 aircraft. According to Yahsat ... ( read original story ...)

No Wifi, internet? You can still find your way around Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Monday that is has updated the Smart Drive app to guide motorists using the GPS technology without requiring internet connection on portable devices. The city navigation app provides accurate and instant ... ( read original story ...)

Enjoy free WI-FI across Sharjah parks, beaches

He added that WiFi UAE, the country-wide initiative to provide Wi-Fi access to the public, in line with UAE Vision 2021, is expected to provide services at more than 400 locations in Sharjah by the end of the year. ( read original story ...)

Dubai utility connects 453 solar installations to the grid

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the connection of 453 solar installations on the roofs of buildings in the emirate as part of its Shams initiative. The photovoltaic panels on the roofs of residential, commercial and industrial ... ( read original story ...)

Dewa completes 453 solar roof top installations

This was carried out under the ‘Shams Dubai’ initiative launched by Dewa to encourage customers to install solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of their premises to generate electricity from solar power and export any excess to the power grid ... ( read original story ...)

Mozambican wins Phanes Group’s first Solar Incubator program

Phanes Group, an integrated end-to-end solar provider headquartered in Dubai, has announced Marlon Dos Santos and his 50 MW Kitaka Solar Project in Mozambique as the winner of its first Phanes Group Solar Incubator program. The evaluation session was held ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates Insolaire to install coloured solar panels in Dubai

Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investments company, said it will soon start installing coloured solar panels on buildings across Dubai through its joint venture Emirates Insolaire, as the emirate reinforces its commitment to a sustainable future. ( read original story ...)