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Iraq's Asiacell appoints US-based firm for Data Governance

By John Lee. Mobile phone service Asiacell has reportedly appointed US-based LigaData to implement a new Data Governance Framework and Data Governance Center of Expertise. According to a press release, the partnership will enable more innovative digital services for Asiacell's 17 million subscribers and significantly improve the organization's return on investment from existing data infrastructure. […]

Zain Iraq finalises Sale-and-Leaseback of Towers

By John Lee. Zain Group has announced that its operation in Iraq has entered into a definite 15-year agreement to sell and leaseback, as well as the management rights of the passive physical infrastructure of its 4,968 tower portfolio in Iraq to TASC Towers Iraq for US$180 million. The deal also comprises of TASC Towers […]

iQ Becomes First Official Partner of Tencent in Iraq

One of the greatest obstacles facing many telecommunication companies across the world is their capacity and ability to combat gaming download speeds and latency. With the development of broadband and gaming occurring side by side, every company in this domain must do all they can to satisfy gamers internationally. With an expected mobile game user […]

KRG's New e-Procurement Portal Launched

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has welcomed the launch of the KRG's first e-procurement portal, introducing transparency and accountability to public tenders in ways that bring more efficiencies to public finances; support the emergence of small and medium businesses, and allow us to incubate new industries to accelerate our reform agenda. In a statement, the […]

ScopeSky wins Contract with UNAMI

By John Lee. Iraqi-based IT company ScopeSky has won a new contract with the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), for the supply of communication services over the coming year. The contract is valued at $173,925. (Source: UN)

Video: IBBC hosts Successful Tech Forum in Dubai

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has hosted a very successful Tech Forum as part of its Autumn Conference in Dubai. The session was chaired by Ashley Goodall, and speakers included: Padraig O'Hannelly, Iraq Business News (IBN); Laura Khudairi, Iraq Venture Partners (IVP); Hossam Darra, SAP; Shamal Mohammed, Silal; Muhammed Canbaloglu, Stirling Education; Ben Muziek, […]

KRG hopes Digitalization will bring Investment

By Adam Lucente for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan government in Iraq hopes digitalization will bring investment The Kurdistan Regional Government has made progress digitizing government services, but investors say more is needed to attract serious capital […]