Middle East UAE Rich Media Platform Delivers Powerful Results for Fans of New...
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Headquartered in Dubai, netlinkblue is the media technology and services firm that won the online broadcasting rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket season. The company wanted to pursue an advertiser-supported model and needed to attract the largest possible audience of cricket fans from around the world. netlinkblue used the ubiquity of the Microsoft® Silverlight™ browser plug-in to stream cricket matches to fans regardless of their browser or connection speed.
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Microsoft opened its Dubai-based Middle East office in 1991. Microsoft today has four subsidiaries in the Middle East region: Microsoft Gulf which oversees Microsoft activities in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the UAE, Oman and Yemen, Microsoft Arabia covering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Microsoft Egypt and Microsoft North Africa East Mediterranean and Pakistan that oversees Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Palestine Territories and Pakistan.

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