Telecommunication Services - News
DOSarrest to supply cloud based DDoS protection services to BATELCO
(Info Tech Lead - 18/04/2014)
DOSarrest will supply cloud based DDoS security protection services to Bahrain Telecom (Batelco) for its enterprise customers as part of its cloud portfolio. The Vancouver, BC, Canada-based DOSarrest offers similar services to industry segments including ...
Kalaam Bahrain buys Lightspeed from Orange
(Telecoms - 17/04/2014)
Bahraini alternative telecoms provider Kalaam Telecom has become the country’s second largest business ISP after acquiring Lightspeed Communications from Jordan Telecommunications, which counts Orange as a major investor. Kalaam said the move has ...
Top Gulf Air delegation in key visit to Batelco
(Gulf Daily News - 17/04/2014)
A high-level Gulf Air delegation visited the Batelco headquarters in Hamala to boost ties. Batelco Bahrain chief executive Rashid Abdulla and consumer division general manager Muna Al Hashimi welcomed the delegation. The Gulf Air delegation included ...
Zain narrows net loss to SR318m
(Arab News - 17/04/2014)
Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) recorded a significant 45 percent rise in EBTIDA during the first quarter of 2014, reaching SR300 million ($80 million), up from SR207 million ($55 million) in Q1, 2013. The company also succeeded in increasing its EBTIDA ...
Mobily signs exclusive deal with VASCO
(Arab News - 17/04/2014)
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has signed an exclusive strategic agreement with VASCO, a global company with presence across 5 continents, in which Mobily provides connectivity to all of the Kingdom’s visitors in 33 countries. The agreement was signed in the ...
Petroleum Development Oman implements ‘back to basics’ strategy
(Times of Oman - 17/04/2014)
The Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has adopted a back-to-basics approach to tackle asset integrity challenges and ensure that the company mitigates the risk to the people, infrastructure and environment, said the company's managing director, Raoul ...
License for 2 mobile virtual operators
(Saudi Gazette - 17/04/2014)
Saudi Arabia’s telecom regulator awarded on Wednesday mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) license to two new companies – Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia and Jawraa Lebara. The Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC) Governor, Abdullah ...
Zain Saudi Q1 net loss narrows
(Trade Arabia - 16/04/2014)
Zain Saudi reported a first-quarter loss on Wednesday which narrowed from a year earlier and beat analyst forecasts as the telecom operator cut costs and data revenue surged. Saudi Arabia's No 3 mobile company, 37-percent owned by Kuwait's Zain, made a ...
Oversubscription seen in Omantel’s public offer
(Time of Oman - 16/04/2014)
Oman Telecommunication Company's (Omantel) OMR96-million share offer to Omani individuals might have received good response, market sources said. Although a final subscription figure is yet to come out, market sources indicated that around 25,000 ...
Ooredoo, Cisco in deal for better services
(The Peninsula - 16/04/2014)
Ooredoo and Cisco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to strategically collaborate to deliver Smart City, Cloud and Managed Services technology solutions for enterprises across Qatar. The agreement will see the two companies ...
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