Telecommunication Services - News
Omantel strengthens Dhofar mobile network
(Oman Daily Observer - 25/07/2016)
As part of its efforts to enrich the experience of residents and visitors to Salalah, Omantel — the main sponsor of 2016 Salalah Tourism Festival, completed a major enhancement of its mobile network to meet the needs of visitors to the governorate during ...
VIVA announces revenue of KD 140 – Kuwait’s telecom achieves 4 pct
(Arab Times - 24/07/2016)
VIVA, Kuwait’s fastestgrowing and most developed telecom operator, announced the financial results for the six-month period ended 30th June 2016, whereby VIVA’s revenue grew by 4% to reach KD 140 million compared to the same period in 2015. VIVA ...
Etisalat launches its first virtual telecom function
(Saudi Gazette - 24/07/2016)
Following the successful launch of its first NFV telco cloud, Etisalat has successfully on-boarded its first virtualized telecom function using Affirmed Networks’ virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution. Representing the core technology ...
Ooredoo launches Algeria’s first 4G network
(Trade Arabia - 21/07/2016)
Ooredoo, a leading international telecommunications company based in Qatar, has completed the pre-launch phase for 4G mobile in Algeria, becoming the first operator in the country to provide the superfast Internet service. With the launch in Algeria, ...
Saudi Arabia’s Mobily in talks for $2b refinancing
(Gulfnews - 20/07/2016)
Saudi Arabian mobile-phone operator Etihad Etisalat Co. started talks with lenders about refinancing 8 billion riyals (Dh7.8 billion or $2.1 billion) of debt to get better terms, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Mobily, as the company is ...
Zain seeks Egyptian 4G telecom license
(Arab News - 20/07/2016)
Officials from Kuwaiti mobile operator Zain will meet Egypt's telecommunications minister on Wednesday to discuss the terms for obtaining a fourth-generation (4G) license in Egypt, a senior telecom ministry official said on Tuesday. The official also ...
STC deploys Juniper Networks Contrail for more agile cloud
(Saudi Gazette - 19/07/2016)
JUNIPER Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced Monday that Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the largest telecommunications company in the Arab world, has deployed Juniper Networks Contrail Networking to create ...
Mobily urges clients to register their fingerprint before deadline
(Saudi Gazette - 19/07/2016)
ETIHAD Etisalat (Mobily) invites all current customers to register their fingerprint for Voice Postpaid, Prepaid and Data Sims Cards before the deadline specified by CITC on 15 Shawal, 1437 H. corresponding to July 20, 2016 to avoid service suspension as ...
Zain interested in Egypt 4G licence
(Arab Times - 18/07/2016)
Kuwaiti mobile operator Zain has expressed interest in applying for a fourthgeneration licence in Egypt, a senior telecommunications ministry official said on Sunday. The sale of 4G licences is part of Egypt’s long-awaited plan to reform the telecoms ...
Now, share your etisalat data with others
(Khaleej Times - 17/07/2016)
Etisalat subscribers in the UAE have been given the option to share their data with family and friends with a service fee of Dh3 per 100MB. The telecom operator's subscribers already have the option to transfer mobile balance for voice calls to family ...
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