Telecommunication Services - News
Mobily enables designing need-based roaming bundles
(Arab News - 26/07/2014)
Mobily has launched its latest bundle for roaming services, allowing customers to design it in accordance with their needs. The bundle enables customers to choose the amount of outgoing minutes, received minutes and SMS starting from 10 minutes up to 100 ...
Batelco Group posts net profit of $66m
(Gulf Daily News - 26/07/2014)
Batelco Group reported a net profit of BD24.9 million ($66m) for the first six months of this year against BD25.3m for the corresponding period in 2013. This was a slight decrease of one per cent year-over-year and a 28pc decrease since last quarter. ...
Ooredoo posts 11pc Q2 profit drop
(Reuters - 24/07/2014)
Qatari telecom operator Ooredoo reported a 11 percent drop in second-quarter profit on Wednesday. The former monopoly, which operates in about 15 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, made a net profit of 817 million riyals ($224.4 million) ...
Du posts estimate-beating Q2 profit gain
(Reuters - 24/07/2014)
Du, the United Arab Emirates' second biggest telecommunications operator, reported a 15.6 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, beating analysts' estimates on the back of increased revenue from fixed and mobile services. The firm, which ...
Mobily launches ‘Apps Developers Prize’
(Saudi Gazette - 24/07/2014)
Mobily announced the launch of 2014 Apps Developers Award, for the fourth consecutive year. Many prizes were allocated for this contest in a move aims to bring together all those interested in the world of applications and from different platforms under ...
Etisalat to offer smartphone insurance in the UAE
(The National - 24/07/2014)
Etisalat wants to insure your smartphone for Dh250 a year. The UAE’s biggest telecoms company said yesterday that it had begun offering smartphone protection plans against theft and accidental damage. Priced between Dh120 for six months’ cover or Dh250 ...
Nawras logs OMR18.7m net profit as revenue surges 10 per cent
(Times of Oman - 24/07/2014)
Nawras posted a net profit of OMR18.7 million for the first half of 2014 compared to OMR15.2 million in the same period of 2013 as the telecom operator yesterday announced unaudited financial results for the six months period ending June 30. The increase ...
Vodafone Qatar repoted QR 27.4m loss for 2 months ending june 2014
(Qatar Exchange - 23/07/2014)
Vodafone Qatar Company disclosed the interim financial statement for the three month period ended June 30, 2014. The financial statements revealed a net loss of QR 27.41 Million in comparison to a net loss of QR 84.87 Million for the corresponding period ...
Vodafone Qatar sees strong growth in Q1
(Gulf Times - 23/07/2014)
Driven by continued customer growth and revenue per user, Vodafone Qatar delivered strong growth in its first quarter with “distributable profit” reaching QR73mn in June. Vodafone Qatar’s Q1 results announced by chairman Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani bin ...
Abu Dhabi residential property prices up 17% in H1
(Gulf News - 23/07/2014)
Sales prices in Abu Dhabi’s residential property sector have increased by average of 17 per cent in the first half of 2014, according to JLL. It was also the sixth successive quarter of increases in sales prices for residential units, with a 7 per cent ...
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