Telecommunication Services - News
Ooredoo Oman inks tie-up with ministry
(Trade Arabia - 04/02/2016)
Oman’s Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has signed an agreement with the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company (Ooredoo) to partner and engage in knowledge sharing on the managerial and technical side. The MoU was signed by Maitha bint Saif Al Mahrouqi, ...
Zain: Innovation crucial in sustainable development
(Saudi Gazette - 04/02/2016)
Zain Group released its latest thought-leadership report entitled ‘Bringing the Future Closer with Innovation: Pursuing Innovation as a Means to Overcome Challenges in the MENA Region’. The report sets about illustrating the indispensable role of ...
Mobily assigns leadership positions to competent Saudis
(Arab News - 04/02/2016)
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has assigned leadership positions to Saudi nationals. This is stated to be part of the company's efforts to support the deployment of key national talent in leadership positions and for them to be effectively contributing to the ...
Batelco renews EO partnership
(Gulf Daily News - 02/02/2016)
Batelco has renewed its partnership with the Bahrain Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO Bahrain). For the second consecutive year, said Batelco, its Al Dana Club, an exclusive loyalty programme for select customers, will support EO Bahrain, ...
Omantel partners with BP Oman for Khazzan gas project
(Times of Oman - 02/02/2016)
Omantel has announced a strategic partnership with BP Oman for a comprehensive telecommunications network to be constructed for the Khazzan Gas Project located between the Ad Dhahirah and Ad Dakhiliya Governorates, and provides for a communications ...
Mobily signs VSR deal with Al Majdouie Group for sustainable solutions
(Saudi Gazette - 02/02/2016)
Mobily has signed a VSR agreement with Al Majdouie Group at their headquarters in the eastern region in Dammam City. Under the agreement, Mobily will provide the group with sustainable technical solution. The ceremony was held in the presence of Ismail ...
STC now controls more than half of Kuwait’s Viva
(Saudi Gazette - 02/02/2016)
Saudi Telecom Company recently purchased another 25.8% of the Kuwaiti-owned Viva for $424 million, bringing its total stake in the company to 51.8%, according to a bourse statement released Monday by STC. The purchase came after months of negotiation ...
Batelco completes global network expansion
(Trade Arabia - 01/02/2016)
Bahrain-based Batelco, a major player in the telecommunications industry, has announced the completion of a major global network expansion project. The project allowed Batelco to grow its global business, ensure network diversity, avoid single points of ...
Du may be the next candidate for foreign ownership limit increase
(Gulfnews - 01/02/2016)
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (Du) is seen as the next candidate for an increase in its foreign ownership limit in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) telecom space after etisalat increased its limit to 20 per cent in September 2015, ...
Mobily participates in online recruitment
(Saudi Gazette - 01/02/2016)
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) is participating in the Leqa’at Exhibition for Online Recruitment as one of the largest participations in the event. The exhibition is organized by Human Resource Development Fund (HDF) and will continue till February 4th, 2016. ...
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