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Mobily adds Maher Zain new album to its library
(Saudi Gazette - 30/06/2016)

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) added the album of Maher Zain to its content library, allowing all its subscribers to add the chants of this album to (Ranan) and other content services of Mobily. This came as a result of Mobily’s cooperation agreement signed

Ooredoo and Qatar Chamber sign cooperation agreement
(The Peninsula - 30/06/2016)

Ooredoo and the Qatar Chamber (QC) yesterday signed a major cooperation agreement that will see the two organisations work together to better represent Qatar’s business community and support the Qatar National Vision 2030. The agreement was signed by

Ooredoo and Qatar Chamber sign cooperation agreement
(Oman Daily Observer - 30/06/2016)

Ooredoo and the Qatar Chamber (QC) yesterday signed a major cooperation agreement that will see the two organisations work together to better represent Qatar’s business community and support the Qatar National Vision 2030. The agreement was signed by

Mobily launches iftar initiative for orphans
(Saudi Gazette - 28/06/2016)

Mobily launches iftar initiative for orphans launched Iftar initiative with Orphans Welfare Societies where its staff participated in Iftar with Orphans Societies (Ikhaa & Ensan). This initiative is brought according to charity methodology that Islam

Batelco wins ISO certification in Business Continuity
(Trade Arabia - 27/06/2016)

Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading digital communications solutions operator, has received the ISO Certification in Business Continuity (ISO 22301:2012), making it the first telecom company in the Kingdom to win the recognition. The certification, received

Ooredoo, Senseta sign deal to offer data analytics solutions in Qatar
(Gulf Times - 26/06/2016)

Ooredoo and big data analytics solutions provider, Senseta, have signed a new strategic partnership to offer a comprehensive data analytics solution to Qatar’s leading enterprises. Following a jointly-executed and successfully completed big data pilot

Mobily offers free 3GB for customer data SIM fingerprint documentation
(Saudi Gazette - 26/06/2016)

BAYANAT Al Oula, a subsidiary company of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), offers 3GB free for all existing subscribers when registering their fingerprint for data SIM cards. Mobily clarifies, the existing subscribers in Mobily data packages can visit any

Zain KSA open line validity for prepaid
(Saudi Gazette - 22/06/2016)

Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) announced the activation of the open line validity feature on its prepaid packages, allowing subscribers to enjoy automatic extension to the line validity upon any kind of usage. With the new feature, prepaid lines’ balance

Sea cable a 'data superhighway' for Ooredoo customers in Oman
(Times of Oman - 21/06/2016)

Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company (Ooredoo) has successfully landed a submarine cable that will speed up access for its customers to online TV and gaming. Submarine cable, Southeast-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5), was installed at its

Mobily’s prepaid packages ideal choice for subscribers
(Saudi Gazette - 21/06/2016)

The new policy that has been introduced by Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) on the validity of prepaid packages recharged balance is considered a substantial added value to subscribers, since the company gives the recharge process permanent validity as long as

Mobily 4G Unlimited Connect data packages from SR130
(Saudi Gazette - 20/06/2016)

ETIHAD Etisalat (Mobily) has launched new high- speed 4G Unlimited Connect data packages at special promotional prices. The new Unlimited packages are compatible with Mobily’s enhanced 4G network and provides super-fast Internet services in all major

mView Mobily app for viewing drama anytime in Ramadan
(Saudi Gazette - 19/06/2016)

ETIHAD Etisalat (Mobily) has launched new and exclusive special content for (mView) service includes a variety of Gulf drama works. The customers can subscribe in mView service to enjoy watching the new content of TV drama works at any time during

Ooredoo prices $500m bond issuance
(The Peninsula - 16/06/2016)

Ooredoo yesterday announced the successful pricing of its $500m issuance of senior unsecured Reg S/Rule 144A notes (“The Notes”). The Notes are to be issued by its wholly owned subsidiary Ooredoo International Finance Limited under the existing $5bn

Etisalat offers Business in a Box
(Khaleej Times - 15/06/2016)

Addressing multiple data and connectivity needs of Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) in the UAE, etisalat has launched Business in a Box - an integrated offering that conveniently clubs three services in a single package. Small and Medium sized

Batelco, GCCIA launch Gulf network
(Trade Arabia - 13/06/2016)

Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading telecom group, launched Batelco Gulf Network (BGN) in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) offering high bandwidth and capacity. Batelco Bahrain CEO Muna Al Hashemi and GCCIA CEO

Mobily offers double ‘Neqaty’ points
(Saudi Gazette - 13/06/2016)

Mobily launched its latest promotion in the holy month of Ramadan in a move to support the diversity of “Neqaty” program, one of the best customer loyalty programs in the region in terms of added value and continuous high-interaction of subscribers. The

Mobily’s new SIM validity system for prepaid packages
(Saudi Gazette - 12/06/2016)

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) announced the new SIM validity system for all prepaid customers. This will provide the subscriber permanent validity based on activity rather than recharge only, as it was followed earlier. The new validity system will be applied

Omantel confirms landing of submarine cable system
(Times of Oman - 09/06/2016)

Oman Telecommucations Company (Omantel) celebrated the milestone landing of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system in Oman at a ceremony on Monday in the Al Bustan area of Muscat. The third longest submarine cable in the world spanning

Ooredoo signs $1bn revolving credit facility
(The Peninsula - 09/06/2016)

Ooredoo yesterday announced the signing of a new $1bn Revolving Credit Facility Agreement (RCF). The agreement was executed between Ooredoo as the borrower and Qatar National Bank, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Zain KSA launches Noor package with extra 200% credit
(Saudi Gazette - 09/06/2016)

Zain Saudi Arabia has launched its upgraded “Noor” package for the visitors of the Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah to perform umrah. The package includes a number of features and services that enable the users to make both international and local

Batelco Al Dana members to benefit from Jashanmal offers
(Trade Arabia - 08/06/2016)

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading telecommunications provider, has announced that members of its Al Dana Club will receive a range of special offers and benefits from Jashanmal & Sons, a leading Bahrain retailer. Members will receive direct communications from

Mobily, UFM Radio offer educational and family services during Ramadan
(Saudi Gazette - 08/06/2016)

ETIHAD Etisalat (Mobily) is offering a package of varied content services that have rich value for both individual and family through audio and text messages to be received by the subscribers in these services while providing the experience of this

Ooredoo hosts Smart Office Suite event
(The Peninsula - 07/06/2016)

Ooredoo hosted an educational event for Qatar’s SoHo (Small-Office Home-Office) and small companies, to raise awareness about the benefits of its new Smart Office Suite. The event, which was held at the Sheraton Hotel, was attended by 135 representatives

Batelco rolls out wi-fi service across Bahrain
(Trade Arabia - 07/06/2016)

Bahrain-based telecom group has rolled out wi-fi hotspots at more than 50 locations across the kingdom, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.

Expo 2020 Dubai, Etisalat enter partnership
(The Gulf Today - 06/06/2016)

The theme for Expo 2020 Dubai, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ is appropriate with the premier partnership between Expo 2020 and Etisalat Group. The partnership between Expo 2020 Dubai and Etisalat, the country’s leading international telecoms