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Etisalat to charge customers Dh25 as late-payment fee
(Gulfnews - 30/11/2017)

Etisalat is going to charge Dh25 as late payment fees from next month if a subscriber does not pay the bill in full before the due date. Some customers have received SMSs and emails from etisalat's customer care on Wednesday. An etisalat customer care

Ooredoo, QBIC launch master classes in innovation & entrepreneurship
(Gulf Times - 29/11/2017)

Ooredoo and the Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC) have launched a host of master classes on innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship, as part of their ‘Digital and Beyond’ joint venture. ‘Digital and Beyond’ is a specialised incubator,

Omantel opens new outlets in Al Maabela, Al Amerat
(Oman Daily Observer - 28/11/2017)

Omantel recently unveiled new outlets at Al Maabela and Al Amerat. These new outlets embody a pioneering new design concept that aims to create a digitally interactive customer experience. The new outlets are aligned with Omantel’s transformative ‘3.0’

STC participates in MENA Information Security Conference 2017
(Arab News - 27/11/2017)

The Saudi Telecom Company (STC) participated in the annual MENA Information Security Conference 2017 that took place in Riyadh on Tuesday. The conference was sponsored by STC Solutions, a subsidiary of the STC Group, and was attended by leading global

Vodafone, GWC develop digital solution for enhanced customer experienc
(Gulf Times - 27/11/2017)

Vodafone Qatar and GWC have launched an “innovative” digital solution for “enhanced” customer experience. Vodafone’s Logistics department and GWC’s Contract Logistics and Information Technology department, worked closely to develop an Android App and a

Batelco announces plan for TIER III datacenters
(News of Bahrain - 23/11/2017)

Batelco yesterday announced it has begun work to build a number of world-class TIER III Datacentre facilities to ensure the highest level of business continuity for the Enterprise and Government sectors. The project, according to Batelco, is central to

WiFi UAE Continues to Extend its Complimentary WiFi service
(Press Release - 22/11/2017)

People in the UAE will now be able to enjoy more innovation and connectivity through complimentary Internet access from new WiFi UAE sites throughout the UAE. These seven newly activated sites, include Remal Mall and Jimi Mall in Al Ain, Al Shaab Village

Batelco chairman meets top Guernsey officials
(Trade Arabia - 22/11/2017)

Batelco Chairman Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and senior Batelco officials recently met with Guernsey government officials to discuss the company's unwavering commitment to Guernsey. Shaikh Mohamed, supported by Batelco Board Director Oliver

Qatar's Ooredoo Is Said to Plan Bid for Turk Telekom Owner
(Bloomberg - 21/11/2017)

Qatari phone carrier Ooredoo QSC decided to bid for the insolvent owner of Turkey’s biggest telecommunications company to rival an offer from Saudi Telecom Co., three people with knowledge of the matter said. Ooredoo will seek to acquire Ojer

Zain Saudi, Huawei ink tie-up to develop HR
(Trade Arabia - 21/11/2017)

Zain Saudi Arabia, a top telecom operator and Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider have signed a new agreement to further enhance and train the distinguished human resources at Zain Saudi Arabia. “Zain Saudi Arabia continues to invest in human

Mobily to offer products on Souq.com
(Trade Arabia - 21/11/2017)

Mobily, a top telecom operator in Saudi Arabia has partnered with UAE-based e-tailer Souq.com, enabling its customers to purchase SIM cards, post paid plans, data packs, SIM top-ups, mobile routers, Mobily devices and many more products on Souq.com’s

Batelco Chairman and delegation meets with state of Guernsey officials
(Biz Bahrain - 21/11/2017)

Batelco Chairman Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and senior Batelco officials recently met with Guernsey Government officials to discuss the unwavering commitment of the Batelco Group to Guernsey. Shaikh Mohamed, supported by Batelco Board Director

Omantel, Ericsson showcase 5G experience
(Press Release - 20/11/2017)

Omantel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have successfully conducted a live 5G showcase at the Omantel Head Office in Muscat, Oman that displayed 5G capabilities in a real-world environment – including tests on speed, mobility, and latency. The 5G showcase,

Ooredoo opens new store in Al Seeb
(Times of Oman - 20/11/2017)

As part of its ongoing expansion throughout the Sultanate, Ooredoo has inaugurated its 49th store with the launch of a new store in Al Mawalih. Operated by partners Recharge Oman, the store is the 23rd franchise launched by the company and will provide

Omantel and Ericsson showcase 5G experience in Oman
(Oman Daily Observer - 15/11/2017)

Omantel, the leading telecom provider in the Sultanate and Ericsson have successfully conducted a live 5G showcase at the Omantel Head Office in Muscat, Oman that displayed 5G capabilities in a real-world environment – including tests on speed, mobility,

Batelco supports the ongoing efforts of the TRA
(Biz Bahrain - 14/11/2017)

Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading digital solutions provider would like to take the opportunity to remind its customers about the TRA’s SIM-Card Enabled Telecommunications Services Registration Regulation when registering for mobile services, which came

Omantel becomes second largest shareholder in Zain with 21.9% stake
(Muscat Daily - 13/11/2017)

Omantel has announced that it has won the bid to acquire 12.1 per cent of the issued share capital in Kuwait-based Mobile Telecommunications Co (Zain Group), making Omantel the second largest shareholder in Zain with a 21.9 per cent stake. The

Dubai Airshow strikes deals worth 17 billion USD at opening day
(Xinhua - 13/11/2017)

The 15th edition of the biennial Dubai Airshow kicked off on Sunday and deals worth 17 billion U.S. dollars were signed. The major deal being sealed on day one of the airshow was an order placed by Emirates Airline for 40 Boeing 787-10 aircraft valued at

Ooredoo announces major network expansion in Myanmar
(The Peninsula - 13/11/2017)

Ooredoo Group announced yesterday that Ooredoo Myanmar will significantly expand its network and infrastructure to offer the widest and fastest 4G network in the country. By the end of 2017, Ooredoo’s superfast 4G network is expected to reach more than

du Signs MOU with ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority
(Press Release - 13/11/2017)

du, recently signed a memorandum of understanding at the FinTech Abu Dhabi summit with Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority, in the presence of Richard Teng, the CEO of Abu Dhabi Global Markets Financial Services Regulatory

Batelco supports the ongoing efforts of the TRA
(Biz Bahrain - 13/11/2017)

Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading digital solutions provider would like to take the opportunity to remind its customers about the TRA’s SIM-Card Enabled Telecommunications Services Registration Regulation when registering for mobile services, which came

Omantel completes Zain buy – Regional scale raised
(Arab Times - 13/11/2017)

Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) will pay $1.35 billion to buy a further 12.1 percent stake in Kuwaiti telecoms company Zain in a deal that will expand its reach to nine Middle Eastern and North African countries. It paid KD 0.781 ($2.58) per share,

du and UIB Collaborate to Introduce Region’s First Single Solution
(Press Release - 12/11/2017)

du and Unified Inbox (UIB) announced their strategic partnership to bring to the UAE market a new, convenient, and secure way for users to communicate with du and everything meaningful in their daily lives without downloading another app or using a

Zain launches new women empowerment network
(Trade Arabia - 12/11/2017)

Zain Group, a leading telecom services operator in the region, has announced the launch of its all-female empowerment initiative, aimed at achieving gender equality and empowering women in the organization to act, lead, develop, and succeed. While the

VIVA Bahrain offers Huawei’s latest Mate 10 series of devices
(Biz Bahrain - 09/11/2017)

VIVA Bahrain, the Kingdom’s most innovative telecom provider, adds another first to its growing portfolio of smartphones with Huawei’s latest flagship device – the Huawei Mate 10. This device is the first smartphone starring Huawei’s ground-breaking

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