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Du launches telecom solution for UAE enterprises
(Gulf News - 30/04/2018)

Telecom operator du announced the launch of an all-in-one telecom solution for enterprises. The Business Complete Plan is a one-stop-shop solution which includes faster broadband speeds, a business device with a discount worth up to Dh2,200, unlimited

Ooredoo Oman Q1 net profit up 15.9 per cent
(Oman Daily Observer - 26/04/2018)

Ooredoo Oman has reported a 0.3 per cent increase in revenues for the first three months of 2018 to RO 68.0 million compared with RO 67.8 million in 2017. The growth is driven by increases in both mobile and fixed data revenue, the telecom operator

Etisalat Group Q1 consolidated revenues hit $3.56bn
(Trade Arabia - 25/04/2018)

UAE's leading telecom services operator Etisalat Group said its consolidated revenues for the three months ending March 31, 2018, surged to Dh13.1 billion ($3.56 billion), up 5 per cent year-over-year.<br/><br/> Announcing the results, the telco giant

Vodafone Qatar connects Lusail City to the future
(The Peninsula - 23/04/2018)

An agreement signed by Vodafone Qatar and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company today sets Lusail City on course to become one of the most technologically advanced and connected cities in the world.<br/><br/> The extensive agreement reinforces

Mobily quarterly loss down
(Trade Arabia - 23/04/2018)

Mobily, a leading telecom provider in Saudi Arabia, has decreased its quarterly losses in Q1 2018 by 49 per cent to SR93 million ($24.84 million) compared to SR182 million in Q4 2017. <br/><br/> This was mainly due to the growth of revenues driven by

Etisalat is region’s most valuable brand — report
(Arab News - 22/04/2018)

Abu Dhabi-based telco Etisalat has been named as the region’s most valuable brand for 2018, rising by 40 percent to $7.7 billion in the past year, according to consultancy Brand Finance, with leading Saudi firms also experiencing gains.<br/><br/> Drivers

Viva Bahrain, Samsung partner for entertainment service
(Trade Arabia - 20/04/2018)

Viva Bahrain, a leading telecom operator has partnered with Samsung Electronics Mena introducing Samsung CUE, a digital entertainment service featuring latest music and music services.<br/><br/> Under this exclusive partnership, Viva subscribers will

Du announces new budget smartphone offer
(Trade Arabia - 20/04/2018)

Dubai-based telecom provider recently announced its new Budget Smartphone Offer, which will allow companies to buy affordable devices for their employees through easy interest-free instalment plans of 12 or 24 months.<br/><br/> The instalments start from

Omantel issues $1.5bn worth bonds
(Oman Daily Observer - 19/04/2018)

Oman Telecommunications Company SAOG (Omantel) announced on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, that it has successfully issued bonds worth $1.5 billion in two tranches — one for $600 million maturing in 2023 (5.5 years) yielding an interest rate of 5.625 per

Etisalat, Indra partner to boost digital solutions
(Trade Arabia - 19/04/2018)

UAE-based telecom provider Etisalat has partnered with Indra, one of the world's top technology and consulting companies, to enhance and widen its digital solutions portfolio in multiple sectors.<br/><br/> The partnership allows both parties to share

Vodafone Qatar tops GCC M&A deal in Q1
(The Peninsula - 18/04/2018)

The total number of closed M&A transactions in the GCC in first quarter of 2018 grew by 38 percent compared to Q1, 2017.<br/><br/> One of the top five reported deal values during the first quarter was the $371m, involving Qatar Foundation acquiring 51

Etisalat teams up with Indra to enhance its digital solutions portfolio
(Gulf News - 18/04/2018)

Etisalat today announced its partnership with Indra to enhance and widen its digital solutions portfolio in multiple sectors.<br/><br/> In a statement released on WAM, the company said the agreement would allowing both parties to share best practices and

Zain appoints Al Deghaither as new CEO
(Saudi Gazette - 16/04/2018)

Mobile Telecommunication Company Saudi Arabia (Zain) announced that its Board of Directors, on Sunday, decided that its CEO, Peter Kaliaropoulos will step down to make way for the Chief Operating Officer Eng. Sultan Al Deghaither to take the lead role

Ooredoo Launches 3G Services in Palestine
(The Peninsula - 15/04/2018)

Ooredoo Group announced Saturday that its operating company in Palestine, Wataniya Mobile, has successfully launched 3G services in West Bank and is already seeing strong demand on the service.<br/><br/> This comes as part of the companys heavy

Viva unveils region’s first 9-beam antenna tech
(Trade Arabia - 15/04/2018)

Viva Bahrain, a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom, said it had made a regional breakthrough by deploying the region’s first nine-beam antenna technology during this year’s Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. <br/><br/> Delivering approximately

Etisalat, global telcos to create cyber security alliance
(Trade Arabia - 13/04/2018)

UAE-based telecom provider Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefónica have signed an agreement to create the first Global Telco Security Alliance to offer enterprises a comprehensive portfolio of cyber security services.<br/><br/> The alliance will be

Batelco signs deal with British University of Bahrain
(Trade Arabia - 12/04/2018)

Batelco, the leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, said it has signed a strategic partnership deal with the British University of Bahrain (BUB), a move aimed at supporting education in general and higher education in the kingdom.<br/><br/>

Ooredoo Myanmar introduces first trade engagement programme for partners
(Gulf Times - 10/04/2018)

Ooredoo Myanmar launched a trade engagement programme, which has a user friendly full-featured application for the trade. The official launching ceremony was held at Shwe Pyi Thar Hotel in Mandalay on Saturday. <br/><br/> Ooredoo has more than 100,000

Ooredoo Group achieves Cisco Gold Partnership
(Gulf Times - 08/04/2018)

Ooredoo Group has achieved the highest-possible partnership status from Cisco for Ooredoo’s Qatar, Kuwait, and Oman operations to enable the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).<br/><br/> As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner,

Ooredoo creates pathway to career progression
(Oman Daily Observer - 08/04/2018)

Following Ooredoo’s highly successful Springboard programme for women, the company has announced the launch of its first male and female Spring Forward programme. With a focus on management and career development, this initiative aims to empower working

Mobily opens new outlets at Saudi malls
(Trade Arabia - 08/04/2018)

Mobily, a leading telecom services operator in Saudi Arabia, has opened several outlets at mega malls across the kingdom as part of its regional expansion plans.<br/><br/> Khaled Riad, the chief sales officer, said: "We opened our outlets at the malls in

Omantel sets up investor roadshow for potential dollar bond issue
(Gulf News - 06/04/2018)

Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) will start meeting investors on April 8 ahead of a potential US dollar bond, the company said on Thursday. Citi and Credit Suisse have been hired as global coordinators for the potential deal, alongside Bank ABC, Bank

Etisalat slashes roaming rates for data, texts and calls
(The National - 03/04/2018)

Etisalat has announced it has reduced its roaming rates for voice calls, SMS and data starting from April 1.<br/><br/> It said in a statement that pre- and post-paid customers will benefit discounted roaming rates on data, outgoing voice calls to UAE,

Batelco readies telecom network for Bahrain F1
(Trade Arabia - 03/04/2018)

Batelco, the official telecommunications partner of Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is providing a full range of communications services for the 2018 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.<br/><br/> Batelco’s communication network at the BIC facilitates

Ooredoo extends Cisco partnership to accelerate next gen connectivity
(Gulf Times - 02/04/2018)

Ooredoo announced yesterday the next step in its partnership with global technology company Cisco, delivering solutions that can accelerate advanced connectivity deployments to boost the business competitiveness of Qatar’s organisations.<br/><br/> As

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