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Ooredoo announces QR15.3bn in revenue for H1,18
(The Peninsula - 30/07/2018)

Telecom giant Ooredoo recorded a QR15.3bn in revenue for the first half of 2018 (H1 2018). The revenues were mainly driven by strong contributions from Qatar, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait, Tunisia and Myanmar. Group revenue decreased 6 percent

Ooredoo named fastest mobile network in Oman
(Trade Arabia - 26/07/2018)

Ooredoo Oman, a leading telecom provider, has been named the Fastest Mobile Network in Oman for Q1–Q2 2018 by Ookla, a global leader in Internet testing and analysis.<br/><br/> To determine this award, Ookla analysed consumer-initiated tests taken on

Vodafone Qatar net profit grows by QR180m in H1
(The Peninsula - 25/07/2018)

Vodafone Qatar delivered solid improvements in its financial and operational performance during the first half of the year ended June 30, 2018. The total revenue of the Company increased by 1.7 percent compared to the same period last year to reach

Etisalat H1 net profit jumps 6pc to top $1.1bn
(Trade Arabia - 25/07/2018)

UAE-based telecommunications giant Etisalat Group has posted consolidated net profit of Dh4.3 billion ($1.17 billion) for the first half (H1) of 2018 representing a six per cent increase year over year.<br/><br/> The Group’s consolidated revenues for

Ooredoo best in ‘overall network quality during 2012-2018
(The Peninsula - 24/07/2018)

Ooredoo has today announced that it has been confirmed as the leading telecommunications company in Qatar for both data and voice services from 2012 to Q1 2018 by consumers in an ongoing study from an internationally-renowned research company.<br/><br/>

Mobily cuts losses by over 50pc
(Trade Arabia - 24/07/2018)

Saudi telecom operator Mobily has reduced its net losses to SR172 million in H1 2018 from SR352.7 million in H1 2017, representing a decrease in net losses of 51.2%. <br/><br/> This is mainly due to the increase in gross profit driven by a revenue

VIVA posts KD 23.8m net profi t in H1, 2018
(Arab Times - 24/07/2018)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastestgrowing and most developed telecom operator, announced the financial results for six-month period ended June 30, 2018; whereby VIVA’s net profit grew to reach KD 23.8 million recording growth of 21 percent compared to the same

Ooredoo holds meet for Nojoom partners
(The Peninsula - 22/07/2018)

Ooredoo announced yesterday that it has held a ‘partner event’ for its award-winning Nojoom loyalty programme, to introduce new partners who have joined the programme in the first six months of 2018.<br/><br/> The event, which was held at Ooredoo’s Tower

UAE telecoms firm Du Q2 net profit up 1.3%
(The National - 19/07/2018)

Du, the UAE's second-biggest telecoms operator, reported a 1.3 per cent increase in second-quarter net profit on Thursday, as total revenues rose The Dubai-based operator made a net profit after royalty of Dh453 million in the three months to June,

Vodafone Qatar connects ASTAD with fixed services
(The Peninsula - 18/07/2018)

An agreement signed yesterday by Vodafone Qatar and ASTAD will ensure all the site offices of the country’s project management arm are connected via Vodafone Qatar’s fixed services.<br/><br/> The strategic agreement was signed at ASTAD’s headquarter

Batelco plans major mobile network upgrade
(Trade Arabia - 18/07/2018)

Batelco, the leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, is enhancing its mobile networks in a major upgrade that will elevate communication standards in the kingdom.<br/><br/> The upgrade supports Batelco’s efforts as the kingdom’s leading integrator

DU catalyzes its digital transformation journey
(Saudi Gazette - 15/07/2018)

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in collaboration with Cisco, on Friday unveiled a white paper outlining its transformational journey towards becoming an ‘ICT service provider’ by 2021. Titled ‘EITC Infrastructure Outlook

Ooredoo launches second Spring-Forward initiative
(Oman Daily Observer - 12/07/2018)

After the success of its Springboard initiative, organised as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Ooredoo yesterday unveiled the second part of the campaign, dubbed ‘Spring Forward’, which seeks to groom male and female Omani graduates as

Omantel is main sponsor of Salalah Tourism Festival 2018
(Oman Daily Observer - 11/07/2018)

Continuing its active presence in national festivals and events that attract different social groups, Omantel is welcoming visitors to the Salalah Tourism Festival, which began yesterday and will run until August 25. “Omantel continues its annual

Expo 2020 first 5G customer in ME with Etisalat deal
(Trade Arabia - 11/07/2018)

Leading UAE telecom provider Etisalat has connected Expo 2020 Dubai to its 5G network, making the site of the next World Expo the first commercial location in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region to experience 5G. The milestone

Ooredoo seeing strong uptake of its business broadband solution
(Gulf Times - 09/07/2018)

Ooredoo announced yesterday that it is seeing strong uptake on its business broadband solution, which is supporting new digital business models across Qatar.<br/><br/> Ooredoo is continuing to make major investments in its Ooredoo Supernet, which

Omantel, Equinix to open data centre in Oman
(Times of Oman - 08/07/2018)

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) and Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, announced that the companies have entered into a joint venture to deliver data centre and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East

Omantel launches ‘Tourist Pack’
(Oman Daily Observer - 05/07/2018)

The first and leading provider of integrated telecommunications services in the Sultanate — launches the ‘Tourist Pack’, a dedicated pack tailored for tourists visiting Oman. Priced as low as RO 5, the pack offers 2 GB of Internet usage, 50 SMS and 50

Etisalat launches ‘Annual Add-on’ data packs
(Trade Arabia - 05/07/2018)

Etisalat today launched the region’s first ‘Annual Add-on’ packs, offering postpaid customers bulk data allowances on a 12-month instalment scheme starting from Dh100/ month.<br/><br/> With the new ‘Annual Add-on’, postpaid customers no longer have to

Ooredoo launches new IoT solution for fleet management
(Gulf Times - 04/07/2018)

Ooredoo is further expanding its innovative portfolio with yesterday’s launch of Ooredoo Fleet Management, a solution that can help organisations drive to new levels of business competitiveness with their vehicle fleets, routes, and drivers.<br/><br/>

VIVA Summer Internship Program kicks off for the 8th consecutive year
(Biz Bahrain - 04/07/2018)

VIVA Bahrain, through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, VIVA Jusoor, has kicked off its Summer Internship Program for the seventh consecutive year, providing local students an opportunity to attain extensive on-job training that complements their

Batelco launches ME’s first IoT accelerator
(Trade Arabia - 04/07/2018)

Batelco, a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, has launched Brinc Batelco IoT Hub, the first Internet of Things (IoT) hardware accelerator in the Middle East region.<br/><br/> The IoT Hub was opened in the presence of the Minister of

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