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TRA is Gold Sponsor for 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the standardization sector

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The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating with a high-level delegation at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) meeting which started on October 25 in Yasmine Al Hammamat City in Tunisia and will continue until November 3, 2016. The meeting is held every four years with the participation of official delegations from various countries in addition to more than 1,000 …

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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2016 in Tunisia

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TRA is Gold Sponsor for 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the standardization sector. The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating with a high-level delegation at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) meeting which started on October 25 in Yasmine Al Hammamat City in Tunisia and will continue until November 3, 2016. The meeting is held every four years …

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Zain Group CEO Scott Gegenheimer elected to GSMA Board

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Two-year term will see Mr. Gegenheimer involved in charting the future course of mobile connectivity across the globe. London, Kuwait City – Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator across the Middle East and Africa announces the election of its Chief Executive Officer, Scott Gegenheimer, as a member of the Board of Directors of GSM Association (GSMA) for a two-year …

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TRA Reveals Data for Second Quarter of 2016 on UAE Market Shares of Mobile Handsets, Smartphones and Social Networking Sites

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The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has revealed statistics for the second quarter of 2016 (1 April to 30 June) on the nation’s most popular mobile phone handsets, social networking platforms and applications websites. Investigating the current state of the market, the TRA’s report reveals the market share of mobile phones in the UAE by manufacturer and model. Whilst the report does …

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Leading independent analyst Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury joins Sky News Arabia

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Sky News Arabia has announced the appointment of Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury, a leading independent market strategist and analyst. Al Hammoury joins the broadcaster as a Business Analyst and Presenter, providing daily segments and offering in-depth analysis of the latest regional and global economic developments. Commenting on the appointment on Twitter, Nart Bouran, CEO of Sky News Arabia, said: “Daily economic …

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Kuwait’s Zain Telecom Group promotes Dr. Andrew Arowojolu to Chief Regulatory Officer

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With over 25 years of telecom strategy experience, Dr. Andrew to interact closely with industry and regulatory authorities as well as support the execution of Zain’s unfolding digital lifestyle ambitions Kuwait City – Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator across the Middle East and Africa, announces the promotion of Dr. Andrew Arowojolu to Group Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), effective …

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Orange Egypt Acquires the COPC (CSP) International Certificate

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For the 5th Consecutive Year Cairo, Egypt – Orange Egypt has achieved re-certification to the COPC Customer Service Provider (CSP) Standard for the fifth consecutive year. The international COPC is considered one of the most important certificates to evaluate customer care centers’ performance globally. Orange Egypt is the first operator among Orange group to obtain this certificate and also the …

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With 91% of residents aware of Pokémon GO – will Pokémon fever catch on in the UAE?

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Dubai, UAE – According to a new YouGov survey, 91% of UAE residents are aware of the location-based reality game Pokémon GO, but will Pokémon fever catch on in the Emirates? The results reveal that 22% of aware UAE residents have already downloaded the gaming app to their device, of which 9% are currently active users, but 13% claim after …

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Jean-Marc Harion will be Chief Executive Officer of Orange Egypt starting 1st of September

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Orange Egypt announced the appointment of Jean Marc Harion as Chief Executive Officer succeeding Yves Gauthier. Jean Marc Harion bringing over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications sector in which he spent in leading positions in the sector and achieving numerous successes in many countries in the world. Since 2011, Jean Marc Harion was the Orange Belgium Chief Executive …

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Vuclip Appoints Sherif Dahan to Head Operations for the Middle East and North Africa Region

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Former MSN Arabia Managing Director to Lead Launch & Operations of the Company’s OTT Video Service Viu in the Region. Vuclip, a PCCW Media company and the leading premium video-on-demand service for emerging markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherif Dahan as Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This move comes ahead of …

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