Telecommunications

Mobily achieves 17 Million net Profit for the First Quarter of 2016

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The Improved Operational Efficiency Enhances the Company’s rising Path. Etihad Etisalat (Mobily ) has achieved a net profit amounted SAR 17 million for the first quarter of this year 2016 comparing to a loss of SAR 44 million for the same period last year, with a growth of 54% so that he company continues the rising trend of profitability which …

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Virgin Mobile Hits 2.5 Million Subscribers in the Middle East & Africa

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Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa Maintains Pace as Fastest Growing MVNO in the Middle East & Africa Dubai – Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) announced today that 2.5 million customers now use its mobile telecom services, bolstering its position as the fastest growing MVNO in the region. Mikkel Vinter, CEO and founder of Virgin Mobile Middle East …

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Orange completes the acquisition of the Liberian mobile operator Cellcom

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Liberia will now become the 20th country in Africa and the Middle East to join the Orange group. Orange (www.Orange.com) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Cellcom, Liberia’s leading mobile operator(1), through its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire. Less than three months after signing the agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited for the acquisition of its Liberian …

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Erıcsson consumerlab: Evolving expectations of smartphone users in Saudi Arabia

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Smartphone users in Saudi Arabia have a strong interest in new and future services like multi-screening, connected cars and connected homes. The aspiration for these new services is much higher than among users in the US and the UK. 62 percent of the time spent watching videos is on smartphones and tablets When it comes to satisfaction of mobile broadband …

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Ooredoo Kuwait to purchase 99% of FASTtelco’s shares

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Kuwait, Kuwait City – Ooredoo Kuwait (National Mobile Telecommunications Co. K.S.C) has entered into an agreement to purchase 99% of Internet Service Provider FASTtelco ‘s shares for a total consideration of KD 11 million. The transaction is subject to the approval from the relevant regulatory and governmental authorities. This transaction is an important step for both Ooredoo and FASTtelco as …

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Orange Jordan signs strategic partnership with The Jordan Post Company

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Orange Jordan recently signed a strategic service cooperation agreement with the Jordan Post, through which the Jordan Post will provide telecommunications services to the masses via its post offices spread around the Kingdom, in order to serve a broader segment of citizens. This partnership, which aims to continue providing a wide range of telecommunications services to the public – including …

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MiX Telematics and FMSi win Engineering Excellence Award at the ITS Smart Mobility Awards in Abu Dhabi

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MiX Telematics, in conjunction with local channel partner Fleet Management Services International (FMSi), have been awarded for the “Best of Use of Technology for Improved Traffic . Management” at the ITS and Road Safety Awards 2016. The awards, held alongside the ITS Smart Mobility Forum, recognise companies who have contributed to improving road and driver safety in the Middle East. …

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Introducing a world of modern lifestyle VIVA launches Bahrain’s first-ever ‘Connected Life’ digital solutions

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Manama – Bahrain – Continuing its successful journey by bringing the latest technological innovations to its customers, VIVA is introducing Bahrain to a world of modern lifestyle with connected digital solutions under “VIVA Connected Life”. The new smart technologies tailored for homes and cars, along with portable devices for child tracking and health monitoring, link various aspects of customers’ everyday …

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YouGotaGift.com powers Etisalat Rewards

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YouGotaGift.com, the region’s leading digital Gift Card Company, announced it has been appointed by Etisalat to digitize its rewards program. As part of the tie-up, YouGotaGift.com will provide Etisalat with its eGift Voucher solution that enables members of Etisalat’s rewards program to redeem their points instantly for over 100 brands in UAE using the Etisalat Mobile App or Etisalat Rewards …

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Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority launches new and improved Visit Abu Dhabi mobile App

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Version 4.0 boasts upgraded features including access to bus and taxi services. Abu Dhabi, UAE – Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has launched a new, improved version of its Visit Abu Dhabi mobile application. The latest Visit Abu Dhabi app version, which allows users to gain instant access to all that’s new in the emirate via …

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