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Ericsson and Etisalat Misr win GTB 2016 innovation award for the second year in a row

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For the second year in a row, Ericsson and Etisalat Misr won the Global Telecom Business (GTB) innovation award The Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards highlights innovative projects in the global telecommunications industry Both companies received an award for their joint efforts in launching the Customer Value Management solution for Etisalat Misr For the second year in a row, Ericsson …

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Ericsson region Middle East appoints network and technology Leaders to its leadership team

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As part of the recent structural changes to strengthen strategy execution to drive growth and profitability, Ericsson in Region Middle East announced new appointments to its Leadership Team bringing Network and Technology leaders to serve its customers in the region. The following members assumed the following responsibility as of July 1, 2016: Isil Yalcin is appointed Head of Network Products …

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Ooredoo Kuwait Appoints Frederic Debord as New Chief Operating Officer

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Kuwait, Kuwait City: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo Group, announced today the appointment of Frederic Debord, who is joining Ooredoo Kuwait as Chief Operating Officer. Ooredoo Kuwait’s CEO and General Manager Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani said: “We wish to extend a very warm welcome to Frederic Debord for joining Ooredoo Kuwait’s family. We are confident …

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Ericsson appoints Tarek Saadi to head Customer units GCC, Pakistan and global customer unit zain

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Tarek Saadi assumes the positions of Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain and Customer Unit Gulf Council Countries (GCC) & Pakistan Saadi’s appointment was effective July 1st, 2016 Tarek Saadi assumes the positions of Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain and Customer Unit Gulf Council Countries (GCC) & Pakistan Saadi’s appointment was effective July 1st, 2016 …

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Ericsson appoints Ali Eid as Head of Ericsson KSA, Jordan and Palestine

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Ericsson announces the appointment of Ali Eid as Head of Customer Unit for KSA, Jordan, and Palestine Eid’s appointment is effective July 1st 2016 Ericsson announced the appointment of Ali Eid as Head of Customer Unit for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Jordan, and Palestine within Ericsson Region Middle East and East Africa. His current position as Head of Customer …

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Etisalat launches its first virtual telecom function

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Following the successful launch of its first NFV telco cloud, Etisalat has successfully on-boarded its first virtualized telecom function using Affirmed Networks’ virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution. Representing the core technology components of a mobile system, an Evolved Packet Core is the foundation of any mobile service. Marking another first for the telecom leader, Etisalat made its first live …

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Irresistible Almarai is most positively perceived brand in Saudi Arabia

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eXtra and Mobily claim Kingdom’s most improved brand status. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Middle East megabrand Almarai is the most positively perceived brand in Saudi Arabia according to the 2016 Mid-Year BestBrand Rankings – released today by global market research company YouGov. The Mid-Year BestBrand Rankings which launched across 26 countries globally, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, are …

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Deloitte predicts revolutionary disruptive technologies in telecommunications

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Doha – Deloitte in the Middle East has launched new services which provide support to clients in managing revolutionary disruptive technologies. The service has been launched in collaboration with Deloitte’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Center of Excellence for Telecom Engineering, headquartered in Portugal. These technologies and Deloitte’s new offerings to Middle East clients were presented at the 5G and …

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Al Rifai appointed CFO Siemens Middle East

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Alia Al Rifai to focus on strengthening key growth areas, profitability Starts new role July 1, 2016 Takes over from Stefan Halberstadt, who moves to a new position with Siemens in Germany   Siemens has appointed Alia Al Rifai (40) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company’s Middle East region, effective July 1. Al Rifai assumed her new role …

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Infinix Mobility grows market share, plans expansion in Egypt

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Egyptian’s population is boosting the growth of smartphone industry. Cairo, Egypt – Infinix Mobility is gaining significant market share after just three years in Egypt, and plans to debut a line-up of products in this market over the coming months. Having quickly developed into one of Africa’s key mobile device brands, Infinix have taken over smartphone distribution in countries across …

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