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Siemens lands €470 million order for substations in Qatar

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Largest single order for Siemens WLL in Qatar to date Substations are required for infrastructure development projects due to upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 and Qatar National Vision 2030 Phase XII is part of the ongoing Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Siemens has executed substations and cabling projects worth €2 billion for Phase V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, and ...

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Zain customers can now give Internet as a gift

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Includes gifting Internet plans and extra GBs. Kuwait – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced today that postpaid customers can now give Internet plans or extra GBs as a gift to their families and friends whom are Zain postpaid or prepaid customers. This all-new feature was specially designed to suit the needs of Zain’s customers, and to add ...

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Wikimedia Foundation and Etisalat collaborate on education initiative to offer free access to Wikipedia

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Abu Dhabi – Etisalat Group , the leading telecommunications operator in Middle East, Africa and Asia,will offer its subscribers across 19 markets free access to Wikipedia via Wikipedia Zero. Wikipedia Zero is the Wikimedia Foundation’s global initiative to enable everyone to access and participate in Wikipedia, the world’s largest free knowledge resource. The collaboration between Etisalat and the Wikimedia Foundation ...

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IT upskilling key for employees, as the MOI Telecom’s Department, Qatar signs partnership with comptia

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CompTIA, the IT industry association and leader in vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global IT workforce, has today announced it is teaming with The Ministry of Interior (MOI) Telecoms Department in Qatar to offer key IT training courses to their employees, increasing work efficiency and productivity in the workforce. The MOI is the first government entity in Qatar to sign ...

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Etisalat welcomes new businesses in the UAE with on-boarding program ‘Hello Business’ for Small and Medium businesses

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Etisalat today announced another regional first with the launch of its Hello Business program, enabling small and medium businesses (SMBs) to set up in the UAE. This program offers, among many benefits, the following: -Value-for-money offerings for mobile and office products and services for new businesses in the UAE -A personalized visit by a trained and authorized Etisalat representative to ...

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MEA Smartphone Market Booms as 4G LTE Shipments to GCC Grow 400%

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GCC shipments of 4G LTE handsets have increased more than four times over the last year and are now close to accounting for one half of all smartphones sold in the region, according to the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC). The market intelligence firm’s Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker shows that smartphones now make up 75% of the phones ...

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Yahsat on track for deployment of Al Yah 3

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Orbital Sciences Corporation Completes Preliminary Design Review for Yahsat Al Yah 3 Satellite Yahsat , the UAE-based satellite operator, a wholly owned company of the Mubadala Development Company , and Orbital Sciences Corporation [NYSE: ORB] today announced that they have completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the Al Yah 3 spacecraft and payload. Al Yah 3, which is based ...

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Etisalat Egypt & Ericsson Complete internet Bundling project

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•Ericsson and Etisalat Egypt celebrate the completion of their project providing Etisalat subscribers with more flexible on-demand data subscriptions to mobile broadband and ADSL services •Subscribers canrequest and update account information and stay informed about costs, balances and bonuses in real-time •As part of their ongoing efforts to provide better services to mobile broadband and ADSL subscribers, Etisalat Egypt and ...

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Ten times more data with vodafone

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Vodafone Prepaid customers can now enjoy ten times more data with all Vodafone Internet Cards that are activated as of the 31st of October 2014. Vodafone customers will be able to surf, browse and download their favourite videos or music like never before with ten times the usual data allowance. Vodafone customers will be able to get this great deal ...

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du’s robust telecommunications infrastructure provides foundation for UAE’s economic growth

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Speaking at a panel organised by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority during GITEX 2014, Saleem AlBlooshi, Executive Vice President – Network Development & Operations, du , highlighted the critical role that du ‘s infrastructure is playing to drive economic activity in the region. AlBlooshi said: “In today’s digitised world, we are playing a critical role in the development of the UAE ...

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