Friday 31 October 2014

Ooredoo unveils new promotion in Oman

Ooredoo, a leading telecom company with operations in many countries, has launched a new 'Shahry' keys promotion for its postpaid customers in Oman. Under the Shahry keys promotion, customers can use local bundled minutes to call over 100 international destinations or rec


Viva unveils fixed voice solutions for businesses

Viva Bahrain, a leading telecom operator in the kingdom, has launched fixed voice solutions for businesses offering fast, secure and efficient connectivity to their private exchanges (PBX) and unified communication systems. It aims at supporting their requirements from business c


Juniper to deliver efficient network services for STC

Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) has selected Juniper Networks, a leader in network innovation, to manage, operate and support STC’s entire Juniper High-IQ network infrastructure. Juniper’s innovative services model will include critical situation logistics suppo


UAE telecoms firm du posts 18pc rise in Q3 profit

Du, the UAE's  No.2 telecom operator by subscriber numbers, reported a 17.8 per cent rise in third-quarter net profit on Tuesday, in line with analyst estimates as mobile data income and fixed line revenue grew. The firm, which competes with Etisalat, made a net profit o


Apple CEO fires back as retailers block Apple Pay

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook fired back at CVS and Rite Aid on Monday after the drugstore chains blocked the iPhone maker's mobile payments service, saying there were plenty of other retailers around the world to sign up. Apple Pay launched about a week ago and saw more than a


UAE wins ITU, Radio Regulations Board membership

The UAE has has won the membership of the International Telecommunication Union Council for the third time in a row. The elections witnessed strong competition from 18 countries on 13 memberships reserved for the Asia region out of 48 memberships that constitute the ITU Council g


Etisalat launches smart home solutions in UAE

Etisalat, a leading telecom operator in the UAE, has teamed up with US-based consumer electronics firm Belkin to introduce smart home automation solutions to customers in the Emirates, ahead of its worldwide launch. WeMo is Belkin's award-winning home automation ecosystem and


Ooredoo nine-month profits stay steady at $570m

Qatar-based Ooredoo, a leading telecom company with operations in many countries, reported a net profit of QR2.079 billion ($570 million) for the first nine months of this year, compared to QR2.069 billion during the same period last year. Ooredoo Group posted a 11 per cent incre


STC beats estimates with flat Q3 profit

Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the Gulf's No 1 telecom operator by market value, reported a flat third-quarter profit on Monday, beating estimates. The firm, which competes domestically with Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and Zain Saudi, made a net profit of SR3.37 billion ($898 mill


Nawras rebranded as ‘Ooredoo’ in Oman

Nawras, a leading telecommunications operator in Oman, has completed its rebranding journey to officially become Ooredoo, joining over 95 million customers across their markets in the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia. As Ooredoo, the company is set to on consistently

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