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Iraq's bourse is bracing for a milestone $1.3 billion initial public offering. The share offer by the country's number-two mobile opera
UK-based Synchronica, a global provider of nextgen mobile messaging solutions, has received its third expansion order in seven months from mobile operators from the Middle East.
The latest order for additional mobile gateway user licences,
Mobile phone users in Bahrain will be able to change their operator without having to change their phone number from July 17, the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) said.
TRA information communication technology director Ahmed Al
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) will increase its stake in Tunisian mobile operator Tunisiana beyond the 75 percent it currently holds, its director Abdullah Al Thani said on Tuesday.
Half of Tunisiana, the only private telecommunication
Tunisian mobile operator Tunisiana plans to list its shares on the Tunis stock exchange in the first half of 2011, the chairman of key shareholder Qatar Telecom (Qtel) said.
'We are trying to speed up the process to allow the listing t
Viva, the third company offering mobile technology and Internet in Bahrain, has made the telecom market more competitive in the kingdom, said a top official.
The move was in line with Bahrain’s strategy to offer various services at competi
South Africa's MTN Group ended talks with Egypt's Orascom Telecom about a potential acquisition, sinking a deal that could have created the world's third-largest mobile operator.
Africa's top mobile phone operator began tal
Saudi mobile operator Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) said on Sunday it would refinance a 1.5 billion riyal ($400 million) Islamic loan over a four-year period.
A statement on the Saudi bourse website said the short-term loan, taken out in 2008 t