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UAE’s Etisalat eyes $700M from sale of XL Axiata stake

UAE’s Etisalat eyes $700M from sale of XL Axiata stake

UAE telecom operator Etisalat plans to sell its entire 13.29 percent stake in Indonesia's No.3 phone firm PT XL Axiata, to raise between $600 to $700 million this year, sources said on Tuesday.

March 13, 2012 1:52
 
Western Union, Afghan Roshan eye mobile money transfer

Western Union, Afghan Roshan eye mobile money transfer

Afghan telecoms operator Roshan has teamed up with Western Union Co to enable subscribers to receive remittances from abroad on their mobile phones, a joint statement said.

February 28, 2012 2:44
 
Bring it kinda on: Etisalat and Du fight for the top spot

Bring it kinda on: Etisalat and Du fight for the top spot

Prepare for great telco promos to come your way, as du and Etisalat do their competitive dance. Oh wait, not yet...it’s not quite a real competition yet, says Jacqueline Gomes.

July 20, 2011 3:11
 
Out with the old, in with the new: Incumbent telcos slump at the sight competition

Out with the old, in with the new: Incumbent telcos slump at the sight competition

Saturated home markets and loss-making efforts abroad hasten nosedive for former telco monopolies while second and third entry operators shine in a data and mobile broadband playing field - Reuters

July 10, 2011 10:51
 

Zain confirms $10.7 billion deal to sell African assets

The telecom operator hopes to make $5 billion after repaying its liabilities.

February 16, 2010 4:57
 
Going in-Zain

Going in-Zain

Three’s company on the Saudi mobile phone market starting today. Following the launch of Zain, is there any chance the kingdom’s neighbors might get a clue?

August 26, 2008 8:50