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Ooredoo: ringing the changes

Brand expert tells Kipp that Qtel's rebranding is a public expression of the company’s global footprint in a converging sector.

April 21, 2013 11:07
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Kuwait Telco Zain’s Deputy CEO Resigns

The deputy chief executive of Kuwait’s top telecom operator Zain has resigned, the company said in a statement to the local…

March 5, 2013 3:38
Qatar Telecom re-branding as Ooredoo

Qtel will now be ‘Ooredoo’

It said all operations in which it owns a controlling interest would be rebranded under the new name, which means "I want" in Arabic.

February 26, 2013 11:16

Oman’s Nawras offers fixed line number portability in Omantel challenge

Oman telecom operator Nawras launched number portability for fixed line services on Sunday in a move that may help it woo corporate customers from former monopoly Oman Telecommunications (Omantel).

September 16, 2012 5:23

Qatar telecom gains control of Iraqi Asiacell for $1.5 billion

Qtel to up stake in Iraq's No.2 operator to 60 percent; MerchantBridge, Farouk Group are the sellers

June 6, 2012 12:08
Qatar Telecom $1.87 billion rights issue

Qatar Telecom $1.87 billion rights issue covered – statement

Qatar Telecom has raised 6.8 billion riyals ($1.87 billion) from a fully subscribed rights issue, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

May 29, 2012 12:06

Saudi Telecom plans acquisition in 2012

Focus of acquisitions in Middle East; Broadband growth in double digit next year

October 24, 2011 6:39

Qtel’s Iraqi unit picks banks for IPO

The Iraqi affiliate of Qatar Telecom , Asiacell, has picked HSBC and Morgan Stanley to manage its initial public share offer, the unit's chief executive said on Wednesday.

October 13, 2011 10:38

Vodafone Qatar CEO dies, CFO named acting CEO

The Qatari affiliate of British mobile operator Vodafone will appoint Chief Financial Officer John Tombleson as acting chief executive.

November 2, 2010 2:49
Vodafone cries foul as Virgin enters Qatar’s telecom market

Vodafone cries foul as Virgin enters Qatar’s telecom market

Virgin and Qtel are in an argument with Vodafone over what the latter says is a $2 billion free pass for Virgin to enter Qatar’s telecom market.

May 28, 2010 3:16