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Batelco buys Jordan 3G telco licence for $70M

Batelco buys Jordan 3G telco licence for $70M

Batelco Group has bought a third-generation (3G) telecoms licence in Jordan for 50 million dinars ($70 million), the Bahraini operator said in a statement on Tuesday.

January 25, 2012 1:53
 

Kuwait’s Kharafi says committed to Zain

Kharafi Group not looking to sell its stake in Zain; Zain to keep existing mobile licences; Zain targets ISPs, submarine cables, bets on data to lift revenue

November 23, 2011 10:57
 

Omantel Q3 Net Profit rises 25 percent

Q3 net profit 28 mln rials vs 22.4 mln rials a year ago; Q3 revenue 109.9 mln mln rials vs 97.4 mln rials

November 13, 2011 11:07
 
Telcos can ring in profits from the business sector

Telcos can ring in profits from the business sector

In the MENA region, this business segment is yet to generate profits for telco operators even though the regional enterprise ICT market is sizable.

October 11, 2011 3:27
 
Just a fling? Blackberry remains on top…but for how long?

Just a fling? Blackberry remains on top…but for how long?

Nokia's underrated staying power is highlighted in a recent research that has Jacqueline Gomes also thinking about whether Blackberry will be able to keep its momentum in the region.

July 25, 2011 11:27
 

UAE’s Etisalat renews management agreement with Saudi affiliate

Five more years for Etisalat's Saudi connection as it renews management agreement with Saudi affiliate Mobily.

July 24, 2011 10:34
 

Telefonica signs strategic deal with Etisalat

Spain's Telefonica has signed a strategic agreement with the UAE largest telecoms carrier Etisalat which it hopes will cut costs, the telecoms giant said on Thursday.

July 23, 2011 12:43
 
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
 
Zain Saudi deal could be completed in eight weeks -Batelco CEO

Zain Saudi deal could be completed in eight weeks -Batelco CEO

Despite losses forecast in Q2 for Zain Saudi, Batelco’s deal to buy the telco firm in a $950m JV with Kingdom Holding is expected to wrap up in two months.

July 14, 2011 1:00
 
Cutting ties: The Etisalat DB fiasco is a lesson for firms looking for global expansion

Cutting ties: The Etisalat DB fiasco is a lesson for firms looking for global expansion

Dropped bids in Syria and Kuwait and now in a legal wrangle in India, Etisalat isn't stopping global rollout as it strengthens Chinese ties. Precious de Leon reports.

July 14, 2011 12:08
 
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