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Ammar Enaya

Middle East telcos can give customers what they want

By Ammar Enaya, regional director at Aruba Networks Middle East and Turkey

May 20, 2014 6:43
 
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Telecom Egypt says second quarterly net profit drops 25 percent

Landline monopoly Telecom Egypt reported a 25 percent drop in second-quarter net income on Wednesday, pushed lower by weaker revenue and employee demands for higher pay since the country's president was overthrown in a popular uprising.

August 8, 2012 4:27
 
Saudi Zain Telecom

Saudi telecom’s profit beats forecasts

Saudi Telecom Co (STC), the Gulf's No.1 telecoms operator, reported a 6.7 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday, beating analysts' estimates.

July 19, 2012 12:35
 
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Saudi Telecom appoints Khaled al-Ghoneim as new group CEO

Saudi Telecom Co, the Gulf's No.1 telecoms operator, has appointed Khaled al-Ghoneim as group executive, the former monopoly said on Wednesday.

June 6, 2012 7:06
 
Saudi Zain Telecom

Five banks to underwrite $1.6 billion Zain Saudi share issue

Lead manager Saudi Fransi Capital, the investment banking unit of Banque Saudi Fransi, and Rajhi Capital, part of Al-Rajhi Bank, will each underwrite 44.8 percent of the issue's 600 million shares.

June 6, 2012 11:47
 
Egypt Regulator Clears France Telecom's Mobinil Offer

Egypt Regulator Clears France Telecom's Mobinil Offer

Egypt's financial market regulator EFSA said on Sunday that France Telecom can go ahead with a tender offer for a stake in mobile operator Mobinil held by local shareholder Orascom Telecom Media and Technology (OTMT).

April 23, 2012 9:13
 
Zain Saudi Q1 Net Loss Narrows By 21 Percent

Zain Saudi Q1 Net Loss Narrows By 21 Percent

Zain Saudi said its first quarter loss narrowed by 21 percent from a year earlier due to lower operating costs, in line with analyst expectations.

April 17, 2012 3:38
 
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
 
Saudi Telecom's home boom may trim foreign ambitions

Saudi Telecom's home boom may trim foreign ambitions

Saudi Telecom Co's (STC) rising domestic revenue, halting a downward trend for the former monopoly, may lead it to slow its overseas push where it faces a tougher operating environment and limited buying opportunities.

March 8, 2012 3:27
 
Saudi Telecom’s home boom may trim foreign ambitions

Saudi Telecom’s home boom may trim foreign ambitions

Saudi Telecom Co's (STC) rising domestic revenue, halting a downward trend for the former monopoly, may lead it to slow its overseas push where it faces a tougher operating environment and limited buying opportunities.

March 8, 2012 3:27