Tuesday 28 July 2015

Mobily offers free Internet roaming in 53 countries

Mobily, a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, has introduced a new package which offers its new and existing subscribers to get free internet while roaming in more than 53 countries including about 88 operators around the world. Any “Raqi” subscriber will be abl


Batelco signs fibre network deal with VKL Holdings

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading business solutions provider, has signed a partnership deal with VKL Holding Group to provide end-to-end fibre infrastructure for Juffair Mall and Juffair Hotel. Nearly 300 optical network terminations (ONT) will enable telephony, wireless internet


Asia to lead in consumer deployment of 5G

Asian countries such as South Korea and Japan will be the leaders in commercialising 5G, edging out their US and European counterparts, according to a new analysis. A part of Frost & Sullivan’s Automotive & Transportation Growth Partnership Service programme, the ne


Yahsat in new service deal with ClickSat in Pakistan

Yahsat, a leading Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator, has signed a deal with new service partner Clicksat, to distribute its internet broadband service YahClick to users across Pakistan. The users will be able to instantly connect to satellite broadband anywhere in the country us


Fans await invites as OnePlus 2 set for launch

OnePlus 2, a smartphone termed by the Chinese company as the  '2016 flagship killer', will be launched today (July 27). Available via an invite system, just like the first version, the smartphone has created quite buzz among users and social media for its superior fe


Africa move to boost mobile broadband hailed

By coming together and agreeing unified proposals, African governments have shown their support for making more spectrum available to meet the mobile broadband needs of their citizens, said a top official. John Giusti, deputy chief regulatory officer, GSMA, was commenting on the


Ooredoo Kuwait Q2 net profit falls 30pc

Mobile operator Ooredoo Kuwait reported a 30 per cent fall in second-quarter profit on Sunday, mainly due to losses in Algeria and Tunisia, extending a lengthy earnings slump. The subsidiary of Qatar's Ooredoo, which competes domestically with Zain and Saudi Telecom affiliate


Batelco selects datamena to deploy PoP service

UAE-based datamena, a carrier neutral data centre and connectivity platform serving the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced that it has been selected by Bahrain’s leading integrated communications provider Batelco to deploy a point-of-presence (PoP) service. The


Meta-Byte, ERP Maestro partner to help SAP clients

Dubai-based Meta-Byte Technologies, a leading management and technology consulting firm in the Middle East, has joined hands with ERP Maestro, a cloud-based solution that automates access controls in SAP, in order to aid clients running SAP. The partnership will help in automatin


Mobily leads in international roaming 4G services

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, has announced that it has become the leading operator in the Middle East to partner with over 100 global telecom service providers in the world, offering high-speed data roaming services on 4G (LTE) networks. M

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