Monday 6 July 2015

Saudi Telecom Company to pay Q2 dividend

Saudi Telecom Company will distribute a second-quarter dividend of 1 riyals ($0.2667) per share, the former monopoly said in bourse filing on Sunday. The payout is the same as in the three previous quarters but higher than 0.75 riyals paid for the first quarter of 2014.-R


Du unveils special Ramadan programmes

Dubai-based leading telecommunications provider du said it is offering customers the best entertainment programing across all genres, categories and screens this Ramadan. The award winning Islamic channel DIHQA (Dubai International Holy Quran Award) has returned to du TV on chann


Mobily’s 4G network sees 270pc growth

Etihad Etisalat Mobily, a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, has reported a 270 per cent growth rate in the average of transferred data on its 4G network during the month of Ramadan this year as against the same period of last year. Mobily explained that it has succeeded i


Etisalat unveils special package for 4G smartphone

UAE's leading telecom services operator Etisalat has announced a special three-month offer for the new Presitigio Multiphone 5454 Duo 4G LTE smartphone for its customers. As per the deal, the 5454 DUO 4G LTE smartphone model will be available for Dh299 ($81.3) with free 250MB


Dimension Data delivers big data analytics platform

Dimension Data, a leading information and communications technology (ICT) services and solutions provider, has completed its big data analytics and digital delivery platform from which the company will deliver real-time information on individual riders for the first time in the history of profe


Orange aims for growth in Africa, Middle East

Telecom operator Orange aims to grow revenue from its Africa and Middle East operation by about five per cent a year through 2018 and is looking for expansion opportunities in the region, chief financial officer Ramon Fernandez said. Speaking at a press conference, Fernandez said


Ooredoo appoints new chief customer experience officer

Leading telecommunications operator Ooredoo has appointed Amaal Hussain Al Lawati as its chief customer experience officer (CXO). Leading the company’s customer engagement strategy, Al Lawati’s role will focus on continuing the growth of the Sultanate’s ‘B


Du, Huawei to build mobile broadband network in UAE

Dubai-based telecommunications operator du and its partner Huawei, a leading ICT solutions provider have unveiled plans for a co-operation that will see the two companies build the region’ most advanced mobile broadband (MBB) network in UAE. It will offer evolutionary archi


Mobily, Semanoor launch ‘Rosom’ learning service

Mobily, a leading telecommunications operator in Saudi Arabia, has launched ‘Rosom’ learning service in collaboration with Semanoor, an e-learning and training company. This will be the first electronic educational and innovative service of its kind in the region, sai


STME wins ‘Overall Partner of the Year’ award from Hitachi

STME, a leading IT solutions provider and systems integrator in the Middle East, was honoured by Hitachi Data Systems at the HDS Summit 2015 with the award for ‘Overall Partner of the Year.’ The summit, which was held in Barcelona, Spain recently, saw various accolade

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