UAE-based Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has announced the launch of its first ruggedized satellite broadband terminal designed using MIL-SPEC components.
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British satellite operator Inmarsat will roll out a new satellite and air-to-ground network to give passengers on European flights broadband internet access on seat back screens and on their own smartphones and tablets.
Saudi Arabia's Etihad Atheeb said on Thursday it had signed a deal to use Saudi Telecom Company's (STC) fibre network, days after the landline operator scrapped a similar agreement with Mobily.
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Viva, a leading telecom provider in Bahrain, is offering its customers high-speed 4G LTE with 100 per cent more data on its new broadband plans.
The promotion also comes with unlimited free home calls to Viva.
Bahrain is one of a handful of countries that has already achieved the broadband commission target for affordable broadband service, which is below five per cent of gross national income (GNI) per capita, it has emerged.
The number of broadband Internet users in Bahrain has increased dramatically over the past two years, Minister of State for Telecommunications Affairs Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa revealed.
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Mobile broadband costs in Bahrain fell by up to 65 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to figures released by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
The retail price benchmarking study also revealed that fixed br
Bahrain Telecommunications Co (Batelco) posted an 8 per cent rise in first-quarter profit on Wednesday as the operator added more domestic subscribers and revenue grew following its largest ever acquisition last year.
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