Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) has launched virtual telecom services in Malaysia, teaming up with the south east Asian country's No.4 operator U Mobile and stepping up competition in an already crowded market.
A consortium that includes Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) will list its shares on the Oman bourse within five years as a condition of winning a licence to provide telecom services in the Gulf Arab state.
Gulf Investment Corp (GIC) will invest $50 million in Virgin Mobile's Middle East operation, a sign that the region may be ready to open up to more competition as the company looks to expand into new markets.
Vodafone Qatar and Qatar Telecom on Saturday both welcomed a ruling by regulators in a dispute over Virgin Mobile's entry to the local market, but there were signs the battle may have further to run.
Regulator ictQATAR said earlier it had
Virgin Mobile service, a brand partnership between Virgin Group and Qatar’s Qtel Group, has launched stylish BlackBerry handsets with a prepaid BlackBerry service in Doha.
The collection includes the BlackBerry Curve 8520 series in white,
Qatar's telecoms regulator brushed aside concern on Sunday over the entry of Virgin Mobile into the market, after a rival operator said it would sue the regulator over the issue.
Vodafone Qatar said last week it will take legal action agai
Qatar Telecom (Qtel), the leading telecom services provider in Qatar, and Virgin Group, a well-known branded venture capital organisation, have launched a new prepaid mobile service in Qatar.
Virgin Mobile Qatar, which is available from to