Batelco Group , the Bahrain-based telecommunications group with operations across 14 countries, posted a 2 per cent fall in first-quarter profit after revenue was dented by tougher competition and adverse foreign exchange movements.
Nawras, Oman's No.2 telecom operator by subscribers, made a net profit of RO10.8 million ($28.1 million) in the three months to September 30 up from RO8 million ($20.7 million) in the year-earlier period, marking a rise of 35.9 per cent.
There were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the Mena region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population, a report said, signalling a growth faster than global average.
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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.
The Group re
The Etisalat Group, a leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, has achieved the milestone of reaching 150 million subscribers across 15 international markets, said the company’s CEO.
Ahmad Abdulkarim Ju
Samsung Electronics has announced that its global communication service ChatON has now reached a global subscriber milestone of over 100 million users.
A global mobile communication service from Samsung,
Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading telecom group, reported a net profit of BD27 million ($71.6 million) for the first half of the year from $91.8 million for the corresponding period of 2012, marking a fall of 22 per cent year-on-year.
Etisalat Group, the leading telecoms operator in the region, reported revenues of Dh9.88 billion ($2.68 billion) for the second quarter of 2013, representing an increase of 20 per cent in comparison to the same period of last year.