Representatives from Saudi Telecom and Lebara KSA are in Egypt this week to discuss the possibility of obtaining a fourth-generation mobile phone licence, an official from Egypt's telecommunications ministry said on Monday.
Egypt's telecoms regulator has approved revised terms for 4G mobile broadband network licences, and said it will send them out to operators on Sunday.
The government offered four 4G telecom licences in June, to Telecom Egypt a
Telecom Egypt (TE), the state-owned landline monopoly, said on Sunday its board had tentatively approved plans to buy a fourth-generation mobile licence and a company official said it would offer the services within a year of obtaining frequenci
Ooredoo, a leading international telecommunications company based in Qatar, has completed the pre-launch phase for 4G mobile in Algeria, becoming the first operator in the country to provide the superfast Internet service.
Etisalat, a leading telecom provider, has announced the launch of the UAE’s first Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service.
The service will allow Etisalat’s mobile customers, both prepaid and post-paid, to use LTE for full voic
Mobile broadband usage behaviour in Saudi Arabia stands out compared to the global markets, driven by high smartphone ownership, access to 4G networks and strong interest in new services, a report said.
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Leading telecommunications operator Ooredoo has completed the first wave of new 4G/LTE 800 coverage in Muscat and along the Al Batinah coast in Oman.
Now, between Muttrah and Liwa, more than 100 new 4G base-sta
Driven by smart devices, mobile video and 4G networks, mobile data traffic in the Middle East and Africa region will have the world’s highest growth rate at 71 per cent from 2015 to 2020, a report said.
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The number of 4G mobile connections worldwide has surpassed the one billion mark and is on track to account for a third of all mobile connections by 2020, according to a new study by the GSMA.
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