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Investment fund to close $600 million loan to acquire Omantel

Sovereign fund to use the money to back acquisition of 51 percent stake in Omantel

Etisalat Nigeria's loan woes continue

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Banks oppose proposal to convert part of the $1.2 billion dollar loan into naira

Etisalat might divest Nigerian stakes after debt deal

Etisalat Nigeria signed a loan in 2013 to refinance another loan and upgrade network

Etisalat to invest $817million in network overhaul

Saleh Al Abdooli, CEO of Etisalat Group

UAE ranks number one for the highest FTTH penetration worldwide in 2016

Ooredoo group's net profits increase 4% in 2016

Chairman :

Board of directors recommends a cash dividend of $0.96 per share

Batelco group's net profits decline 24% in 2016

Shaikh Mohammed:

Group attributes reduced profits to loss of goodwill in Jordan operations Google Plus
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Batelco incorporates Sophos firewall solution in its portfolio

Sophos and Batelco signed a platinum partnership agreement at GITEX 2016

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