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Zain group’s net profits for FY 2016 go up 2% YoY

Al Banwan:

Results impacted by currency devaluation in Sudan and tax disputes in Iraq

UAE telco du sees around 10% decline in net profits for FY 2016

“While most of our key indicators showed improvement in 2016, a near 10% rise in the amount of royalty paid to the government meant net profit was lower compared with the previous year,

Mobile subscriber base increases 12% while ARPU decreases 12.5% YoY

Millicom to sell off its Senegal business for $129 million

Combined entity to offer mobile telephony with a range of value added services

STC to acquire SaleCo

Acquisition wouldn't affect company's financial results

Apple inks $1bn investment in SoftBanks’s Vision Fund

SoftBank in talks with investment fund for deal that could be worth as much as $45bn

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Ericsson selects SpeedCast International as satellite connectivity solution partner

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