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Nokia Networks, Safaricom launch LTE-A network

Operator will roll out 4G services in Nairobi and Mombasa first

Smartphones make up 75% of phones shipped to MEA

Competition and falling prices will boost the uptake of 4G LTE in the GCC

Etisalat Group to move networks to the cloud

Etisalat Group's Chief Executive Officer, Ahmad Abdul Karim Julfar.

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its virtualised radio network controller with the operator

Gemalto opens a regional office in Côte d’Ivoire

New location aims to further foster the digital development of the local economy

Yahsat completes PDR for Al Yah 3 satellite

Al Yah 3 will be the first hybrid electric propulsion GEOStar-3-based spacecraft to be launched by Orbital at the end of 2016.

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OTT comm services in MENA offer new opportunities

Karim Yaici, lead analyst for Analysys Mason, comments on the impact of OTTs

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du announces new social media package

Users get free social media with every recharge

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Du claims region-first in NFV test

Dubai telco completes testing phase, eyes rollout of network function virtualisation

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Operators in the Arab world to expand M2M services

Diversifying revenue streams is mandatory for operators in the region

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New UAE TRA director general appointed

H.E. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE president, has issued a Federal Decree

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Finding new revenue sources for telcos

Operators needed to look for different revenue streams to complement their profits

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