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GBI seals $285 million loan refinancing deal

GBI seals $285 million loan refinancing deal

Major deal with Qatar financing house to allow GBI to explore new business opportunities

Etisalat group might not abandon its Nigeria operations after all

Etisalat group might not abandon its Nigeria operations after all

Telcos in Nigeria to leverage on a priority window for forex from the CBN

Batelco group's net profits decline 14%

Batelco group's net profits decline 14%

Despite an 8% decline over Q1 2016, EBITDA increased by 7% from the previous quarter

Zain Group’s net income sees a 3% boost in Q1

Zain Group’s net income sees a 3% boost in Q1

Result said to be affected by currency devaluation in Sudan and intense competition

Ericsson ends Q1 on an unsatisfactory note

Ericsson ends Q1 on an unsatisfactory note

Sales continue to decline despite a good performance in the Network segment

Etisalat’s net profits grow 5% in Q1

Etisalat’s net profits grow 5% in Q1

Aggregate subscriber base reaches 159M and consolidated revenues reach $3.4B

Ooredoo group's net profits increase 4% in 2016

Ooredoo group's net profits increase 4% in 2016

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

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

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

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

Mobily signs a refinancing facility worth $2.11 bln

Mobily signs a refinancing facility worth $2.11 bln

Murabaha facility will refinance a significant part of Mobily's current debt

Fingerprint policy pushes Saudi's Mobily into Q4 loss

Fingerprint policy pushes Saudi's Mobily into Q4 loss

Cost of initiative to register fingerprints with phone numbers leads to $18.9m loss

Zain Saudi reports narrowed net loss for Q4

Zain Saudi reports narrowed net loss for Q4

Telco looks up to its unified licence for enhancing revenues and profitability

du's revenues increase 2.9% in the third quarter

du's revenues increase 2.9% in the third quarter

Net profit after royalty shows a decline YoY

Etisalat's group's revenues go up 3% in Q3

Etisalat's group's revenues go up 3% in Q3

Net loss of 1.2 million in subscriber base during the last 12 months period

Industry trends continue to impact Ericsson's sales in Q3

Industry trends continue to impact Ericsson's sales in Q3

Weaker demand for mobile broadband attributed to be the main reason

Zain Group third-quarter 2016 net income increases 12%

Zain Group third-quarter 2016 net income increases 12%

EBITDA margin increases to 49.2% for Q3 2016


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