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Ericsson's sales continue to decline in Q2

Ericsson's sales continue to decline in Q2

Company sees an increased risk of further market and customer project adjustments

Zain Saudi on its way to scoring $500million from tower sale

Zain Saudi on its way to scoring $500million from tower sale

Saudi Telecom Company and Mobily are in talks to merge their towers

Etisalat makes an exit from Nigeria

Etisalat makes an exit from Nigeria

Nigerian lenders might choose to operate the company or merge it with an existing player

GSMA recommends mobile taxation reforms in the MENA market

GSMA recommends mobile taxation reforms in the MENA market

Unfavourable taxation behaviour tends to negatively affect affordability and industry investments

Regulators intervene to prevent the collapse of Etisalat Nigeria

Regulators intervene to prevent the collapse of Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat Nigeria chairman, CEO and CFO have resigned

Is Mubadala exiting ownership of Etisalat Nigeria?

Is Mubadala exiting ownership of Etisalat Nigeria?

CBN and NCC had agreed for a default deal earlier in March 2017

Lebanon cabinet approves reduction in internet pricing

Lebanon cabinet approves reduction in internet pricing

Tenders for new telephone network tenders to be announced this week

Sudatel group scores $47 million in profits for 2016

Sudatel group scores $47 million in profits for 2016

Gross profit rises 18% though earnings per share decreases to $0.0388

STC's tech VC fund STV expects to close first deal this year

STC's tech VC fund STV expects to close first deal this year

Focus on AI, VR, banking services, logistics and digital health

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


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