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NCC blocks over ten million incorrectly registered SIMs

NCC blocks over ten million incorrectly registered SIMs

Regulator ordered to deactivate the SIM cards within seven days

TRA Bahrain consults on revenue reporting regulation

TRA Bahrain consults on revenue reporting regulation

Regulator plans to issue the final resolution in 2015

CITC extends deadline for Saudi MVNO licence again

CITC extends deadline for Saudi MVNO licence again

New deadline for bids to be third Saudi virtual operator set for December

Egypt to increase internet penetration rate to 50% by 2016

Egypt to increase internet penetration rate to 50% by 2016

Country is looking to add 500,000 new internet users by the end of this year

ARTP Senegal: mobile market grows 0.82% in second quarter

ARTP Senegal: mobile market grows 0.82% in second quarter

Total number of active mobile users in the country exceeded 14.819 million

Dubai Smart Government exploring shared fibre network

Dubai Smart Government exploring shared fibre network

Feasibility study underway into shared government fibre optic network

UAE TRA organises meeting on radio frequency coordination

UAE TRA organises meeting on radio frequency coordination

Meeting reviewed the national plan for frequency allocations

Bahrain TRA holds a course on security awareness

Bahrain TRA holds a course on security awareness

Course aimed to inform staff members with the latest best practices

Telecom Egypt to acquire mobile license in 2016

Telecom Egypt  to acquire mobile license in 2016

Minister Khaled Ali Negm said that the proposed unified concession is “expected”

Harb unveils five-year network enhancement plan

Harb unveils five-year network enhancement plan

4G LTE mobile services will be expanded to cover the whole country in two years

Qatar sets roaming price ceilings

Qatar sets roaming price ceilings

Regulator is developing instruments to implement the decision

TRA and Abu Dhabi Customs collaborate to block banned telecoms gadgets

TRA and Abu Dhabi Customs collaborate to block banned telecoms gadgets

TRA and Customs to share data on import of banned telecoms items and spy gadgets

UAE Ministry of Economy linked to FEDnet

UAE Ministry of Economy linked to FEDnet

FEDnet provides government entities access to pool of compute and storage resources

Bahrain TRA updates National Numbering Plan

Bahrain TRA updates National Numbering Plan

Current National Numbering Plan was developed in 2008

Lebanon’s mobile management tender launched

Lebanon’s mobile management tender launched

Results of the tender are scheduled to be announced on 8 September


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