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UAE telco du Q3 net profit rises 17.8%

UAE telco du Q3 net profit rises 17.8%

Operator made a net profit of $152m in the three months to Sept 30

UAE, Kuwait and KSA elected to ITU Council

UAE, Kuwait and KSA elected to ITU Council

UAE gains seats on ITU Council and Radio Regulations Board

Busan hosts 19th ITU Plenipotentiary

Busan hosts 19th ITU Plenipotentiary

During the event, the Union’s five top executives will be elected

Dubai Smart Gov launches ‘smart employee’ app

Dubai Smart Gov launches ‘smart employee’ app

App to serve 31 Dubai government entities

Up to 120,000 registrations in.ae domain

Up to 120,000 registrations in.ae domain

UAE TRA is ranked number one in the region

Vodafone Qatar becomes SAMENA member

Vodafone Qatar becomes SAMENA member

Operator to promote digitization in the region

ICASA to reduce mobile connection fees

ICASA to reduce mobile connection fees

Vodacom and MTN state that reductions will only benefit smaller players

Bahrain to launch GCC eGov portal

Bahrain to launch GCC eGov portal

Portal to be ready early 2015

Egypt’s unified licence approved

Egypt’s unified licence approved

Egyptian telcos agreed on the license terms

Paltel Group become SAMENA Council member

Paltel Group become SAMENA Council member

Operator to boost ICT technology in Palestine

Nigerian MNO improving QoS

Nigerian MNO improving QoS

Operators improved their business models to increase their QoS spending

UAE TRA to develop an app lab with BlackBerry

UAE TRA to develop an app lab with BlackBerry

Lab to verify quality and security of mGovernment mobile applications

TRA & Tanmia sign MOU to promote ICT Emiratisation

TRA & Tanmia sign MOU to promote ICT Emiratisation

MoU included the launch of “Tomouh” initiative

Bahrain rules out plan to issue 4th mobile licence

Bahrain rules out plan to issue 4th mobile licence

The Ministry said that it would have no economic feasibility

Zain Iraq revenues block lifted

Zain Iraq revenues block lifted

Zain was sued for $4.5 billion over its acquisition of Iraqna

Saudi CITC blocks attacks on sensitive websites

Saudi CITC blocks attacks on sensitive websites

Nine attacks on government, commercial agencies blocked, six govt sites hacked


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