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TRA Bahrain works on new regulatory framework for the national telecom plan

TRA Bahrain works on new regulatory framework for the national telecom plan

Batelco will supply wholesale services to operators in the transitional period

TRA unveils IPv6 to meet future technology demands

TRA unveils IPv6 to meet future technology demands

The introduction of the Internet Protocol Version 6 is to prepare for new technologies emerging in the region

Oman cancels tenders for third mobile licence

Oman cancels tenders for third mobile licence

Major telco groups had expressed interest in the third MNO licence

PwC unveils VAT Diploma for GCC region

PwC unveils VAT Diploma for GCC region

Practical tax training programme covers the skills and technical knowledge required to oversee VAT

TRA Bahrain issues new regulation to manage risks better

TRA Bahrain issues new regulation to manage risks better

Major step forward for Bahrain as no such legislation existed previously in the Kingdom

TRA UAE activates e-participation through Sharik.ae

TRA UAE activates e-participation through Sharik.ae

Initiative in line with the concept of ‘Government with you’

TRA Bahrain tightens the noose around mobile identity frauds

TRA Bahrain tightens the noose around mobile identity frauds

Bahraini operators begin implementation of SIM Card registration regulations issued in 2015

Bahrain introduces fingerprint registration for mobile customers

Bahrain introduces fingerprint registration for mobile customers

TRA Bahrain sets new rules for mobile service applications

Egypt gears up for the commercial launch of 4G

Egypt gears up for the commercial launch of 4G

Operators in Egypt receive the wireless frequencies required to deliver 4G

EU scraps mobile roaming charges

EU scraps mobile roaming charges

Data roaming will still apply beyond a certain volume of data usage

TRA to head UAE delegation to World Summit on Information Society

TRA to head UAE delegation to World Summit on Information Society

UAE to participate in global discussions on development through ICT at WSIS 2017

Telecoms and IT authority of Kuwait visits TRA UAE

Telecoms and IT authority of Kuwait visits TRA UAE

TRA UAE highlights the importance of such visits in enhancing exchange of expertise

Telco shares in Saudi bear the brunt of new restrictions

Telco shares in Saudi bear the brunt of new restrictions

Expats not allowed to have more than two SIM cards

Libyana deactivates foreign users' SIMs

Libyana deactivates foreign users' SIMs

Security issues cited as reason for deactivation, users given chance to reactivate

Telco sector contributes 1.7% to Qatar’s GDP, shows CRA report

Telco sector contributes 1.7% to Qatar’s GDP, shows CRA report

Telecommunications market saw investments of around QAR 1.25 billion in 2016


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