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Business confidence up in Dubai, says DED survey

Business confidence up in Dubai, says DED survey

The manufacturing sector was the most optimistic across all parameters

Saudi Telecom Co posts 27% slump in Q2 net profit

Saudi Telecom Co posts 27% slump in Q2 net profit

STC had reported falling profits in six of the preceding seven quarters.

3 million Saudi mobile phone connections cut due to fingerprint law

3 million Saudi mobile phone connections cut due to fingerprint law

The CITC revealed users failed to register their fingerprints in line with new law

Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion

Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion

With this deal, Verizon solidifies its position in the mobile and video space

Ericsson's Vestberg steps down from his post

Ericsson's Vestberg steps down from his post

Jan Frykhammar takes on the role as CEO until search is successfully completed

F5 Networks launches stand-alone carrier class firewall

F5 Networks launches stand-alone carrier class firewall

The platform boasts service provider network protection at the lowest TCO

Device certification forum held in Dubai

Device certification forum held  in Dubai

Global Certification Forum and du host workshops to seek input from MENA telco sector

Mobily lands AAE-1 cable in Jeddah

Mobily lands AAE-1 cable in Jeddah

Subsea cable linking Hong Kong to Marseille now connected to Saudi

Vodafone group's revenues decline 4.5% in Q1

Vodafone group's revenues decline 4.5% in Q1

Data traffic in the quarter increased by 63%.

ITC data centres certified for enhanced uptime and viability

ITC data centres certified for enhanced uptime and viability

Tier III solutions have an effective life beyond the current IT requirements.

Bahrain consumers reap broadband savings

Bahrain consumers reap broadband savings

New report suggests that consumer saving was achieved as a result of competition

Viva Kuwait Q2 profit falls 15 per cent

Viva Kuwait Q2 profit falls 15 per cent

STC has a 51.8 percent stake in Viva

BICS registers 3X growth in roaming data traffic

BICS registers 3X growth in roaming data traffic

Explosion in data traffic driven by LTE and a decrease in silent roamers

Orange acquires Airtel in Sierra Leone

Orange acquires Airtel in Sierra Leone

Airtel has over 1.3 million customers in Sierra Leone

Etisalat takes virtualisation a notch higher with a cloud mobile core

Etisalat takes virtualisation a notch higher with a cloud mobile core

Operator to use vEPC to provide broadband,voice, connected car and M2M services.


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