Business

85% of Middle Eastern businesses to switch to private cloud environments
Private clouds will offer heightened security and better cost control, according to industry experts
Telecom Egypt has no plans to sell stake in Vodafone
Speculation had been mounting over a potential divestment but Telecoms Egypt confirmed that it had received no firm offers to take over its 45% stake in Vodafone Egypt
Ericsson steps up its focus on the MEA region, landing 7 5G launch deals in 2019
Ericsson believes that 5G is a key opportunity for operators in the region to diversify their service offering and boost revenues
GCC'S $821m gaming industry is key opportunity for telcos
Saudi Arabia is expected to consolidate its position as the region’s largest market for online gaming in the years ahead, as telcos redouble their efforts to move into the gaming sector
Bad news for India’s telcos, as consumer group files litigation to reclaim AGR dues
Collectively, Indian telcos owe the Department of Telecoms around $13 billion in unpaid dues, related to a recent Supreme Court ruling
Is demand for 5G already beginning to wane in Korea?
New statistics published by the country’s Ministry of Science and ICT shows that new subscriber growth is falling at a rapid rate
Analysts warn that even govt bailout may not save Vodafone Idea in the long-term
Vodafone Idea owes around $4 billion to the Indian government in unpaid AGR dues, fees and penalties
Etisalat named as the Middle East’s most valuable telco
Etisalat retains its crown as the most valuable telco in the Middle East and Africa, in the latest edition of a prestigious industry report