Consumer

VIDEO: Mahindra Comviva targets the financial market with a comprehensive strategy
Srinivas Nidugondi, head of mobile financial solutions at Mahindra Comviva speaks to CommsMEA on how the company is adopting a comprehensive strategy to target various steps of the financial value chain.
Free video calls for hearing impaired in UAE
This is the latest move by the TRA to assist people of determination with their day-to-day activities. The TRA is encouraging Telcos to also provide special mobile packages for people of determination
du adds a new sports portal to its content platform
The new sports vertical, duSports, on the MyWorld platform will house du Football Championship (duFC) and offer an array of sports related content including play by play updates and news
du offers  benefits of contractual plan without any contract
New plan targets smartphone users who want to upgrade from prepaid without the worry of overspending have a solution that gives them a fixed monthly bill and the flexibility to recharge for additional usage.
Etisalat launches Saudi unlimited pack with high voice and data allowances
Operator offers a new roaming pack to both prepaid and postpaid customers travelling to Saudi Arabia. Fair usage policies apply to this plan to ensure superior service levels to customers with normal usage behaviour.
du partners with Disney for live shows as well as home entertainment
Telco is bringing the live performances of Disney on Ice event to the region to delight children and parents alike and offers du Home customers 15 percent discount on tickets to the shows
Virgin Mobile KSA partners with Google to launch direct carrier billing
Now both prepaid and postpaid customers will be able to make online purchases on Google Play Store through their mobile accounts, without having to use their credit or debit cards.
du enhances roaming data bundles
Operator offers several choices from 2.5 GB for a week for AED 200, to 500 MB per day for AED 35 and 6GB for a month for AED 500