telecommunications

AT&T becomes first North American operator to join SAMENA Council
Will help with dialogues to address stakeholder needs and issues surrounding digital communication and new technologies.
Movings and shakings: Dubai telco du gets new CIO
Peter Larnholt will join on April 1.
Etisalat profits up
UAE telecommunications company reports a profit of US$2.3bn on a revenue of US$14.26bn.
Saudi Arabia launches first telecommunications satellite
The satellite will provide communications capabilities, Internet connectivity and TV across the MENA region.
Etisalat becomes first Middle East company to break US$10 billion brand portfolio value
Portfolio includes brands such as Etisalat Misr, Mobily, Ufone, Maroc Telecom, PTCL and Etisalat Afghanistan.
First Women's Council for telco industry in UAE launched by du
EITC Women's Council will enhance overall performance, participation and wellness of female employees, while also promoting tolerance and inclusion.
Zain, STC and Mobily agree to change in Saudi Arabia royalty fees for infrastructure investment
The telcos will invest more in expanding infrastructure over the next three years.