UAE telecoms

du reports a 7.9% increase in net profits for Q1,2018
One-off reversal related to regulatory costs positively impacted company profitability and EBITDA and net profit after royalty increased by 18.2% and 40.5% respectively in Q1 2018
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.
du launches new loyalty programme for select customers
du Concierge is a bespoke loyalty programme developed by du in partnership with Peacock Concierge for a selected number of clients
Special Olympics gets Etisalat on-board as telco partner
More than 20,000 overseas visitors are expected to join tens of thousands of spectators from across the UAE to watch what is likely to be the largest global event ever staged in the UAE capital.
UAE operator du reports 15% increase in Q4 profits
EITC CEO says the focus is on both the enterprise sector, expanding into ICT, and the consumer sector where the company will grow its digital, lifestyle and entertainment services
Etisalat launches 'Hello Business Hub' for SMBs and start-ups
Industry reports estimate more than 100,000 new businesses to set up shop in the UAE over the next three years. Etisalat aims to capture the majority of new start-ups in the UAE, and forge long-term relationships with new customers coming on board.
du to update and upgrade DMI's FM transmission platform
Upgrade includes revising, and widening the coverage, and increasing power to the system
FTTH Council MENA elects a new President
UAE maintains top position in terms of FTTH penetration
TRA launches UAE Hackathon- the data analysis challenge
1200 participants expected from all over the UAE
Virgin Mobile UAE partners with Careem
Popular taxi-hailing app to help Virgin in SIM delivery and home activation