Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announced that it has closed a US$700 million, five-year Revolving Credit Facility with a syndicate of regional and international banks. The transaction refinances a US$800 million Revolving Credit Facility arranged in 2014. The Facility will be used for general corporate purposes.
Mobily, the Saudi telecom operator has joined forces with Ericsson to show 5G capabilities in a demo held at the Mall of Arabia in Jeddah, in the western region of Saudi Arabia.
Microsoft and Etisalat UAE, the leading telecom operator in the Middle East, today announced that Xbox gamers in the UAE can now enjoy an added dimension of convenience, by paying for content through their Etisalat mobile account.
Saudi telecommunications operator Mobily has announced the successful nationalization of its customer care and call centers across the KSA.
Telecommunication operators Etisalat and EITC (du) are giving the general public in the UAE the opportunity to assist those devastated by flooding in the Indian state of Kerala. The telco's are allowing users to make donations via SMS with amounts ranging between AED10 and AED200.
Etisalat and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) today signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly support customers with an innovative new mobile loyalty app focused on providing products and services for all DEWA's customers.
Telecom Egypt published its Q2 2018 results driven by its strong operational performance. Consolidated revenue crossed EGP 10bn for the first time increasing 16% year-on-year as data services that increased by 45% year-on-year, continue to lead growth boosted by fixed broadband.
Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr have formally announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide the latter with virtual fixed voice services. The agreement, which represents the first of its kind in the Egyptian market, covers all the basic terms that shall allow both companies to formalize a commercial agreement in due course. Under this MoU, Telecom Egypt through its nationwide fixed network will enable Etisalat Misr to provide its customers with fixed voice services.
VIVA Bahrain, the Kingdom’s leading telecommunications service provider has expanded its global network footprint with the deployment of new points-of-presence (POPs) in Europe, across London and Frankfurt. Through this network deployment, VIVA Bahrain will support the growing demand of its wholesale and enterprise customers across GCC and other international markets with high-quality networking services - IP, capacity, voice and signaling coupled with lowest possible latency.
Ebtikar Card Systems, an Etisalat Group subsidiary, announced that its advanced production center in Ajman renewed the Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) certification from the global organization ‘Global System for Mobile Communications' (GSMA).