du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been awarded Telecom Company of the Year under the Preferred Brands category at The Filipino Times Awards (TFT Awards) held at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. The telco has a longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, ensuring that UAE residents across all nationalities are able to benefit from the convenience of its solutions and products.

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Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT, announced that its 4G/LTE roaming service, launched exclusively to its subscribers and visitors to Lebanon, has witnessed tremendous growth since its launch in October 2017. It indicated that there was a 500% record growth in internet consumption by visitors to Lebanon recently since the service became available on the 4G network after it had been previously available on the 3G network only. Internet consumption by Alfa subscribers, who used the service in the countries they visited, has increased by 100%.

Read more: Alfa achieves great success with its 4G/LTE roaming service

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.

Read more: Zain Group closes US$700 million loan refinancing

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