In response to huge demand, Ooredoo has extended its introductory offer on Ooredoo TV Go, its latest and most exciting digital innovation. Now until the 30 April, customers can enjoy free unlimited access to live TV channels and video on demand for the first month when they download and sign up on the Ooredoo TV Go app. In partnership with STARZ Play, Ooredoo TV Go will provide video on-demand access 24/7 to over 6,000 hours of the biggest and best blockbusters. All this incredible world of entertainment is available in High Definition on iOS and Android compatible devices anywhere in Oman at any time, thanks to Ooredoo's state-of-the-art nationwide mobile data network.
du and Uber have joined hands to offer du customers a 20% discount on Uber rides. The discount will be available for any number of rides, each with a value of up to AED 60, so you can now experience a great night at the movies with du or the Dubai Opera for less.
Under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Jamal Jarrah, Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications, the Lebanese operator Alfa, managed by Orascom Telecom, inaugurated its new one of a kind Alfa Flagship Store in Lebanon, at Alfa's headquarters at Parallel Towers in Dekwaneh.
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), the leading Information and Communications Technology Company, held its anniversary to celebrate the continued success story and outstanding excellence in the Saudi market. The success that was acquired through providing the most advanced telecom solutions to the public and private sectors as well as the largest operators in the Kingdom and the world.
The Board of Directors of Smart Dubai Office (SDO) held its 9th meeting, which was presided over by H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board. During the meeting, the board members discussed the latest innovative technologies that were approved by SDO and employed by SDO's teams to serve the public in Dubai in support of the strategy and vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city on earth and a benchmark for smart cities around the world.
As part of its mandate to monitor the markets in the State of Qatar, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has conducted an assessment of the telecommunications sector for FY 2016. The assessment shows that the sector contributed 1.7% to Qatar's GDP (up from 1.3% in 2014) towards effective diversification of the economy. The telecommunications market also saw investments of around QAR 1.25 billion (12% of service providers' annual revenues) towards development of infrastructure and services, and in preparation for future technologies.
E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, signed a strategic partnership with MBC Group to obtain exclusive rights to distribute MBC channels in the UAE.
Etisalat announced that it has further reduced its roaming rates for voice calls, SMS and data. Etisalat's prepaid and post-paid customers will enjoy discounted roaming rates of up to 35 percent on data, outgoing voice calls to UAE, GCC and local destinations and outgoing SMS while traveling to any Gulf Cooperation Council countries - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar or Saudi Arabia and roaming through any roaming partner. The new rates are introduced in coordination with the Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) to encourage roaming services within the GCC at affordable rates.
Every year, leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance based in London, values the brands of thousands of the world's biggest companies. The Middle East's 50 most valuable brands, classified by both their industry and their nation, are featured in the Brand Finance Middle East 50 ranking.
Zain Group announces the appointment of Emre Gurkan as CEO of 'touch' in Lebanon. The mobile operation is managed by Zain on behalf of the Lebanese government, and Mr. Gurkan's appointment is effective immediately. His appointment will see him cooperating closely with the country's Telecom Ministry in advancing the Lebanon's mobile communications sector.