ABDIG is planning to invest up to $5 billion in subsea cable projects and will restructure FPT to become a top tier worldwide subsea cable company.
UAE mobile phone service subscriptions hit 18.7m in H1 2017
The growth reflects the vibrant and robust nature of the UAE’s telecommunications sector which is considered a significant mainstay of the economy.
ITC, MCIT ink SR3.5bn deal for fibre optic implementation
The partnership will “help in providing high-speed fibre optic broadband services to the urban areas of the Kingdom, government offices and residential units.”
STC incubator InspireU, Careem support Saudi entrepreneurs
InspireU, an STC incubator, has announced a partnership agreement with Careem, the Dubai-based ride hailing service provider, in KSA.
STC Q2 net income jumps to $1.3 billion
STC group net income for the 2nd quarter of 2017 increased 7.9% compared to the comparable quarter last year, and …
Etisalat reports AED 25.3 billion H1 2017 revenues
Etisalat Group has announced revenues of AED 25.3 billion for H1 2017, with its UAE revenues reaching AED 15.4 billion, representing 3 percent increase year over year for the country.
du announces revenue growth, highlights Virgin Mobile launch
Du, the UAE’s second largest telecoms operator, announced flat profit for the second quarter of the year, according to a report by The National.
Etisalat announces AAE-1 submarine cable
Etisalat has announced the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) undersea cable, which according to the company is the largest global submarine cable system bringing additional international capacity to UAE connecting Europe and Far East.
Etisalat exits Nigerian market
Etisalat has reportedly terminated a management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the telecoms brand in Nigeria.
Ericsson chairman Leif Johansson steps down
Leif Johansson, Chairman of Sweden’s Ericsson AB, has recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position after six years in the company.
Etisalat, du launch exclusive discounts for senior citizens
As part of the ‘Masarra Card’ intiative, launched by the Ministry of Community Development, cardholders will enjoy a range of quality features in terms of prices, speed of service and quality of transaction.
UAE blocks Skype voice and video services again
Microsoft-owned internet calling service Skype has reportedly been blocked again in the UAE amid confusion regarding the status of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications in the country.
WhatsApp voice and video calls now available in the UAE
WhatsApp video and voice calls have gone live in the UAE, with the country’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority denying that changes …
Etisalat launches self-interactive experience zones
Etisalat has announced a new digital initiative across key retail stores with the launch of its first self-interactive eLife and …