Telecoms news from United Arab Emirates
Nokia is still the largest handset supplier in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to statistics from the telecoms regulator. ...more.
UAE based mobile network operator, Du has reported a 10.7% rise in its first-quarter revenues of AED 2.63 billion, while net profits were up by 40.5% to AED 468 million, thanks largely to cost cutting measures. ...more.
UAE based mobile network operator, Du says that it has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei. ...more.
UAE based mobile network, Du is deploying an addition 72 base stations powered by off-grid electricity supplies. The electricity generators will be provided by Heliocentris. ...more.
UAE based Etisalat says that it has disconnected 1.3 million SIM cards where the users had not registered the identity with the company, as required by the telecoms regulator. ...more.
UAE based mobile network operator, Du has announced that its fourth-quarter revenues rose by 13.6% to reach AED 2.74 billion, while net profit before royalty increased by 71.4% year on year to AED 852 million. ...more.
Research in Motion is in last ditch talks with UAE mobile networks over fears that the company could be barred from offering its own voice messaging service in the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system. ...more.
UAE based mobile network operator, Du says that it is putting in place a new organisation structure. ...more.
UAE based mobile network, du has announced a partnership agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to deploy IP-routing technology to achieve convergence in its telecom services. ...more.
UAE based Emirates Integrated Telecommunications (du) has agreed a five year club debt facility for US$500 milion (approximately AED 1.8 billion) to fund medium term capital expenditure. ...more.
UAE based mobile network, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications (Du) has signed a financing deal for a US$100 million three year loan facility to fund its capital investment in the business. ...more.
UAE based Dubai has fitted Wi-Fi hotspots into its intercity buses, with the equipment supplied by Gowex. ...more.
The United Arab Emirates has no plans to permit the use of MVNO based services in the country, the telecoms regulator has announced, quashing persistant rumours about the plans. ...more.
While a number of airlines are issuing Apple iPads to their staff, Emirates Airlines has opted for a Windows 8 based tablet supplied by HP. ...more.
Aruba Networks has announced a collaboration with Abu Dhabi Airport to provide the largest free public and private airport-wide Wi-Fi service in the country. ...more.
UAE based Etisalat has announced that its third-quarter net profits jumped 28 percent to Dhs2.2 billion (US$599 million) thanks to the one-off gain from the sale of a 9 percent stake in the Indonesian mobile operator XL Axiata. ...more.
USA based Emirates Integrated Telecommunications (Du) has reported a 12.9% rise in its third-quarter revenues of AED2.52 billion (US$689 million), ...more.
UAE based mobile network, du has announced the successful testing of two regional firsts on its LTE based 4G network. ...more.
UAE based airline, Emirates says that it has become the first airline to offer in-flight phone calls on board an Airbus A380 aircraft. ...more.
UAE based Etisalat says that it has tested LTE services offering a theoretical peak rate of 300Mbps download speeds. ...more.