Latest Telecoms News about Kuwait

Kuwaiti Politicians Approve Plans for Independent Telecoms Regulator

  Kuwait's politicians have approved a law that will see the creation of the country's first independent telecoms regulator....

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Kuwait Moves Closer to Setting up Independent Telecoms Regulator

  Kuwait's National Assembly has passed the first stage in legislation that will see the creation of the country's first independent telecoms regulator....

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Middle-East Regulators Discuss Curbs on Mobile Roaming Costs

  The telecoms regulators from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have held their ninth meeting to discuss reforms of mobile roaming rates between their nations....

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Zain's Profits Hurt by Competition and Currency Losses

  Kuwait based Zain has reported that its third quarter revenues were flat compared to a year ago despite rising customer numbers....

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Zain to Deploy Huawei Supplied LTE-A Network in Kuwait

  Zain Kuwait has announced plans to launch a commercial LTE-A network in the country, based on hardware supplied by Huawei....

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Wataniya Telecom Revenues Decline Despite Rising Customer Numbers

  Wataniya Telecom has announced that its customer base grew by 4.3 percent over the past year, but revenue declined by nearly as much as customers grew....

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Kuwait's Viva Preparing for LTE-A Upgrade

  Kuwait based Viva says that it is upgrading its network to support LTE-Advanced services....

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Zain Posts Drop in Profits on Weak Sudanese Currency

  Kuwait's Zain has announced its first-half financial figures, and reported that revenues fell to KD 612 million (US$2.12 billion) as compared to compared to KD 663.5 million last year....

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Wataniya Telecom Profits Fall on Increased Competition and Tax Demand

  Kuwait's Wataniya Telecom -- which is majority owned by Ooredoo (Qatar Telecom) -- has reported that its customer base grew by 7.2 percent over the past year to reach 19.6 million at the end of June....

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Wataniya Telecom Launches Limited LTE Service in Kuwait

  Kuwait's Wataniya Telecom has announced the launch of its LTE based 4G network, although it is currently limiting access to modems and routers at the moment....

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