Latest Telecoms News about Qatar

Fitch Affirms Ooredoo Debt Ratings with a Stable Outlook

  Fitch said that Ooredoo's rating is notched down from Fitch's credit assessment of the State of Qatar on a top-down basis, reflecting strong legal, operational and strategy ties between the two. ...

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Ooredoo Enables Mobile Money Transfers to Overseas Bank Accounts

  Qatar's Ooredoo has enhanced its Ooredoo Mobile Money service to enable customers to send money directly to bank accounts in the Philippines, ...

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Ooredoo Profits Down by a Third on Higher Costs and Currency Wobbles

  Qatar based Ooredoo has announced a one-third plunge in its fourth quarter profits as the company was hurt by currency fluctuations and the cost of starting up its operations in Myanmar....

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Vodafone Qatar Opening ladies Only Zones Within its Stores

  Vodafone Qatar has opened a retail service that is for ladies only. This service zone, located inside the company's store at Landmark Mall, is the first of its kind by the company....

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Qatar's Ooredoo Accuses Telecoms Regulator of Bias

  Qatar's Ooredoo has blasted a decision by the telecoms regulator that found the mobile network had mislead customers in how it advertised its LTE service....

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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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Qatar to Reissue All Radio Spectrum Licenses Following Regulator Changes

  Qatar's telecoms regulator, ictQATAR says that it has finalized the new radio spectrum licensing framework following a public consultation process that took last last August....

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Vodafone Qatar Revenue Now growing Faster than its Customer Base

  Vodafone Qatar has reported that it increased its customer base by over a quarter during the last nine months of last year, while growing its revenue by nearly a third at the same time....

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Ooredoo Deploys 500th LTE Base Station for National Coverage

  Qatar's Ooredoo says that it has deployed its 500th LTE enabled base station, giving the company nationwide coverage of its 4G service....

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Vodafone & Netcomm Wireless Announce Partnership to Bolster M2M in Qatar

  The new agreement expands on NetComm Wireless' existing partnership with Vodafone Global Enterprise for delivery of the Vodafone MachineLink 3G across Vodafone Global Enterprise's markets....

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