Latest Telecoms News about Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Mobily Secures $200 Million Guarantee for Alcatel-Lucent Purchases

  Saudi Arabia's Mobily says that it has signed a US$200 million vendor financing agreement with Canada's export credit agency to buy equipment from Alcatel Lucent....

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Saudi Arabia's Zain Awards US$1.2 Billion worth of Network Upgrade Contracts

  Zain Saudi Arabia has announced the signing of network expansion and upgrade agreements worth 4.5 billion SAR (US$1.2 billion) with five suppliers....

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Saudi Arabia's Mobily Walks Away from Landline Purchase

  Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has announced that it is walking away from a deal that would have seen it buy a majority stake in the landline operator, Etihad Atheeb Telecom....

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Mobily Saudi Arabia Deploys Alcatel-Lucent Virtualised RAN

  Mobily Saudi Arabia has announced the first deployment of virtualized radio access network (RAN) software from Alcatel-Lucent's Network Function Virtualization (NFV) portfolio....

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Saudi Arabia's Mobily Moves Closer to Buying Local Landline Operator

  The long drawn out attempt by Saudi Arabia's Mobily to buy a local landline operator appears to have moved closer to completion....

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Zain Saudi Arabia Shrinks its Quarterly Losses

  Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has reported a shrinking of its quarterly losses, as the company improved its operating margins....

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Lebara Mobile to Launch MVNO in Saudi Arabia Shortly

  Multi-national MVNO, Lebara says that it has been granted an MVNO license in Saudi Arabia, and plans to launch services within the next few months. ...

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Virgin Mobile Secures MVNO License in Saudi Arabia

  Saudi Arabia's telecoms regulator has issued a MVNO license to Virgin Mobile's Middle-Eastern group, the company announced....

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Huawei and Mobily to Develop Saudi Smart Network

  China' Huawei has signed a contract with Saudi Arabia's Mobily to launch a "smart network" in the Kingdom....

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Saudi Police Clamp Down on Unauthorised SIM Card Sales

  Police in the Saudi city of Jeddah have raided a number of mobile phone retailers that were accused of selling SIM cards without sufficient proof of identify from the buyers....

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