Latest Telecoms News about Saudi Arabia

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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Zain KSA Chairman Resigns with Immediate Effect

  The Chairman of Zain's Saudi Arabian subsidiary, Mr. Fahad Ibrahim Al Dughaither has resigned for personal reasons....

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Increasing Adoption of Tablets and Smartphones Hampers Saudi PC Market

  The Saudi PC market declined 7.5% year on year during the final quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The research firm's most recent findings show a total of 442,818 units were shipped during Q4 2013....

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Investigation Finds No Evidence of Saudi Stake in India's Aircel

  An investigation into the shareholders at Malaysia's Maxis Communications and its Indian subsidiary, Aircel by Indian authorities has not found any evidence of a direct shareholding in the company by Saudi Telecom....

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Ericsson and NSN Win Saudi Network Upgrade Contracts

  Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) says that it has secured two export guarantees worth SAR 2.1 billion (US$560 million) to support purchases of network equipment from Ericsson and NSN....

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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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