Latest Telecoms News about Saudi Arabia

Syniverse Establishes LTE Roaming for Saudi Telecom Company

  Syniverse has announced an agreement to enable Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to launch LTE roaming via its IPX Network Solution. ...

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Saudi Arabia's Zain Launches LTE-A Network

  Saudi Arabia's Zain and Huawei, have announced the launch of the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands (Band 1 and Band 3) network in the world....

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M2M and IoT in Saudi Arabia: How Can Telcos Capitalize on Opportunities?

  The popularity of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is growing across Saudi organizations, especially with the increasing number of offerings emerging from systems integrators and telcos. ...

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Mobily Confirms Talks to Sell $2 Billion of Assets

  Saudi Arabia based Mobily has confirmed that it is considering selling its tower assets in a deal that could be worth as much as US$2 billion....

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Zain Enables Carrier Billing on Google Play

  Carrier billing service provider, Boku says that it is bringing its service to Google Play for Zain subscribers in Saudi Arabia,...

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Nokia Networks, STC show TDD-FDD aggregation with commercial chipset

  Nokia Networks and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have announced the successful demonstration of TDD-FDD Carrier Aggregation, the first with a commercial chipset in Middle East and Africa....

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Mobily contracts Nokia Networks for managed services and network expansions

  Saudi Arabia's Mobily (Etihad Etisalat) has extended an existing managed services contract with Nokia Networks for a further five years. ...

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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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