Middle East & North Africa - Developing Telecoms

Middle East & North Africa telecommunications news, articles, white papers and case studies.

Saudi Arabia - financing the future

The very fact that Saudi Arabia needs to consider the financing of its future growth and development is an indication of how much has changed in the Kingdom in the past few years. It's not that the oil is running out. But other issues such as demographic change and regional instability are leading...

Mid-East spotlight

Arab telecom operators served 85 million cellular subscribers and 30 million fixed telephony lines in 2005. The Middle East and North Africa is a rapidly expanding market, as detailed in a new report.

EITC ready to take on Etisalat

Declaring that it is ready for competition with Etisalat, Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC, UAE's second telecommunications operator) has announced that it will launch mobile


Andrew enables Mid-East geolocation

Andrew Corporation has won a strategic multiyear contract from a Tier 1 operator in the Middle East

Batelco banks on Openmind SMS personalisation

Openmind Networks isdeploying its SMS personalisation system called My SMS with the Bahrain Telecommunications Company. My SMS enables Batelco to introduce innovative solutions to its customers by offering them new, value-added services based on the