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Zain net profit grows 5%, focusing on 5G and fibre

Zain net profit grows 5%, focusing on 5G and fibre

Zain Group, the mobile telecommunications services provider across the Middle East and North Africa, achieved growth in its net profits for the first nine months ended September 2021, increasing by 5% to 135 million dinars (450 million dollars).

Saudi Arabia plans to form mobile towers giant

Saudi Arabia plans to form mobile towers giant

Public Investment Fund (PIF), the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia, is currently considering a deal to merge the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Zain Saudi Arabia’s cellular infrastructure in a process that the media outlets Bloomberg and Al Arabiya.net said would create the kingdom’s

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Saudi Arabia's STC picks PTT system from Motorola Solutions

Saudi Arabia's STC picks PTT system from Motorola Solutions

Saudi Telecom Company (STC), a Saudi Arabia-based digital company that offers telecommunications services, has selected Motorola Solutions to deliver a next-generation mission-critical Push-to-Talk (PTT) service to provide its customers with instant communication and collaboration capabilities.

Zain joins Kuwait Olympic Committee to develop gaming ecosystem

Zain joins KOC to develop gaming ecosystem

Zain Group, a mobile telecom service provider in seven markets across the Middle East and Africa, announced that Zain Esports has partnered with the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC), to promote esports and the overall gaming ecosystem within Kuwait, with a forthcoming event positioned to fuel

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Bahrain Batelco’s profits rise 9% in 3Q

Bahrain Batelco’s profits rise 9% in 3Q

The net profit of the Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco), listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange, increased by 9% during the third quarter of 2021 to 15.7 million dinars ($ 41.6 million), compared to 14.4 million dinars (38. 2 million dollars) in the corresponding period of 2020.

 Vodafone Turkey announces management platform deployment

Vodafone Turkey announces management platform deployment

Operator Vodafone Turkey, and wholesale telecoms platform provider Linxa have announced the deployment of Linxa Connect, which, the partners say, enables Vodafone Turkey to bring the automation, control and efficiency of its international and national voice wholesale business to the next

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Zain launches ZainTech to serve MENA telcos

Zain launches ZainTech to serve MENA telcos

Mobile Telecommunications Company Zain Group, which has presence in eight countries across the Middle East, announced the establishment of ZainTech, a new regional entity that unifies the group's ICT assets to offer comprehensive digital services for enterprise customers in the Middle East.

Sudanese fintech claims fundraising first

Sudanese fintech claims fundraising first

In what is said to be a first for Sudan, a local company called alsoug has announced the close of a $5 million fundraising effort to establish a national payments network enabling quick, easy and safe transactions for all Sudanese.

Ooredoo selects Ericsson for deploying BSS solutions in MENA

Ooredoo selects Ericsson for deploying BSS solutions in MENA

Qatari multinational telecommunications company Ooredoo has selected Ericsson for deploying its Business Support Systems (BSS) solutions under a five-year frame agreement for several operating companies across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

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