Ooredoo Group reports have announced its Q1 results for the three months ended 31 March 2018. The operator has enjoyed increase in its revenue which has been driven primarily by multiple customer acquisitions in Iraq, Tunisia, Maldives and Palestine.
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A comprehensive study released by CTIA, a US-based industry association of wireless carriers - has claimed that China remains ahead of South Korea in the race to develop and subsequently deploy 5G networks.
Chinese telecommunications vendor ZTE has vowed to protect its company and its employees and declared it would utilize all the tools at his disposal to ensure it continues to serve its operators, partners and suppliers despite the export ban issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE has halted trading of its shares in both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges in response to the ban imposed on the purchase of its sensitive technology by the United States.
Singapore telecommunications operator StarHub has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos as its new CEO following an exhaustive and extensive global executive search. The incoming CEO will assume responsibilities from July 9th according to an official press release which was issued by StarHub.
UAE telecom provider Etisalat, along with Singapore-based telecom operator Singtel, Japan-based SoftBank and Spanish telecom giant Telefónica have signed an agreement to create the first Global Telco Security Alliance to offer enterprises a comprehensive portfolio of cyber security services.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable the national cadre in ICT and promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the sector to push the growth and development of the kingdom, and achieve the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Plan 2020.
South Korean telecom company SK Telecom (SKT) has issued US$500 million worth of five-year private loans at a coupon rate of 3.75 percent, the company said, in a bid to secure enough capital in time for an unstable world economy and brace for future interest rate hikes.
Vodafone New Zealand has rejected the charges that have been filed against them by the country’s regulator. The Commerce Commission has alleged that the telecommunications colossus had engaged in ‘false and misleading conduct’ in relation to its FibreX broadband service.
At the 4G/5G International Conference 2018 in Hanoi on April 6, Huawei outlined the path to a 5G Era for Vietnam. Speaking at the conference on “Paving the Way for 5G in Vietnam”, Dr. Mohamed Madkour, Vice President of Huawei Global Wireless Network Marketing, highlighted the value that 5G will bring to Vietnam in terms of enhancing people’s lives, improving businesses and driving economic growth.