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Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

  • Nokia 1 Plus now available in South Africa

    Mobily selects Nokia to modernize its IP and transport networks

    June 8, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mobily selects Nokia to modernize its IP and transport networks

    Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading mobile and data service provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has awarded Nokia a contract to modernize and optimize its IP and optical networks. Nokia’s next-generation routing and...

  • Orange money partners with Barclays to introduce money transfers in Botswana.

    Orange launches offering for travellers visiting Saudi Arabia

    September 4, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange launches offering for travellers visiting Saudi Arabia

    Orange has added to its existing offering for travellers with two prepaid offers for those visiting Saudi Arabia. The ‘Going to Saudi Arabia’ offers are powered through the company’s launch of a light MVNO in Saudi Arabia. The SIM card offering is...

  • MTN issues one-time-pin scam warning to customers

    MTN SA reduces roaming rates for Saudi Arabia

    October 1, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN SA reduces roaming rates for Saudi Arabia

    MTN South Africa launched a roaming promotion for the benefit of members of the Muslim community who will be travelling for The Hajj annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The roaming promotion commences with immediate effect and runs until 10 October...

  • Vodafone Ghana offers Hajj discounts

    September 16, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodafone Ghana offers Hajj discounts

    Vodafone Ghana has announced a new round of discounts for pilgrims making the journey to Mecca and Medina in the Middle East. The company hopes the discounts will enable more people to maintain contact with their loved ones while in Saudi Arabia. Vodafone...

  • Mobile Internet Survey reveals heavy usage, high expectations

    April 24, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Mobile Internet Survey reveals heavy usage, high expectations

    Analysys Mason recently conducted primary research with mobile Internet users in six countries in the Middle East and Africa (MEA): Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and the UAE. They were asked about their Internet access, decision criteria...

  • Tunisie Telecom offers half-price roaming for Hajj

    October 11, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tunisie Telecom offers half-price roaming for Hajj

    Tunisia’s leading telecom operator Tunisie Telecom announced that it would offer 50 percent discount on all voice calls from Tunisia to Saudi Arabia as part of its Hajj pilgrimage offering. The company said that the rates will apply for all calls to the...

  • Vodafone Ghana offers 70 percent discount during Hajj

    October 5, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodafone Ghana offers 70 percent discount during Hajj

    With the Islamic pilgrimage, or Hajj, beginning to get underway in earnest, Ghana’s pilgrims will be greeted with a massive 70 percent discount on roaming fees from Vodafone Ghana in an effort to allow them to maintain communications with their families,...

  • Zain CEO resigns

    February 4, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Zain’s CEO and deputy chairman, Saad Al Barrak, has announced his resignation from the group, raising questions over the company’s future strategy...