Zain Iraq, the country's leading mobile operator, announces the promotion and appointment of Ali Al-Zahid as CEO of the company, effective February 1, 2017. An Austrian national with Iraqi roots, Al-Zahid most recently held the position of chief commercial officer of Zain Iraq, which he assumed in June 2015 having joined the organization as Director of Sales in September 2013.
Customers of Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), the leading Information and Communications Technology Company have not suffered from any cyber-attacks that many government and private sectors have had over the past few days, as their systems were protected by ITC's advanced Saudi Executive Cloud system.
Brand Finance announced an 11% increase in STC's brand value from 2016 to become US $ 6.2 billion. With this increase, STC has now become the most valuable brand in Saudi Arabia and in the Middle East.
Mobile Telecommunication Company Zain Saudi Arabia announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2016.
GBI, a global shared and managed services provider that owns and operates a multilayer carrier neutral network bridging the world to the Middle East, hosted a leadership development workshop for its team that addressed the team’s dynamics and different personalities styles, and identified development strategies within the context of the company’s needs.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) announced the company's preliminary financial results for the period ending at 31 December 2016.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, the parent of the brand du which was launched ten years ago, announced the launch of Virgin Mobile in the UAE on January 31 in Dubai. EITC chief executive Osman Sultan stressed the fact that Virgin Mobile is not being launched as a new telecom operator in the UAE, but a new brand under EITC, aiming to cater to digital natives who live on their mobile phones. More details of the services that Virgin Mobile will offer in the UAE will come soon.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has successfully carried out a unique experiment, leading towards the successful deployment of the much anticipated Fifth Generation Mobile Services. This test sets a new record in the speed of mobile data services, which, no doubt, will lead to a new revolution in mobile network applications and services.
Ooredoo Oman announced on 24 January that Ooredoo Group CCO, Ian Dench, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Ooredoo Oman. Dench, who joined majority shareholder Qatar's Ooredoo in 2006, has replaced Greg Young, who resigned in October 2016. Ooredoo Oman reported a 5.4 percent fourth-quarter profit growth last week.
After the election of a new president, Lebanon has eventually acquired a new government, restructuring the entire sectors especially the telecommunications sector.