Pursuant to the MTN announcement of 10 June 2016, and with a view to ensuring that the Group is well and appropriately capacitated to take advantage of opportunities presented by a rapidly changing sector, MTN announced the appointment of Stephen van Coller as vice president of Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions, effective 1 October 2016.
This year to celebrate Ramadan, du is delighting its valued customers with the launch of three mobile services packed with Ramadan content. During the holy month, customers will have an opportunity to access a variety of interesting and engaging content on their mobile devices by subscribing to daily or monthly packages.
Ooredoo Qatar, the country's leading communications company, and Vuclip, a PCCW Media Company and the leading premium video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets, have recently launched a first-of-its-kind, browser-based video on-demand service for Ooredoo's mobile customers.
Alfa signed an agreement with Ericsson to deploy 4G LTE-A network across Lebanon. In addition, the two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to start exploring 5G capabilities on the Alfa network.
du C-level executives took the opportunity to give back to the community by volunteering as part of its charitable Mawaed Al Rahman initiative. The volunteers packed reusable, environmentally friendly boxes with essential Iftar ingredients so that even more families can come together to share an Iftar meal this Ramadan. This initiative is testament to du's unwavering commitment to volunteer work with a goal to support the happiness and wellbeing of all local community sectors.
On the advent of Holy month of Ramadan, Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) offers a package of varied content services that have rich value for both individual and family through audio and text messages to be received by the subscribers in these services while providing the experience of this service for a free week effective from date of subscription.
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has launched new high speed 4G Unlimited Connect data packages at special promotional prices. The new Unlimited packages are compatible with Mobily's enhanced 4G network and provides super-fast internet services in all major cities & towns of Kingdom.
Etihad Etisalat Mobily signed a strategic partnership agreement with Ooredoo; the leader telecom operator in Qatar, to cooperate together in international data services, the matter which enhances collaboration and added value for both parties.
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) continues to provide the customers with the latest and best smartphones. In this context, Mobily announced the launch of the new Huawei P9 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei, to all Mobily existing and new customers in Postpaid or Prepaid packages.
Umniah Telecom has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Waseela, the leading Jordanian and regional provider of Integrated ICT Solutions & Services. The agreement, signed by Umniah CEO Engineer Ziad Shatara and by Waseela CEO Dr. Samer Taha, will see Waseela's microwave technology adopted by Umniah to implement the Connect and Protect electronic project for the Ministry of Education's schools and directorates, which was recently launched by the ministry in cooperation with the Special Communications Commission.