Ooredoo announced the appointment of Noor Al Sulaiti as CEO of Ooredoo Oman – the first female CEO in one of Ooredoo Group's key markets - and Bassam Yousef Al Ibrahim as CEO of Ooredoo Algeria, effective 20 May 2021.
Asiacell, once again, assumes a prominent leading role in Iraq by being the platinum sponsor of the Iraq Digital Transformation Summit that took place virtually on the 5th and 6th of May 2021 where many influential and revered thought leaders tuned in from around the globe to participate and share their thoughts on Iraq’s digital transformation strategy. Eminent attendees included Iraqi government officials, decision-makers, strategists, digital innovators, transformation leaders, banks, financial services providers, and donor organizations, to name a few.
For the year ended 31 March 2021, Vodafone reported Group revenue decline by 2.6% on an annual basis to €43.8bn (FY20: €45.0 billion). The company said, “our good underlying momentum and the benefit from the acquisition of Liberty Global’s assets in Germany and Central and Eastern Europe was offset by lower revenue from roaming, visitors and handset sales, adverse foreign exchange movements and the disposal of Vodafone New Zealand.”
Telecom Egypt announced its Q1 2021 results for the period ending 31 March 2021. Consolidated revenue came in at EGP 8.4bn, growing 20% YoY on higher data revenue (+37% YoY) constituting 66% of top line growth.
Etisalat announced its value propositions that address the varying requirements of Abu Dhabi’s small and medium businesses (SMBs) in a bid to boost their digital transformation journey.
Zain Group, a leading mobile innovator with operations in seven markets across the Middle East and Africa, announced its consolidated financial results for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2021. Zain served 48.5 million customers at the end of the period.
CSG announced a multi-year extension to its long-standing relationship with MTN South Africa, the largest mobile network operator in Africa. As part of this new agreement, CSG is advancing and enhancing MTN’s digital ecosystem. This includes migrating MTN’s enterprise and consumer customers to a new end-state systems architecture that will drive future growth and enable rapid delivery of innovative products and services.
Etisalat Group has announced the successful completion of a bond issuance worth one billion euros ($1.2 billion) to refinance the maturing bond tranche it had issued in 2014 ($4.3 billion) for the acquisition of a controlling stake in Maroc Telecom.
Help AG, the cybersecurity arm of Etisalat Digital and one of the region’s most trusted security service providers, has been named as a major player in an ICT industry vendor assessment report.
In light of Etisalat’s contribution to the campaign’s remarkable success, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, honoured Etisalat for its contribution to the remarkable success of the “100 Million Meals” campaign launched by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) and the charity auction under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Rashid Al Maktoum.