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Etisalat is a UAE-based telecommunications services provider, currently operating in 17 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

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  • October 09: Etisalat DB Telecom enters into Indian telecom market. The company awards an end-to-end outsourcing contract worth Rs7.5 bn to three BPO service providers - Tech Mahindra, Aegis and Conflux, the company said on Tuesday.

Etisalat in News

GSMA Welcomes Mobile Industry Agreement on Technology Standards for Global Low Power Wide Area Market
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced that the mobile industry has agreed on technology standards for the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) market and these standards have been accepted by 3GPP

GSMA Urges Governments to Secure Future of Mobile Internet at WRC-15
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA marked the start of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) by calling on governments across the world to allocate the spectrum required to drive continued global growth of mobile broadband

Mobile Industry Backs GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Benefit from US$1.1 Trillion Internet of Things Opportunity
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced that Indosat, Tele2 and Telefónica | Vivo are the latest mobile operators to launch commercial solutions based on the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification for the remote over-the-air provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices such as smart meters or connected cars

EMC Federation Announces New and Enhanced Solutions and Federation Ready Partner Program
Business Wire India Significant updates to the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution previewed at VMworld 2015

GSMA Launches Low Power Wide Area Network Initiative to Accelerate Growth of the Internet of Things    
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA has today announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’, a new project backed by 26 of the world’s leading mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies, designed to address the use of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum

Oberthur Technologies and Etisalat Group Sign a New Strategic Partnership on M2M and IoT Services
Business Wire India

GSMA Announces Winners of the 2015 Global Mobile Awards
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA announced the winners of the 20th Global Mobile Awards, which were presented at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were announced in a ceremony hosted by actor, comedian, writer and film producer John Cleese.

GSMA Announces Mobile Industry Initiative to Create a Global Remote Provisioning Specification for Consumer Devices
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA has today announced that it is working with mobile network operators, mobile device manufacturers and SIM vendors to create a common and global specification for the remote over-the-air provisioning and management of connectivity to consumer devices

GSMA Mobile Connect Launched by 17 Mobile Operators in 13 Countries
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced that, since the launch of Mobile Connect at Mobile World Congress 2014, there are now 17 mobile network operators (MNOs) who have launched the service in 13 countries, with plans for additional launches and beta trials to follow in 2015

Leading M2M Alliances Back the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate the Internet of Things
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA has announced that operator members of leading M2M alliances including the Global M2M Association (GMA) and the M2M World Alliance will deploy services using the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification for the remote over-the-air provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices

GSMA Launches Humanitarian Connectivity Charter
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced the launch of an industry-wide Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, demonstrating the commitment of the mobile industry to support customers and responders before and during humanitarian emergencies

GSMA Announces Nominees for 20th Global Mobile Awards
Business Wire IndiaThe GSMA today announced the nominees for the 2015 Global Mobile Awards, which are this year celebrating 20 years of achievement and innovation across the mobile industry

Ericsson partners with HP to drive mobile networking

Kirusa Launches InstaVoice in Partnership With Etisalat Nigeria

Agama and Al-Falak Contracted by Etisalat for Improved Customer Experience

TM Forum Live! 2015 Connects Senior Leaders to Make Digital Business Real

Publicis Groupe: 2014 Annual Results
02/12/15PRESS RELEASE

IBC Content Everywhere and NHK Bring 8K Television to the Middle East
Visitors to January's IBC Content Everywhere MENA will be able to feast their eyes on Super Hi-Vision, the latest video technology from Japanese national broadcaster NHK, which features 16-times the resolution of currently available HD TV. The technology is set to be demonstrated in the Middle East for the very first time.

GSMA Introduces Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers
The GSMA today launched a Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers, outlining a series of common business principles to enable the development of safe and responsible digital financial services. The first mobile network operators (MNOs) to endorse the Code are Airtel, Avea, Axiata, Etisalat, Millicom, MTN, Ooredoo, Orange, Telenor, Vodafone and Zain

GSMA Announces Device and Application Connectivity Efficiency Guidelines to Accelerate the Internet of Things
The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way

Mobile Industry Embraces GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Growth of Internet of Things

GSMA Announces Senior Executives from Avea, Du, Mobily and Zain Group to Speak at Mobile 360 Series-Middle East
The GSMA today announced the addition of several executive-level speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference programme from organisations including Avea, Du, Mobily, Ooredoo Group and Zain Group amongst many others

GSMA Announces Strong Speaker Line-up for Mobile 360 Series-Middle East
The GSMA today announced the first keynote speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference taking place on the 13-14 October in Dubai. The GSMA also announced a number of event sponsors including Ooredoo, STC and Huawei

Envivio to Feature Multi-Screen, 4K and Cloud-Based Video at TV Connect MENA 2014

Publicis Groupe : 2014 3rd Quarter Revenue
Publicis Groupe : 2014 Q3 Revenue

#Kirusa Takes Its Popular Services -- #CelebConnect & #SportsConnect to #IvoryCoast
Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, today announced the launch of its popular services, Celeb Connect and Sports Connect in Ivory Coast, in partnership with Moov

#Etisalat #Nigeria Subscribers to Connect With #Celebs and Exclusive #Sports Voice Bytes
Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, announced today the launch of its popular services, #CelebConnect and #SportsConnect, with Etisalat Nigeria, a leading telecom operator in Nigeria

Publicis Groupe: First Half-Year 2014 Results
PRESS RELEASE

Moov Togo Launches Sports Connect on Kirusa Platforms
Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, announced today the launch of its popular service, Sports Connect, on the Moov Togo mobile network. With this service, Moov Togo subscribers can now receive on their mobile phones, exclusive sports voice bytes to satiate their soccer passion.

Orpic Deploys ADVA FSP 3000 for Advanced Data Center Connectivity
ADVA Optical Networking SE /Orpic Deploys ADVA FSP 3000 for Advanced Data Center Connectivity . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Verimatrix Wins TV Connect Industry Award for Best Multiscreen TV Solution
Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe has been recognized for its highly successful VCAS™ for Internet TV as the Best Multiscreen TV Solution at the 2014 TV Connect Industry Awards in London. This achievement marks the second year running Verimatrix has been recognized in this category.

Etisalat group and Ericsson collaborate to power the Networked Society initiatives

Publicis Groupe: Acquisition of Lighthouse Digital
02/25/14PRESS RELEASE

Vanessa Schneider Explains Why CMOs Are Expected to Enjoy Higher Incremental Revenues Due to the New Concepts' Series Designed by BigTime
BigTime, the global boutique firm of mobile marketing, announced today that it has launched its new series of Revenue Booster Campaign Concepts for Mobile Network Operators.

Ericsson named sole vendor for Thuraya core network upgrade
* Thuraya's circuit-switched core network upgraded to support modern,high-quality telecommunication services * Agreement includes advanced billing mediation system, plus supportservices for five years Mobile satellite services operator Thuraya has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC)as the sole vendor for its circuit-switched core network

Atlantique Telecom selects Ericsson to manage African networks
* Five-year contract for Ericsson to manage mobile networks forAtlantique Telecom in its Western and Central African operations * Up to 10 million subscribers stand to benefit from improved networkquality. * Partnership supports Atlantique Telecom's focus on leading a newgeneration of operators in Africa

Etisalat completes first phase of IT transformation

Oracle Communications Releases Billing and Social Network Analytics Applications
ORACLE OPENWORLD - Oracle (NYSE: ORCL)

BroadSoft UC-One IMS Named to LTE Awards 2013 Shortlist
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that its UC-One® IMS solution has been named to the Telecoms.com LTE Awards 2013 shortlist. UC-One IMS enables enterprises to leverage a mobile operator's fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) capabilities to manage a single communications service subscription for each employee

Graduate Management Admission Council Appoints Sangeet Chowfla President and Chief Executive Officer and Successor to David A. Wilson
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the global non-profit council of the world's leading graduate schools of business and management, today announced the appointment of Sangeet Chowfla as president to succeed David A. Wilson, who has served for the past 18 years as both president and CEO. Chowfla will join GMAC as president in September and assume the CEO role on January 1, 2014.

Tenth Annual International Business Awards Issues Call for Entries
The Stevie® Awards today issued the call for entries for The 10th Annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, which last year attracted nominations from more than 50 nations and territories.

BigTime Goes Live With Loyalty & Retention Program for Etisalat
BigTime, a leading boutique provider of mobile marketing, announced today that it has launched a churn reduction and loyalty program with Etisalat.

STMicroelectronics and SoftAtHome Demonstrate Secure, High-Quality Platform for Multi-Screen Digital Services
Client/server solution leveraging ST connected-home technology and SoftAtHome unique CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) software enables operators to deliver optimal multimedia services to multiple screens through unified, managed networks

Verimatrix Brings Multi-Network Solutions Forum to CABSAT 2013
CABSAT 2013 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that it will host its next Multi-network Solutions in the Real World Forum at CABSAT 2013 in Dubai

Telco Marketers Eye Over-the-Top Players as Opportunity, Not Threat; Providers Look to Boost Revenues Through Partnerships and Alliances
Marketers in the $1.3 trillion global telecommunications industry are being both challenged and enabled by free over-the-top (OTT) communications service providers, such as Google, Skype and Facebook

Fujitsu Enables Pacific Controls Cloud Services to Deliver Cloud Solutions in the Middle East
Fujitsu today announces that it is powering cloud solutions in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The company has entered into an agreement with Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) to offer cloud computing solutions

Leaders in LTE Acknowledged at LTE Awards 2013
A number of key players in the LTE field have been recognised and rewarded as the winners of the highly coveted LTE Awards 2013. Alcatel-Lucent, Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom and Ericsson were among the winners which were announced at a gala dinner award ceremony last night (25 June) at the De Duif in Amsterdam.

LTE World Summit Announces Shortlist for LTE Awards
Submissions for the Telecoms.com LTE Awards have reached record numbers again this year as the organisers of LTE World Summit, which provides the backdrop for the awards, has announced those companies on the shortlist. This comes as the industry evolves and LTE continues to become the mainstream global technology for 4G networks.

BMGI Showcases How Businesses in Gulf Region can Outperform, During ‘Process Excellence Week’ held at Abu Dhabi
As the Key Knowledge partner for Process Excellence Week 2012, held at Radisson Blu, Abu Dhabi on 10th & 11th Dec 2012, BMGI presented the model for “Enabling Businesses to Outperform” using the Process Excellence Way with specific emphasis on the Energy and Utilities sector in the MENA region which hold about 60 % of the oil reserves and 45% of the natural gas reserves

CDNetworks Selects Etisalat’s SmartHub to Enhance Online Shopping
Etisalat has recently formed a regional strategic partnership with CDNetworks through Etisalat’s SmartHub, to allow greater opportunities for e-commerce and online purchases in the UAE.

Targeted Triple-play Services Could Increase Operator Revenue in Egypt Telecom Market, Says Frost & Sullivan
Despite the economic downturn, the mobile telecom market in Egypt witnessed high growth, with an average growth rate of about 23.1 per cent since 2008, mainly due to aggressive pricing competition among the three market participants- Mobinil, Vodafone and Etisalat Misr. At the end of 2011, Egypt had approximately 83.8 million mobile subscribers. This number is expected to double over 2011–2018

ZTE Wins Viettel 2G/3G Network Contract in Peru with its Uni-RAN Solution
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced that it has won a national 2G/3G wireless network project in Peru with mobile operator Viettel

UAE Participates in the World Summit of the Information Society Forum 2012 as a Strategic Partner
The UAE is represented by some of its most influential organizations and significant governmental departments and offices, including the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) at the World Summit of the Information Society Forum 2012 taking place from May 14-18, in Geneva, Switzerland

Hi3G Awards Contract to ZTE for Next Stage of Industry First LTE TDD/FDD Dual-Mode Network in Sweden
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063

Etisalat, Oberthur Technologies and MasterCard Celebrate the GSMA Award for Best Mobile Money Innovation at the 2012 MWC, Barcelona, Spain
The successful launch of Etisalat’s mobile money and NFC solutions across multiple affiliates in Asia, Africa and the Middle East reinforces its position as a true global player in the mobile payments arena and supports its global ambition to be an innovation and market leader.

Verimatrix to Showcase Multi-Network Video Security Solutions and Expertise at TV Connect Middle East & North Africa 2012
TV Connect Middle East & North Africa 2012 - Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced its expanded presence at TV Connect Middle East & North Africa, 29-31 Oct. 2012 to further advance discussions on OTT and multi-network video strategies

BigTime Expands and Accelerates Global Growth
BigTime, a leading boutique provider of mobile marketing, announced today that it has won significant contracts with several of the world's largest mobile telecommunications operators.

Anevia and Verimatrix Strengthen Partnership in Monitoring Solutions for Secure Video Service Delivery
IBC 2012 -

Etisalat Accelerates Data Retrieval and Analysis by 99 Percent With Oracle Communications Data Model Running on Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

9th Annual International Business Awards Announces Honorees From Across the Globe
Organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations have been announced as Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie® Award winners in The Ninth Annual International Business Awards, the world's only international, all-encompassing business awards program.

Aperto Middle East Brings German Expertise to the MENA Region
Aperto Middle East provides web and technology services along with mobile web solutions and apps. The company offers IT development, project management and consulting services and is specialised in complex backend solutions, such as portal server solutions and Enterprise CMS

Ninth Annual International Business Awards(SM) Announces Call for Entries
The Stevie® Awards today issued the call for entries for The Ninth Annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, which last year attracted nominations from more than 50 nations and territories.

Oracle Communications Innovation Award Winners Announced
(NASDAQ: ORCL)

Kaonmedia Partners With Verimatrix to Enable Enhanced Over-the-Top TV Experience for Etisalat's OTT Services
IP&TV World Forum -- Kaonmedia Co., Ltd

New Telecom Business Models on Horizon, Urgent Need for Change, Reveals Openet, STL Partners Research
Openet, a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications service providers, today announces the results of a groundbreaking survey gauging the potential for communication service providers (CSPs) to collaborate with Over-the-Top (OTT) application and content providers in order to create compelling new services

Verimatrix Hosts Multi-Network Solutions in the Real World Forum to Highlight Successful Advanced Video Deployments
- CABSAT 2012 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that the latest installment of its Multi-Network Solutions in the Real World Forum series will be hosted at CABSAT 2012, on 29 Feb. from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the Vendor Presentation Theatre.

Mozilla Firefox Operating System for Mobile phones to rival Google Android and Windows Phone
Final release to become available in 2013; First screenshots of the software are released on Twitter

Speculation over Diego Maradona's future at Al Wasl remains
Confusion remains over the future of Al Wash coach Diego Maradona.

Maradona saves wife during ugly crowd scenes after Dubai football match
Former Argentine football star and captain Diego Maradona had to move quickly to save his wife Veronica Ojeda during crowd trouble in the stands of a Dubai stadium shortly after a match between his Al Wasl team and Al Shabab ended on Thursday night.

Vizrt Gives Worldwide Broadcasters On-Demand Access to DigitalGlobe High-Resolution Earth Imagery
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that Vizrt (VIZ: NO) has launched a new online service enabling designers to quickly find, preview, and add DigitalGlobe imagery into their broadcast graphics packages using Vizrt's Viz World production software

Qualys Brings Web Application Scanning to Next Level of Automation
Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced a new release of QualysGuard Web Application Scanning (WAS) 2.1 that integrates with Selenium to help companies further automate scanning of web applications with complex authentication.

MS-ISAC Selects Qualys to Bring Cloud-Based Security and Compliance Solutions to State and Local Governments
Qualys®, Inc

Etisalat Afghanistan Launches "mHawala" Mobile Financial Services Powered by Telepin Software
Telepin Software, a leading provider of mobile money transaction platforms, today announced that Etisalat Afghanistan has commercially launched mHawala, its new Mobile Money Services platform

Ensure Your Online Shoppers Will Have a Safe Shopping Experience This Holiday Season With Easy-to-Use and Nothing to Install Free Security Services From Qualys
Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, is offering businesses a free license to use the company's SECURE Seal protection from now until January 30th, 2012, along with Qualys BrowserCheck and SSL Server Audit

UAE Participates in ITU Telecom World 2011 in Geneva
The UAE, Represented by a high level delegation headed by H.E. Mohammad Al Qamzi, Chairman of the TRA, will participate the in ITU Telecom World 2011 which will be held in Geneva during 24 and 27 October 2011, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

'Short tempered' Maradona apologizes after kicking Dubai football club fan
Al Wasl football club manager Diego Maradona kicked a fan, who interrupted a pre-match photo session.

Chennai income tax sleuths to question Raja
Income tax sleuths from Chennai are expected to question former telecom minister A Raja at the Tihar Jail here, for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

2G scam: Raja blames PM again
Hours after saying that he did not seek to implicate the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and former Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, in the 2G spectrum case, former telecom minister A Raja renewed his attack on Dr.Singh, saying that the Prime Minister dhould have referred the matter to a Group of Ministers (GoM).

Sibal pulls up Gadkari for demanding resignation of PM, Chidambaram
Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday criticized BJP President Nitin Gadkari for demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram following Raja's allegations in the 2G spectrum scam, and said that he should have consulted his senior party leader Arun Jaitley or any other lawyer before making such remarks.

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