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Qatari telco Ooredoo Q2 profit up 16% on Asian ops
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Qatari telco Ooredoo Q2 profit up 16% on Asian ops

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:27 AM

Earnings of the former monopoly have been volatile since mid-2013 as foreign exchange losses and plunging earnings from war-torn Iraq outweighed a strong domestic performance

Vodafone Qatar reports flat year-on-year loss for Q1
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Vodafone Qatar reports flat year-on-year loss for Q1

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:31 PM

Chief exec Ian Gray said the operator reduced headcount by 10% in May, with some job cuts permanent and other positions to be reassigned to roles aimed at boosting mobile revenue streams

UAE customers lash out over 40% beIN Sports cost hike
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UAE customers lash out over 40% beIN Sports cost hike

Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:44 PM

Etisalat upgrades beIN subscribers to expanded monthly package – but they can opt out

Qatar uses 3D printers to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof'
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Qatar uses 3D printers to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof'

Friday, 24 June 2016 12:24 AM

Qatar has sought to allay concerns about its summer heat and moved the competition to the cooler month of November

Qatar to ramp up homeland security using drones
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Qatar to ramp up homeland security using drones

Monday, 20 June 2016 9:02 AM

Gulf state signs MoU with Texan university to collaborate on research into unmanned aerial vehicles

Qatar mulls $1m fine for hacked firms
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Qatar mulls $1m fine for hacked firms

Thursday, 16 June 2016 8:53 AM

Proposed data privacy law would penalise Qatari firms that fail to prevent hacks

Qatar's e-commerce sector 'has major growth potential'
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Qatar's e-commerce sector 'has major growth potential'

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 1:42 PM

More credit card use in Qatar can lead to market growth, says Ministry of Transport & Communications report

Doha's Hamad Int'l joins landmarks on Google Street View
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Doha's Hamad Int'l joins landmarks on Google Street View

Saturday, 11 June 2016 12:17 AM

Google Maps launches 360-degree imagery of Doha’s Hamad International Airport

Qatar's Ooredoo signs $1bn loan for business needs, refinancing
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Qatar's Ooredoo signs $1bn loan for business needs, refinancing

Thursday, 9 June 2016 2:08 PM

Revolving credit facility backed by eight banks is due to mature in March 2017, says telco

Qatar fund said to buy major stake in Irish telco Eir
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Qatar fund said to buy major stake in Irish telco Eir

Thursday, 9 June 2016 2:08 PM

Qatar Investment Authority reportedly to acquire 15% stake of York Capital, Eir's second-largest shareholder

Qatar's Ooredoo said to hire banks for up to $1bn bond
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Qatar's Ooredoo said to hire banks for up to $1bn bond

Thursday, 19 May 2016 3:09 PM

Sources say telecoms company is seeking to raise $750m to $1bn through the transaction

Vodafone Qatar says to cut 10% of staff as losses widen
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Vodafone Qatar says to cut 10% of staff as losses widen

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 2:00 PM

Telco reports sixth straight widening quarterly loss citing competition and waning international call usage

Vodafone Qatar Q4 net loss widens
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Vodafone Qatar Q4 net loss widens

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 10:07 AM

Qatar's second telco has yet to make a profit since launching in 2009

Vodafone Qatar inks deal to pioneer 'smart stadiums' concept
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Vodafone Qatar inks deal to pioneer 'smart stadiums' concept

Monday, 16 May 2016 10:49 AM

Telco teams up with Turkish sister company and top football team Besiktas

Qatar seeks $260m missiles deal with United States
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Qatar seeks $260m missiles deal with United States

Friday, 6 May 2016 9:33 AM

US State Department approves possible foreign military sale to Gulf state for hundreds of missiles


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