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Qatar participates high-level virtual meeting of GCC Post and Telecommunications

Qatar participates high-level virtual meeting of GCC Post and Telecommunications

A high-level Qatari delegation participated in the 28th Meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Committee for Under-Secretaries of Post and Telecommunications ...

Russian tech giant Yandex unveils first smartphone

Russian tech giant Yandex unveils first smartphone

Russian internet giant Yandex on Wednesday launched its first ever smartphone in a highly anticipated move into hardware that builds on its popular service apps.

CRA gauges consumer satisfaction in telecom services

CRA gauges consumer satisfaction in telecom services

The survey, conducted this month and in August, will cover all municipalities in the country.

Netanyahu aides named as suspects in new corruption probe

Netanyahu aides named as suspects in new corruption probe

Israeli police revealed on Tuesday that two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were among the suspects in a new corruption probe, with five others central figures in the Bezeq telecommunications group.

Australia to create national space agency

Australia to create national space agency

Australia on Monday committed to creating a national space agency as it looks to cash in on the lucrative and fast-evolving astronautical sector.

Indian tycoon tries to soothe RelComm investor fears

Indian tycoon tries to soothe RelComm investor fears

Indian billionaire Anil Ambani insisted Friday that debt-saddled Reliance Communications had a bright future as he moved to reassure investors who are worried that the telecoms company is close to defaulting on loans.

Vodafone customers can now select network name

Vodafone customers can now select network name

The option to personalise network name, a first in the country and the world, is among the latest services and “innovative changes to the rules of mobile” that Vodafone Qatar launched on Wednesday.

CRA issues 159 violation notices to shops selling illegal devices

CRA issues 159 violation notices to shops selling illegal devices

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has conducted its first round of inspections for 2017 of shops selling telecommunications devices and equipment and issued a total of 159 written violation notices ...

Telecom sector contributes 1.7% to Qatar GDP in 2016

Telecom sector contributes 1.7% to Qatar GDP in 2016

Qatar’s telecommunications sector has contributed 1.7% to Qatar’s GDP in the last financial year, up from 1.3% in 2014, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) said in an assessment report on Wednesday.

Ooredoo app introduces new passport features for roaming customers

Ooredoo app introduces new passport features for roaming customers

Ooredoo has announced that the new passport companion feature is now available on the Ooredoo mobile app. The passport companion feature was designed to significantly improve the user experience for roaming customers.

Qatar mobile market may see 4.86mn subscribers by year-end

Qatar mobile market may see 4.86mn subscribers by year-end

Qatar’s mobile market will end this year with 4.86mn mobile subscribers, rising to 5.42mn at the end of BMI’s forecast period in 2020, the Fitch Group company has said in a report.