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Ooredoo Group again in 'world’s top 50 telecoms brands' list

Ooredoo Group again in 'world’s top 50 telecoms brands' list

Ooredoo Group has again been listed in the ‘Telecoms 300 2019 report’ as one of the top 50 telecommunications brands in the world, with a brand value of some $3.779bn.

Huawei said to be preparing to sue US government: source

Huawei said to be preparing to sue US government: source

Chinese telecoms equipment company Huawei plans to announce a lawsuit against the United States government on Thursday on grounds related to a defence bill, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Vodafone Idea becomes India's biggest telecoms group

Vodafone Idea becomes India's biggest telecoms group

The new $23bn Vodafone Idea giant deposes Bharti Airtel -- with its 350 million subscribers -- as India's top mobile firm.

Somalia restores internet connection after weeks of outage

Somalia restores internet connection after weeks of outage

Somalia has restored its internet connection after repairing a severed undersea cable, a telecoms official said on Monday, after an outage that the government said had cost the economy millions of dollars a day.

European mobile operators brace for end of roaming charges

European mobile operators brace for end of roaming charges

Long an important source of revenue for telecom companies, roaming charges will be lifted in Europe starting June 15, raising pressure on operators in a tight market.

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular announce merger

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular announce merger

British mobile phone giant Vodafone's Indian unit will merge with Idea Cellular to create India's largest telecoms operator, the firms said on Monday, as they combine to fight the rise of Reliance Jio.

Jio extends free services, as telecoms price war intensifies

Jio extends free services, as telecoms price war intensifies

Reliance Industries announced a three-month extension to an offer of free data and voice services by its telecoms unit Jio, signalling that a brutal price war in India's mobile sector that has already hurt its rivals is intensifying.

Samsung, LG unveil new devices in bid for smartphone recovery

Samsung, LG unveil new devices in bid for smartphone recovery

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc unveiled their latest smartphones at the Mobile World Congress industry show in Barcelona on Sunday, seeking to buck the slowdown in industry growth.