The Qatar government has made an approach for a stake in Dubai-based operator group Oger Telecom
Qatar number one operator Qatar Telecom has no plans to make further overseas acquisitions in the short term, according to its CEO
(The Paypers) Global mobile commerce services provider Sybase 365 has teamed up with Qatar-based financial institution Commercialbank of Qatar, in a bid to roll…Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ThePaypersMobilePayments/~3/QZBi4SVK0JI/743298-16
Qatar National Bank Ltd. has launched the first mobile-to-mobile funds-transfer service in Qatar, the Doha-based bank announced Sept. 22.Read more: http://www.americanbanker.com/news/qatar-national-bank-1026306-1.html
It was reported recently that Vodafone Qatar would be launching a mobile money remittance service in conjunction with Doha Bank early in the next year (Read here). Anybody following mobile payments are aware of the massive benefits that remittance services bring to emerging markets as well as the relevance of the Middle East. The large migrant workforce and the vibrant and dynamic banking industry makes this an ideal market to deploy mobile remittance services. Vodafone is also well-known for th
Vodafone Qatar plans to issue an IPO by November this year and will hire HSBC Middle East and QNB as joint lead advisors on the sale. Last week it was announced that the final price of the country’s second mobile license, won by the Vodafone/Qatar Foundation Consortium, was QAR7.716 billion (US$2.12 billion).
Qatar Telecom is willing to pay as much as US$2 billion for the remaining 44.9 percent of PT Indosat shares but is still waiting for the approval of its bid from Indonesia’s market regulator, notes Cellular News.