Batelco’s 3Q net profit drops 24%; mobile users more than doubled

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Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has recorded a 24% year-on-year plunge in Q3 net profit to lower revenues in its domestic market, while the results also revealed its share of losses from STel, its start-up mobile joint venture in India. According to Batelco’s chairman Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, net income for the three months ended 30 September 2010 dropped …

EditorBatelco’s 3Q net profit drops 24%; mobile users more than doubled

Motorola wins SabaFon expansion deal

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Motorola has signed an agreement with Yemeni cellco SabaFon to increase the coverage and capacity of its GSM network to enable it to serve a greater number of subscribers. The network expansion initiative, using a Motorola Reach GSM solution, will widen the scope of SabaFon’s reach in both the northern and southern regions of the country and boost SabaFon’s capacity. …

EditorMotorola wins SabaFon expansion deal