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Kuwait: The regional leader in mobile broadband

Kuwait’s three mobile operators – Zain, Viva and Wataniya – are in the process of upgrading their LTE networks to LTE-A, less than a year after the launch of 4G services in the country. Here is the country’s current situation on LTE-A: Viva announced LTE-A plans in September and is conducting trials for download speeds… Read more

Ismail Patel

Broadband MEA 2013: Expectations high in emerging markets; a reality check for developed ones

“I note there is a disproportionate emphasis on the quality of the networks being deployed, in comparison with the discussion on how they can actually be monetized. The regional apps and content market is far from mature and – away from the glitz of the large regional incumbents’ physical networks – there is a danger… Read more

Ismail Patel

Cable Congress 2013: Cable is the Place to Be

Clearly, the cable industry has become the place to go if you want an easy life. At least, that’s the impression one could get from listening to Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries at this year’s Cable Congress, and from the news that Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann is set to join Dutch cable player Ziggo… Read more

Francesco Radicati