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Iraq Fines Zain $262 Million

Reuters reports that Iraq has fined Kuwait-based telecoms provider Zain $262 million for putting 5 million Sim cards in the local market without permission, contravening its licence. The company has three months to pay. Zain’s Iraq unit will appeal the fine, its chief executive, Emad Makiya, said. “They have no right to issue such a […]

Zain Iraq Expects Boost from Kurdish Region

The Iraqi unit of Kuwait’s Zain expects to add up to 18,000 new subscribers a month after starting operations in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region, Reuters has reported. “I would expect that we will be adding around 15,000 to 18,000 (new subscribers) a month,” chief executive Emad Makiya told the news agency, adding that the total […]

Zain Iraq to Start Ops in Kurdistan

The Iraqi unit of Kuwait telecoms firm Zain (ZAIN.KW) will start operating in Iraqi Kurdistan in January and expects to boost its subscriber base by up to two million in 2011, its chief executive said on Sunday, in an interview with Reuters. Emad Makiya, the new CEO of Zain Iraq, said Zain group, the Gulf […]

Iraq Mobile Investment Overview and Market Forecast 2010-2014

Research and Markets has announced the addition of their “Iraq Mobile Investment Overview and Market Forecast 2010-2014” report to their offering. This report provides a detailed overview of the mobile market in Iraq. It outlines the main current trends and provides five year subscriber and revenue forecasts. Excel annex Mobile handset subscribers market: subscribers, penetration, net […]