There are now more reasons to experience the vibrant cities of the UAE as du delights visitors with added benefits when they purchase the du Tourist Plan SIM cards pre-loaded with 200 MB data, 20 flexible minutes and 20 flexible SMS. They automatically benefit from access to a plethora of offers to be redeemed with Uber, The Entertainer and Dollar Rent-a-Car - worth over AED 1,500 value in total.

Read more: du surprises UAE visitors with great deals and free vouchers with the new Tourist Plan SIM purchase

Due to the economic and political factors, that made Zain KSA not reach the continuous increase, the company made a net loss of 329 million riyals ($87.8 million) in the three months to June 30 compared with a loss of 201 million riyals in the prior-year period. These losses were mainly driven by spending on its network infrastructure, the cost of new biometric fingerprint identification regulations and an increase in the cost of financing.

Read more: Zain Saudi Arabia Q2 2016 net loss continues

The UAE has moved up four places in its position in the e-smart services index of the E-Government Development Index, EGDI, issued by the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, UNDESA, ranking in joint 8th place globally with the Republic of Estonia. The EGDI is an important component in the overall index used to determine growth in e-government development.

Read more: UAE ranks 8th globally and 1st regionally in UN's 2016 e-Smart Services Index

Ooredoo recently became the first operator to launch 4G services in Algeria, completing the pre-launch phase, as part of its network leadership strategy. With the launch in Algeria, Ooredoo now providers 4G services in eight markets across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia, positioning the operator as one of the leading 4G providers worldwide.

Read more: Ooredoo completes pre-launch phase for 4G in Algeria

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