Telecom alliance to welcome three new members

23 Aug 2004

Wataniya Telecom (Iraq), Wataniya Telecom (Algeria) and Qatar Telecommunications (Q-Tel) are poised to join the recently launched mobile alliance formed by a number of the region’s GSM operators – Jordan’s MobileCom, Bahrain’s Batelco and Wataniya of Kuwait. The alliance hopes to promote and develop new categories of advanced services, such as MMS, multimedia, internet access, content and GPRS roaming services, and support the rollout of EDGE.