A landscape image representing Zong 4G's network expansion and modernization in Pakistan. The scene features modern 4G base stations with advanced tech

Zong 4G Expands Network and Completes Modernization Project in H1 2024

China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak), operating under the Zong 4G brand, expanded its network and completed a significant modernization project in the first half of 2024. Zong 4G deployed over 400 new 4G sites and upgraded its base stations with 8T8R technology to enhance customer experience along the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor. Additionally, Zong upgraded over 1,400 battery banks to Li-Ion solutions for improved efficiency.

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A landscape image representing the financial success of Ooredoo in the first half of 2024. The scene features a modern cityscape with high-rise building

Ooredoo Reports 9% Growth in Revenue for H1 2024

Kuwait’s National Mobile Telecommunications Company (Ooredoo) reported a 9% increase in consolidated revenue for the first half of 2024, reaching KD346 million ($1.1 billion). The growth was driven by strong performance in Kuwait, Maldives, Tunisia, and Algeria. The customer base grew by 4% to 25.5 million, and EBITDA increased by 8% to KD125 million. Net profit attributable to NMTC decreased to KD25 million due to a one-time gain in H1 2023, but excluding this gain, net profit would have been 23% higher.

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