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Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd. (MTN)
Arab American University (State of Palestine)
Zain Bahrain
Tor Vergata University of Rome (Italy)
Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda (Argentina)
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters
Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) [OTHER ENTITY] (India (Republic of))
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
University College of Bahrain (Bahrain)
Lund Unversity (Sweden)
Asociación de Reguladores Administrador del Foro Latinoamericano de Entes Reguladores de Telecomunicaciones
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina)
Soonchunhyang University (Korea (Rep. of))
Syriatel Mobile Telecom SA
Türk Telekom Group (Turkey)
CJSC Alfa Telecom (Kyrgyzstan)
Cable Bahamas Limited (Bahamas) Foundation
CompassRose International, Inc.
Ooredoo (Qatar)
Jordan Mobile Telecommunications Services - Zain Jordan (Jordan)
ICT Research Institute (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
SEACOM Ltd (Kenya)
Coordination Center for TLD.RU [OTHER ENTITY] (Russian Federation)
Telekom Malaysia Berhad
China International Telecommunication Construction Corporati (China)
Tactikom (Senegal)
webe digital sdn bhd (Malaysia)



Zain Saudi Arabia

Zain KSA is the newest player in the mobile telecommunication market of Saudi Arabia with a view to achieving a 30% customer market share of the Kingdom’s mobile market within five years by building a trusted and effective telecommunication provider for the largest country in the Middle East. Among the services provided by Zain KSA we find: Voice services (calls, international roaming, voicemail, conference call, voice SMS), SMS and MMS services, SIM applications (subscription channels, downloadable pictures, ringtones, games, applications...), 3G and 3.5G services (video call, daily downloadable comedy…).

Based inSaudi Arabia (Kingdom of)
ITU Global DirectoryZain Saudi Arabia
Chief Executive Officer    
Mr Peter Kaliaropoulos

Peter Kaliaropoulos joined Zain Saudi Arabia as a highly-accomplished telecom professional with over 30 years experience in the international ICT sector. In senior executive roles he led teams to transform and grow a number of mobile and fully integrated operators operating across Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. 

In the last 12 years Peter led executive teams within Batelco Group, Ooredoo Kuwait and Zain across the Middle East. His previous experience includes leadership roles with Singtel (MD Optus Business, Aus), Telstra (MD Mobiles, Aus), Clear Communications (CEO, NZ), StarHub (COO, Singapore) and various other senior executive roles with BT Asia Pacific and Telstra USA. Peter has also contributed as a Director on the boards of a number of established telecommunications companies and ICT start-ups in Australia, USA, Singapore, India and the Middle East.  

Peter Kaliaropoulos holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the University of NSW (Sydney, Australia) and a Master of Business Administration, from Macquarie University (Sydney).