Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Capital Business
Capital Business

World

Mobile Branson splashes out in Qatar

DOHA, May 13 – Virgin Group founder Richard Branson made a splash at Thursday\’s launch of Virgin Mobile Qatar, arriving by jet-ski for the pre-paid mobile service\’s opening ceremony.

The billionaire Briton headed a V-formation of jet-skis along the corniche before landing at Doha\’s Museum of Islamic Art.

"Virgin Mobile is the fastest-growing and most successful business in Virgin\’s history, with more than fifteen million customers around the world," Branson said in a statement.

Virgin entered into a partnership with Qatari state-owned Qtel "to make Virgin Mobile Qatar our first mobile launch in the Middle East," he said.

 

Click to comment
Advertisement

More on Capital Business

Executive Lifestyle

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 12 – The country’s super wealthy individuals are increasing their holding of bonds, gold and cash, a new report by Knight...

Ask Kirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 9 – Businessman and industrialist Dr. Chris Kirubi has urged members of the public to exercise extreme caution when making any...

Ask Kirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 24 – Businessman and industrialist Dr. Chris Kirubi is set to own half of Centum Investment Company PLC, following a go-ahead...

Ask Kirubi

It is without a doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has caught the whole world by surprise. Although its full impact is yet to be...

Headlines

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Commercial Banks have been ordered to provide relief to borrowers on their personal loans, with loans eligible from March...

Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun17 – Kenya’s tea leaves manufacturer Kericho Gold, has been awarded the Superbrands Seal by Superbrands East Africa for their quality variety...

Coronavirus

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 13 – As the local telecommunications industry gears up to roll out 5G networks in the country, the Communications Authority of...

Coronavirus

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – Airtel Kenya is offering free internet access for students in order to enable continued learning at home in the...