ALSO NOTED: O2 says several million thanks to staff; Nokia Siemens strikes it rich in Saudi

> U.K. mobile operator O2 is planning to reward its staff after it finished on top in a recent customer satisfaction survey. The company is paying out £15 million as part of its 'Thanks a Million' scheme, with staff with more than two years service receiving £1500 each. Those with less than two years service will get £1000 and part-timers will receive £500. The payments, which will be made in March, come two years after O2 paid out £10 million to its staff for adding one million net new customers….Article

> Zain, the holder of Saudi Arabia's third mobile license, has signed a network supply contract worth almost one billion U.S. dollars with Nokia Siemens Networks. Under the terms of the contract Nokia Siemens will roll out a state-of-the-art greenfield 2G and 3G mobile network including HSDPA and HSUPA...Article