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    Samsung launches Galaxy Note 4 in JordanOctober 19, 2014

    Samsung Electronics Levant has launched the new sleek and stylish Galaxy Note 4 in Jordan in partnership with the BCI Group, the authorised distributor for Samsung mobile devices in the country.

    Bumsuk Hong, the president of Samsung Electronics Levant, said: "Galaxy Note 4 represents Samsung’s heritage in the the mobile experience, with powerful performance and an enhanced S Pen, advancing the device’s input method."

    "With the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung is recognized as a creator of an entirely new, unique market and culture of smartphones. Providing users with the...

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    Mobile Industry Embraces GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Growth of Internet of ThingsOctober 17, 2014

    Mobile 360-Middle East

    At the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference in Dubai, the GSMA announced that leading mobile operators AT&T, Etisalat, NTT DOCOMO, Telefónica and Vodafone Group alongside SIM and module manufacturers Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho (Safran), Oberthur Technologies,"......

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    ‘More than half of households own at least one smartphone’October 15, 2014

    Almost half of the households in Jordan have personal computers and 57 per cent of them have an Internet subscription, according to a study released Tuesday.


    The study, by the Department of Statistics and the ICT Ministry for the year 2013, showed that more than half of Jordanian households have at least one smartphone at home.


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    GSMA Announces Device and Application Connectivity Efficiency Guidelines to Accelerate the Internet of ThingsOctober 14, 2014

    The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way. The report, ‘IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines,’ has received the backing of leading mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KT Corporation, Orange, NTT DOCOMO, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Telefónica, Telenor Connexion"...

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    New GSMA Study Reveals over Half of Citizens in the Arab States Now Subscribe to Mobile NetworksOctober 13, 2014

    More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now subscribed to a mobile service, presenting the region with a unique opportunity to use mobile technology to drive social and economic growth. According to the GSMA’s new report, “Arab States: Mobile Economy 2014”, there were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population. Total mobile connections1 in the region stood at 404 million"...

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    Orange Jordan becomes the exclusive provider of telecom services for “Abdali Gateway” projectOctober 12, 2014

    Orange Jordan recently signed an agreement with Al-Seraje Real Estate Companyto manage and operate an integrated telecommunications network, becoming the exclusive provider of communication services for the buildings and facilities of the mixed-use “Abdali Gateway“ project currently being developed by Al Seraje Real Estate.


    Orange Jordan will provide all the"...

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    Jordan second most competitive Arab mobile phone market — reportOctober 8, 2014

    Jordan has maintained its position since 2012 as the second most competitive cellular market in the Arab world, according to a study by the Arab Advisers Group.


    The “Cellular Competition Intensity Index 2014” ranked Saudi Arabia as having the most competitive mobile phone market with a score of 75.86 per cent, followed by Jordan (73.16 per cent) and Palestine (71.28 per cent).


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    BringCom Receives $1.1 Million in Orders for New ProgramsOctober 6, 2014

    (ME NewsWire)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications services, announced it has been awarded new contracts in the last three months valued at $1.1 million. The awards call for BringCom to provide managed fiber optic, wireless and satellite circuit services to new and current governmental and commercial customers operating in Africa, Europe and the United States.


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    ‘Zain Jordan to launch 4G services in 1st quarter of 2015’October 1, 2014

    Zain Jordan on Tuesday said it will commercially launch fourth generation services (4G) in the first quarter of 2015 after signing an agreement with China’s Huawei to build its 4G network.


    Zain Jordan selected Huawei based on an evaluation of the proposals submitted by five telecommunications companies, taking into consideration technical standards along with financial offers, Ahmad Hanandeh, the company’s CEO, told reporters after signing the agreement.

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    Landline subscriptions continue to decline as mobile phones dominateSeptember 29, 2014

    Landline subscriptions in Jordan have been declining over the past eight years, while mobile subscriptions have grown significantly, according to the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC).


    Figures released recently by the TRC showed that fixed telephony subscriptions reached 377,208 by the end of June, compared to 379,000 at the end of 2013.


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