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    Future of local ICT industry lies beyond 2G services -- executivesSeptember 1, 2014

    Second generation (2G) networks will no longer be needed in Jordan in five to seven years, but it will be difficult to switch to more advanced services as long as many devices are only 2G-enabled, according to telecom executives.

    "It is in the interest of telecos as well as [other] companies that the usage of 2G networks stops and companies use the spectrum of these networks for improving services and providing more advanced... speeds that are enabled by third and fourth generation networks," said Waleed Khodeir, director"...

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    Cabinet approves Jordan's joining IMSOSeptember 1, 2014

    The Council of Ministers on Sunday gave the green light for Jordan to join the Convention on International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) that oversees certain public satellite safety and security communication services.

    In a session chaired by Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, the ministers noted IMSO's importance in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, distress alerting and search and rescue co-ordination communications"...

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    Future of local ICT industry lies beyond 2G services — executivesAugust 31, 2014

    Second generation (2G) networks will no longer be needed in Jordan in five to seven years, but it will be difficult to switch to more advanced services as long as many devices are only 2G-enabled, according to telecom executives.


    “It is in the interest of telecos as well as [other] companies that the usage of 2G networks stops and companies use the spectrum of these networks for improving services and providing more advanced... speeds that are enabled by third and fourth generation networks,” said Waleed"......

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    ZTE Exclusively Wins SWAN Slovakia Contract for Nationwide LTE NetworksAugust 28, 2014

    ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has signed a contract with Slovak operator SWAN for a nationwide LTE network project.


    ZTE will exclusively construct core CS/PS (circuit-switched/packet-switched) network,"...

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    Deutsche Telekom upgrades to industry-leading IPX connections both for its in-house customer Telekom Deutschland and on the AMS-IX hub, enabling fast data exchange between mobile operators worldwideAugust 22, 2014

    When abroad, today’s mobile subscribers expect high-speed 3G or LTE data roaming services with best user experience. As an expert provider of IPX roaming capabilities, Deutsche Telekom’s International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) unit ensures fast, secure IP exchange, especially in times of exponentially"......

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    178 Million Phones at Risk in Middle East and Africa: Palo Alto Networks Unveils Security Risks in Android Internal StorageAugust 19, 2014

    Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today presented new research highlighting security risks in the internal storage used by applications on Google Android devices. More than 94 percent of popular Android applications used in the Middle East & Africa are potentially vulnerable.


    Android Internal Storage is a protected area that Android-based"...

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    Yealink Breaks Ground of First Research and Development Facility in ChinaAugust 12, 2014

    Yealink, the Global Top 3 SIP Phone Provider convened its groundbreaking ceremony of Yealink’s first Research & Development facility in China marking the company’s entry into the competitive sphere of innovation in technology.


    Yealink’s dedicated approach to innovation has taken a step further with this facility challenging the technology industry and"...

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    ZTE Welcomes India Court Ruling in Patent Litigation with VringoAugust 11, 2014

    ZTE Corporation welcomes the decision by the High Court of Delhi last week in favor of the company in a patent litigation with Vringo Inc. and its subsidiary.


    The court lifted an ex-parte temporary injunction against certain ZTE products, including base station controllers based on GSM technology, in the ruling concerning India Patent No. 200572.


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    Vidyo Selected by IndusInd Bank for First “Face-to-Face” Online Banking in IndiaAugust 6, 2014

    Vidyo, Inc., an innovator in visual communications, has been selected by IndusInd Bank, one of the fastest growing new-generation private sector banks in India, for Video Branch, a mobile and desktop-based banking service being deployed across the country. Video Branch, launched on June 2, 2014, has accumulated a user rating of 4.8 on scale of 5 on the Google Play Store.


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    Disruptions in telecom services reported as Tawjihi results releasedAugust 4, 2014

    Several mobile phone users on Sunday complained of repeated disruptions to phone calls and slow access to the Internet following the announcement of the Tawjihi results.


    Mobile users interviewed by The Jordan Times said telecom services were affected by the announcement, as thousands of students, their parents and relatives were using all possible means to get the results of the General Secondary Certificate Examination (Tawjihi).

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