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    CommScope Agrees To Acquire TE Connectivity’s Telecom, Enterprise and Wireless BusinessesJanuary 29, 2015

    Combination of Highly Complementary Businesses Broadens CommScope’s Position as a Leading Communications Infrastructure Provider

    Expanded Offerings Position CommScope to Meet Growing Demand for Bandwidth

    Transaction Expected to be Significantly Accretive to CommScope’s Adjusted EPS and Exceed $150 Million in Annual Synergies Beginning in Third Year Following Closing

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    Orange Jordan to spend JD250 million to upgrade network for 4GJanuary 27, 2015

    Orange Jordan said Sunday its investments to provide fourth generation (4G) services and upgrade the network for 2014-2015 will reach JD250 million.


    Orange Jordan, which recently obtained the licence to provide 4G, will introduce the service in Amman during the first half of this year and gradually increase 4G coverage to reach the entire Kingdom at the"...

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    New TRC project to detect stolen, counterfeit mobile phonesJanuary 18, 2015

    The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) will soon start implementing a project to detect stolen and counterfeit mobile phones.


    The TRC contracted a specialised company to design and implement the Central Mobile Equipment Identify Register (CMEIR) system, TRC Chief Commissioner Mohammad Taani said in a recent e-mail interview with The Jordan Times.


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    DSOA signs MoU with Zain JordanJanuary 15, 2015

    Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jordan Mobile Telephone Services Company (Zain) on the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems in Dubai and Jordan.

    DSOA through its Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (DTEC); the largest entrepreneurship centre in the region and Zain through its Innovation Campus will encourage the integration of young Emirati talent into the telecom sector and facilitate the professional growth of employees through...

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    Phones replacing wallets a not-too-distant future for Jordan — ICT associationDecember 29, 2014

    Jordanians will join the global trend of using mobile phones to replace their wallets, the ICT Association of Jordan (int@j) has said, commenting on a report that 80 per cent of mobile users globally believe smartphones will replace their purse by 2020.


    About 48 per cent per cent of smartphone owners globally would rather use their phone to pay for goods and services than using their purse, according to a report by international telecom company Ericsson on “10 hot consumer trends for 2015 and beyond” recently"......

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