TELECOM

Technical glitch disrupts Zain mobile phone services January 15, 2018

Telecom and Internet provider Zain said Saturday that its cellular service is on again after a major multi-hour disruption caused by what the company described as “a technical glitch beyond its control”, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

In a statement issued on Sunday, the company apologised to its customers for the disruption and said technical teams were investigating the reason of the network failure.

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Zain cellular service on again after major disruption January 14, 2018

Telecom and internet provider Zain said Saturday that its cellular service is on again after a major multi-hour disruption caused by what the company described as 'a technical glitch beyond its control'.

In a statement issued this evening, the company apologized to its customers for the disruption and said technical teams are currently investigating the reason of the network failure. It added that some users of its network might experience some difficulties in the coming period.

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Patients share experience, keep track of medical record on mobile app January 10, 2018

An interactive online platform allows patients and their families to receive support and share their experience with other patients to better cope with their health condition.

'We believe that sharing hard times and all related feelings and experiences helps the patients and their families to accommodate and get over these conditions,' said Sondos Samara, founder of SanadyMe, who stressed the importance of building 'disease-specific"...

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Turk Telekom and P.I. Works Recognized for Excellence at Global Telecom Awards with C-SON Powered Managed ServicesJanuary 10, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Now in its 5th year, the 2017 Global Telecoms Awards were hosted in London on November 2, 2017 with the attendance of industry’s most influential companies. In this prominent event P.I. Works and Turk Telekom won the “Honorable Mention Award” in the “Managed Services Innovation of the Year” category with the revolutionary “Centralized SON Powered Managed Services” project. The project scope includes the planning, management and"...

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Globecast Extends Partnership with SES for Distribution Services to Orange RomaniaJanuary 8, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has extended its partnership with SES for the premium TV distribution services it provides to Orange Romania using SES’s satellite capacity.

Under the multi-year extension announced by SES, Globecast will lease several transponders on ASTRA 5B at 31.5 degrees East to serve Orange Romania, which uses the capacity to broadcast 112 channels,"...

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GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers for 2018 Mobile World Congress January 7, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- The GSMA today announced nearly a dozen new keynote speakers for the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2018, as well as updates on exhibitors, sponsors, partners and programmes. Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet.

“We have an amazing show lined"...

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DOCOMO to Offer Foreigners Visiting Japan Free Access to Mobile Phone Network via Prepaid SIMDecember 26, 2017

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its Japan Welcome SIMTM series will introduce Plan 0 (read “plan zero”) to allow overseas visitors in Japan to access the Internet for free via the DOCOMO mobile network, from December 26. The free service will initially be available in Hokkaido and Niigata prefectures, after which other areas will be added sequentially.

Along with the addition of Plan 0, Japan Welcome SIM’s Plan 1000 and Plan 1700"...

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Arab Analyst: Time Ripe for Jordan to Send FM to Tehran December 24, 2017

Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, slammed Amman's mistaken policy of compliance with the US to implement its plots against the region, and stressed that time is now ripe for Amman to send its foreign minister to Tehran for resumption of relations.

'Jordan's miscalculations about the US plots against Syria and other regional states was a big mistake, specially when its presence in the US front during the"...

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‘Umniah Mobile Company has no affiliation with legal conflicts with gov’t’ December 19, 2017

Umniah has issued a statement confirming that it is not, nor has it in the past been, embroiled in any legal cases against government via the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

The company also stated that it is not involved in any way in any legal battles between the government and other parties through the ICSID. The statement, a copy of which was e-mailed to The Jordan Times, emphasised that the Umniah brand,"...

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Timor Telecom Enhances International Voice Connections in Timor-Leste Through SES NetworksDecember 18, 2017

Timor Telecom (TT), the largest telecommunications operator in Timor-Leste, has expanded its partnership with SES Networks to enable international voice traffic between Timor-Leste and the rest of the world, SES announced today.

Under the new agreement, TT will contract capacity on the high-powered NSS-12 geostationary earth orbit (GEO) satellite to establish a point-to-point link connecting Dili, Timor with Sintra, Portugal.

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