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Cabinet approves mobile financial services agreementApril 27, 2015

The Cabinet, on Sunday, approved a cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to implement a regional project entitled Promote Financial Inclusion via mobile financial services in Jordan (payment system through mobile phone "JoMoPay").

Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour headed the Cabinet meeting.

The project, which includes Jordan, Egypt and Morocco, is funded by The Deauville Partnership Fund worth $426,000.
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Olympic Hero Haile Gebrselassie Becomes ZTE Brand AmbassadorApril 27, 2015

ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, announced last week that it has signed double Olympic gold medalist and five-time world champion over 10,000m, Haile Gebrselassie, as its official smartphone brand ambassador for Ethiopia. Alongside this announcement, ZTE also confirmed the Ethiopia availability of two of its best-selling 4G LTE devices – the ZTE Grand S2 and ZTE Blade S6.


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Potential for mobile payments in Jordan promising — expertsApril 23, 2015

Enabling mobile payments in Jordan has great potential for success as some 75 per cent of the population are unbanked, according to IT experts.


In the Kingdom, where there are some 11 active million mobile subscriptions with a penetration rate exceeding 145 per cent, only 25 per cent of people have banks accounts.

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WaveTek Successfully Deploys AOptix’ Laser-Radio Technology in Lagos, NigeriaApril 14, 2015

AOptix, a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications, today announced that partner WaveTek has successfully completed deployment and field validation of AOptix’ Laser-Radio technology in Lagos, Nigeria. The seven-kilometer link connected capacity from submarine fiber-optic cables to a distribution point in the city’s interior, and proved the ability of Laser-Radio technology to provide high-bandwidth connectivity between mobile carriers in Nigeria and the rest of the world.


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Elixir Introduces Tango+, the First SaaS Platform for Customer Communications that Fully Empowers Non-technical UsersApril 9, 2015

Elixir Technologies announced today the release of Tango+, a customer communications management solution designed to free enterprises from IT-controlled workflows with a business user experience that empowers non-technical users to perform complex tasks. The Tango+ pioneering 100 percent SaaS, cloud-based platform delivers capabilities beyond legacy customer communications management (CCM) systems that too often have a limited range of functionality.


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Mavenir Announces VoLTE Launch with Vodafone GermanyApril 7, 2015

Mavenir Systems® (NYSE:MVNR), a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, today announced its VoLTE application solution was launched by Vodafone Germany, who announced during CEBIT 2015, the first commercially available VoLTE service in the European market.


Vodafone Germany’s VoLTE solution adheres to the latest technology standards and includes complex integration"......

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Zain wins bid to install tracking system on public vehiclesApril 5, 2015

Zain Jordan will soon start implementing a project to install a tracking system on public agencies’ vehicles, the company’s CEO said Saturday.


Zain Jordan will implement the project, in partnership with Traklink and General Computers and Electronics Co., after it was announced as the winning bidder for a tender floated by the government"...

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Zain Saudi Arabia awards ASCOM Network Testing a three year managed service contract for roaming and application testingApril 1, 2015

ASCOM Network Testing, the leading independent network quality testing provider, today announced that Zain Saudi Arabia (KSA), part of the Zain Group - a leading telecoms operator across the Middle East and Africa, has awarded the testing company a three year managed services contract to improve its inbound and outbound roaming services, as well as perform VAS, Application, and Regression Testing & Troubleshooting.


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GSMA Announces First Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015April 1, 2015

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015

The GSMA today provided updates on the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the first keynote speakers, new exhibitors and additional events and programmes at the annual mobile industry event. Mobile World Congress Shanghai will take place 15-17 July 2015 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).


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Orange Jordan, Anghami​ launch ‘Gheir Shekl+’ offerMarch 29, 2015

Orange Jordan launched its latest mass prepaid offer ‘Ghair Shekl Plus’, targeting the youth segment nationwide with a package of voice, SMS, data and Anghami.


The offer builds on the success of ‘Ghair Shekl’ which launched last year and generated massive demand around the Kingdom.


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