TELECOM

Tamweelcom boosts small loans sector with 'responsible finance'March 27, 2017

Non-profit Jordan Micro Credit Company, or Tamweelcom, a key player in microfinance in Jordan is adopting the concept of 'responsible finance' in its practices, according to the company

Tamweelcom announced its decision to incorporate a variety of responsible finance practices in its coming three-year strategy, namely seeking better protection of its clients' interests and ensuring an improved line of services, while minimising risk, according to its"...

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SES-15 Arrives at Kourou for Launch Onboard SoyuzMarch 15, 2017

SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite has arrived at the European space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for its launch by a Soyuz vehicle in April 2017.

Designed and manufactured by Boeing, SES-15 will carry a hybrid payload, with additional Ku-band wide beams and Ku- as well as Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capability. The satellite will be equipped with an electric propulsion system"...

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Telecom commission unravels SIM box fraud March 9, 2017

The Telecom Regulatory Commission (TRC), in cooperation with specialised security agencies, has identified the “largest unlicensed” telecom network that manipulates international incoming calls to the Kingdom in illegal ways using SIM boxes, a statement released by the commission said on Wednesday.

A SIM box is an unofficial voice over IP (VoIP) gateway that is used to illegally bypass standard network"...

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Jordan's pavilion at Mobile World Congress opens February 28, 2017

Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Majd Shweikeh, Monday, opened Jordan's pavilion at the 2017 Mobile World Congress which kicked off today in Barcelona, Spain.

The minister said that Jordan's participation in the global exhibition stems from its enthusiasm to keep pace with rapid global technology in this industry to serve the Kingdom's information technology sector.

Shweikeh stressed the importance of taking...

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