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    ‘Zain Jordan to introduce 4G services by year end’April 16, 2014

    Zain Jordan is expected to introduce Fourth Generation (4G) services that enable data transfer rates of up to 150 megabits per second by the end of this year, telecom officials told reporters on Tuesday.


    Zain Jordan, a unit of Kuwaiti-based Mobile Telecommunications Co., has acquired frequencies that enable it to provide 4G services in return for"......

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    Kalaam Telecom acquires Lightspeed in key dealApril 16, 2014

    Kalaam Telecom yesterday announced the acquisition of Lightspeed Communications, a subsidiary of Jordan Telecommunications, in what sources described as a multi-million dollar deal.


    Financial details of the transaction were not officially disclosed as both entities are closed companies.


    The company's top management said the acquisition makes it the second-largest Internet service provider for fixed business broadband in the kingdom, next to the"......

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    GSMA Announces 2014 Mobile 360 Series EventsApril 16, 2014

    Mobile 360 Events Explore Regional Mobile Industry Trends and Issues

    Mobile 360 Series


    The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2014 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government"...

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    First Jordan operator applies for 4G licenceApril 10, 2014

    One of Jordan's three mobile operators has submitted an official request to acquire frequencies to introduce 4G services in the country. ICT Minister Azzam Sleit, who did not wish to name the company, said the door remains open for other operators to acquire 4G frequencies, reports the Jordan Times. Although only one of the operators officially applied to introduce 4G services, the other two showed interest, Sleit said, adding that they can apply at any time to obtain the necessary frequencies. There are three operators in Jordan: Orange Jordan, Zain Jordan and Umniah. The minister said the government...

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    Local telecom operator officially applies for 4G licence -- SleitApril 9, 2014

    One of the country's three telecom operators has submitted an official request to acquire frequencies to introduce fourth generation (4G) services in the Kingdom, a government official said on Tuesday.


    ICT Minister Azzam Sleit, who did not wish to name the company, said the door remains open for other operators to acquire such"...

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    Deutsche Telekom Provides LiveStream Perform to Abu Dhabi Media for its Global Streaming and Multiscreen Distribution NeedsApril 8, 2014

    Business Development and Innovation (BDI), an integral part of Deutsche Telekom’s International Wholesale Business Unit, announced today that Abu Dhabi Media, one of the fastest-growing, multi-platform media and entertainment organizations in the Middle East, is a new customer for BDI’s LiveStream Perform, powered by Octoshape. Abu"......

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    Panasonic Presents 'SLIDING NATURE' Concept at the Milano Salone del Mobile 2014April 8, 2014

    Milano Salone

    Panasonic Corporation today announced the opening of its “SLIDING NATURE” concept installation at this year’s Milano Salone Del Mobile, one of the largest and most influential design exhibitions in the world, held in Milan. The installation this year was designed by noted architects, TORAFU ARCHITECTS. Images and videos from the event will be available on the"...

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    Dubai Internet City to Bring Together Industry Experts and Start-ups at TECOM SME BuilderApril 8, 2014

    Dubai Internet City (DIC), the MENA region’s first and most established Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hub, will host TECOM SME Builder on 10 April at Dubai Knowledge Village.


    TECOM SME Builder is open to all SMEs and start-ups, and is a gateway to the essential expertise and knowledge needed to accelerate SME business growth. The event provides SMEs"...

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    Vserv.mobi Launches RTB on Its Mobile Ad Exchange to Lead the Programmatic Wave across Emerging MarketsApril 8, 2014

    With an aim to empower advertisers and developers, award winning mobile ad exchange, Vserv.mobi today announced the launch of its data augmented mobile Real Time Bidding (RTB) platform. With this, Vserv.mobi bridges a value gap across emerging markets as it enables RTB for its customers on both the demand and supply side of its exchange. The platform will provide advertisers massive reach while allowing them to selectively target and bid for specific clusters of audience. Additionally, developers in emerging markets gain access"...

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    Thuraya Hosts Space Pioneer Event in Abu DhabiApril 1, 2014

    Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator hosted its Space Pioneer event in Abu Dhabi last Thursday. The event was under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of International Development, and was attended by the industry’s top executives, government officials and dignitaries in an evening of networking and education.


    The"...

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