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Networks down in Lebanon as Ogero workers strike

Networks down in Lebanon as Ogero workers strike

Lebanon has seen nationwide internet shutdowns as employees of state-owned telco Ogero walked out in protest over the company’s failure to adjust their wages in the face of the country’s devastating economic crisis.

Zain Bahrain announces NB-IoT deployment

Zain Bahrain announces NB-IoT deployment

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications operator in Bahrain and part of the mobile voice and data services group that has a commercial footprint in seven Middle Eastern and African countries, has said that it has deployed the “most innovative Internet of

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Jordan gets ready for the introduction of 5G

Jordan gets ready for the introduction of 5G

According to local press reports, Jordan has taken the first steps towards formalising 5G adoption, after the country’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) signed an agreement late last week with two operators, Orange and Umniah, in preparation for the introduction of 5G services in

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Tunisie Telecom to sideline 3G

Tunisie Telecom to sideline 3G

The latest nation looking to abandon 3G seems to be Tunisia, with an announcement that the state-owned incumbent Tunisie Telecom wants to get rid of 3G to focus on 4G.

Kuwait welcomes its first MVNO, courtesy of VMMEA

Kuwait welcomes its first MVNO, courtesy of VMMEA

Described as a key milestone in the company's regional expansion, the recent launch of Virgin Mobile Kuwait isn’t just a first for Virgin Mobile Middle East And Africa (VMMEA); this is, we are told, the first mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in Kuwait.

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