Latest Telecoms News about Jordan

Zain Secures 4G License in Jordan

  Jordan is expected to get its first LTE network by the end of this year after Zain was awarded the necessary license....

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Improving Access to Mobile Phones for Syrian Refugees

  Ericsson, Refugees United, and mobile operators across the Middle East are uniting in order to use mobile communications as a means of expanding the family reconnection service....

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Ericsson Wins Jordanian Network Upgrade Contract

  Ericsson says that it has won a network upgrade contract from Orange in Jordan....

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Jordan to Announce 4G License Winner by End of January

  The Jordanian government expects to announce the winner of the country's sole 4G license by the end of the month, an official has told local media....

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Jordan Government Faces Lawsuit Over Doubling of Mobile Phone Taxes

  Jordan's Consumer Protection Society says that it plans to file a lawsuit against the government's recent decision to raise taxes on mobile phones and subscriptions....

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Jordan Doubles Taxes on Mobile Phones and Tariffs

  The Jordanian government has doubled the rate it was planning to apply to mobile phones and also hiked the taxes to be applied to phone subscriptions....

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Jordan Denies Plans to Block WhatsApp Messaging Tool

  The Jordanian telecoms regulator has no plans to block VoIP based messaging tools such as WhatsApp, refuting rumours that a ban was being worked on....

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Jordan's Mobile Penetration Rate to hit 200% Within Next Few Years

  Mobile phone penetration is expected to reach 140% in the middle-east country of Jordan, and pass 200% in the next few years, according to a local research group....

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Orange Jordan Says Plans for 4th Mobile Network are "Unwise"

  Orange Jordan has criticized government plans to license a fourth mobile network operator in the country saying that it would negatively affect the telecoms market....

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Jordan Plans Radio Spectrum Auction Next Year

  Jordan's telecoms regulator, the TRC has outlined plans to auction of radio spectrum to the incumbent mobile networks -- and for the possible launch of a new mobile network into the country....

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