Latest Telecoms News about Lebanon

Microsoft Caught Up in Email Privacy Row

  Microsoft has tightened its internal procedures after it's staff were found to have read private emails being sent through its Hotmail email service....

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Huawei Agrees to Provide Training for Lebanese Students

  Huawei has signed an agreement with the Lebanese telecommunications ministry aimed at training 10 Lebanese students in communication engineering for 5 to 8 weeks in 2014....

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World Bank Project to Improve Lebanon's Mobile Internet Services

  The World Bank is allocating US$6.4 million to fund a project aimed at boosting Lebanon's mobile Internet systems....

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Lebanese Telecoms Engineer Starts Hunger Strike

  A former telecoms engineer who was arrested by the Lebanese security forces under allegations of spying for Israel is reported to have started a hunger strike in protest at his detention....

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Visitors to Lebanon Required to Register Mobile Phones at Airports

  Nearly three-quarters of all mobile phones in use in Lebanon have been smuggled in the country, the government has claimed....

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Ericsson opens new service delivery facility in Lebanon

  Ericsson is expanding its existing offices in Beirut, Lebanon to boost its capacity to support BSS capabilities....

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Lebanese Networks Operating Concessions Extended to June

  The Lebanese government has again extended the operating concessions for the country's two mobile networks as it works on long-delayed plans to revamp the market....

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Lebanon Extends Concessions for Mobile Networks by One Month

  Lebanon's government has approved a temporary one-month extension to the concession licenses for the country's two mobile networks, Alfa and Touch....

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Lebanon Plans Major Shake-Up of Mobile Networks

  Lebanon's government has dropped the long-stalled plans to privatise the two state-owned mobile networks in favour of a shake-up of the mobile market....

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Alfa Prepares for LTE Launch in Lebanon

  Lebanese mobile network, Alfa -- which is managed under license by Orascom Telecom -- says that it has carried out its first LTE lab tests....

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