Telecoms & IT

23-05-2016
The after tax profits of MTN-Syria surged in the first quarter of this year on the back of the discounted fee the mobile phone operators now pay to the Government.
17-05-2016
The subscriber base and revenues of the Syrian Telecommunications Company, previously one of the most profitable state entities, has shrunk significantly.
22-03-2016
Syriatel’s share of Syria’s mobile phone market increased in 2015, according to the latest data available.
19-01-2016
The number of subscribers to Syria’s broadband internet network increased again last year, according to the state monopoly.
07-12-2015
The state-owned Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has doubled the cost of the monthly subscription to its phone network as the Government continues its search for new revenues.
13-11-2015
Internet is gradually returning to Aleppo after a 7-month suspension, according to an internet intelligence service.
28-09-2015
Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications infrastructure company, has signed an agreement to advise the Syrian Government on its IT strategy.
14-09-2015
The first half of this year has seen an increase in the share of the mobile telecommunications market of Syriatel at the expense of its sole competitor, MTN Syria.
20-07-2015
Syriatel has reported an increase in its revenues in the first quarter of this year.
15-06-2015
The Syrian Electronic Army attacked on June 8 the official website of the U.S. Army.
01-06-2015
The new licenses governing the operations of Syria’s two mobile phone companies will generate huge losses for the Syrian State in the coming years, while increasing the profits of the two companies, Syriatel and South Africa’s MTN, official records show.
18-05-2015
The financial statements of Syria’s two mobile phone companies are providing details on the terms of the long-term licenses granted to them at the beginning of this year.
30-03-2015
The government has increased the price of mobile phones communication in the hope of generating revenues of several billion pounds for the Government.
16-02-2015
Profits measured in Syrian pound terms were unchanged last year at MTN-Syria, although in dollar terms they were sharply down, preliminary financial data from the company show.
09-02-2015
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment, the state monopoly operating the landline network, lost dozens of billions of pounds since the beginning of the conflict.