Telecoms & IT

03-11-2014
The number of subscribers to broadband Internet in Syria has more than doubled in the last two years, according to official data.
18-08-2014
MTN-Syria is close to concluding a deal with the Syrian government to gain a 20-year mobile phone licence.
16-06-2014
The Syrian Government has awarded PCCW, a Chinese company, a contract to improve telecoms services in the country.
26-05-2014
Syria’s opposition Government, also named the Interim Government, has denied being involved in a scheme providing 4G Internet services in northern opposition areas.
19-05-2014
The police in the opposition-held parts of Aleppo is starting to benefit from a small 4G Internet network installed thanks to a grant from the United States, according to a local website.
12-05-2014
A local media says that hundreds of lawsuits are being brought against activists based on posts published on Facebook, a claim that may be true but may also be a means of frightening Facebook users and of pressuring them into self-censorship.
24-03-2014
Syria faced a major internet blackout on March 20.
17-03-2014
A law regulating electronic trade and transactions in Syria was enacted last week.
03-03-2014
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has provided an update on the number of subscribers to the various phone and internet networks in Syria.
17-02-2014
MTN Syria posted minor changes in its revenues and profits last year, according to its preliminary filings, although in real terms the decline is steep.
13-01-2014
The Syrian Electronic Army hacked two Microsoft-related Twitter accounts in less than two weeks.
16-12-2013
Syriatel Telecom posted stable revenues in the first nine months of this year as profits, excluding unrealized foreign exchange gains, fell 40 percent.
09-12-2013
On Monday evening, Syria was gradually restoring its internet and phone networks after several hours of outages.
02-12-2013
The war in Syria has damaged the country’s telecoms infrastructure to a large extent, the Minister of Telecommunication said.
05-11-2013
A relatively good third quarter has enabled MTN-Syria to limit the decline in its revenues for the first nine months of this year.

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