Telecoms & IT

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.
14-10-2013
A fire at a warehouse of the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has led to damages worth some 15 billion pounds, according to a company executive.
30-09-2013
Hundreds of thousands of phone lines are out of service according to the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment.
09-09-2013
The revenues of Syria’s two mobile phone operators, Syriatel and MTN-Syria, declined in the first half of this year.
29-07-2013
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has announced an increase in international land line calls.
01-07-2013
The number of mobile phone subscribers fell last year for the first time since the introduction of mobile phones in Syria, according to recent data.
03-06-2013
Cyprus announced last week that the citizenship it had granted to Rami Makhlouf in 2011 had been definitively revoked.

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