Telecoms & IT

24-04-2011
The Syrian Government has postponed indefinitely the auction for the award of a third GSM license planned for April 27 on the back of the current unrest gripping the country.
14-04-2011
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has contracted Huawei to supply equipment to the Syrian section of the Regional Cable Network.
04-04-2011
Three out of the five companies bidding for Syria’s third mobile phone license have dropped from the race only days before the deadline to submit formal bids, blaming terms, not the current unrest, for their decision.
31-03-2011
The Syrian President has issued a law exempting subscribers to the telephone network from all taxes and fees on their unpaid bills provided they settle their debt within a year.
17-03-2011
Syrian companies and individuals can now book their domain names in Arabic after the National Agency for Network Services launched on Sunday its registration service, according to SANA, the state’s news agency.
21-02-2011
Turkcell is not interested in taking Syria’s third mobile phone license, the CEO of the Turkish company, which is among the 5 prelisted firms for this third license, said.
21-02-2011
Syriatel and MTN-Syria posted 2-digit growth in their net revenues and after tax profits in 2010, according to their preliminary financial statements.
14-02-2011
Syria allowed last week unrestricted access to Facebook and You Tube, although dozens of websites, including Amazon and the Arabic edition of Wikipedia, remain blocked.
14-02-2011
The Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, has nominated the seven board members of the newly established Telecoms Supervisory Authority.
07-02-2011
The auction for a third mobile phone license in Syria will begin with a starting bid of EUR 90 million, according to Mohammad Al-Jallali, Deputy Minister of Telecommunications.
17-01-2011
The revenues of the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment reached SYP 75 billion last year, according to Nazem Bahsas, the company’s director-general.
20-12-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has joined six other regional operators to build a 7,750 kilometre regional data cable network that will expand significantly access to Internet in the region.
01-12-2010
Five out of the six companies that put forward a bid to prequalify for Syria’s third mobile phone network have been shortlisted with Iran’s Toseye Eatemad Mobin being the only contender to have been excluded from the process.
22-11-2010
Syria has the second highest rates for text messages in the Arab World, according a recent survey publish by Arab Advisors, a regional consultancy.
15-11-2010
Six companies have prequalified for the award of Syria’s third mobile phone license, according to the State’s news agency.

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