Telecoms & IT

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.
01-11-2010
The revenues of Syria’s two mobile operators rose by around 10 percent on a year-on-year basis at the end of September.
25-10-2010
A new centre specialised in the wholesale trade of mobile phones and accessories is under construction in the area of Qaboun, a district of Damascus.
27-09-2010
Syria’s Ministry of Communication and Technology has issued a prequalification call for a third mobile network license.
13-09-2010
The revenues of the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment reached SYP 35.65 billion in the first half of 2010, according to Nazem Bahsas, the General Manager of the company.
06-09-2010
Syriatel and MTN-Syria, Syria’s two mobile phone operators, will pay SYP 25 billion each for the right to convert their existing BOT contracts with the Syrian state into 20-year licenses, according to Imad Sabbouni, the Minister of Communication ...
30-08-2010
Syria’s mobile phone industry, the country’s most lucrative business sector, is to be overhauled as the Government announces the launch of a bidding round for a third operator as well as the sale of a license to the existing two operators.
08-08-2010
Syria's two mobile operators saw a two-digit annual increase in both revenues and net profits according to their unaudited financial statements for the first half of 2010.
26-07-2010
The Syrian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Imad Sabbouni, has denied that Zain, the mobile phone operator, had won the right to enter the Syrian market.

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