Telecoms & IT

24-05-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) has announced that Syria will be exchanging internet capacities with three of its neighbours starting early June.
10-05-2010
The number of subscribers to Syria’s two mobile phone networks almost reached 10 million at the end of last year, according to the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment.
03-05-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has announced that it was reducing its ADSL subscription rates starting May 1.
12-04-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has contracted four companies to increase its landline network by 920,000 lines.
14-03-2010
MTN-Syria saw its subscribers' base increase by 20 percent last year to 4.2 million subscribers, according to the company's audited financial statements.
22-02-2010
Syriatel, the country’s largest mobile phone operator, saw an increase of 4.7 percent in its 2009 revenues according to the unaudited financial statements of the company.
31-01-2010
Syria ranked in 133rd place in the world in the latest Electronic Government Readiness Index published by the United Nations.
11-01-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment, one of the largest and most profitable state-owned companies, generated revenues of SYP 66.5 billion in 2009, an annual increase of 7 percent.
04-01-2010
ZTE, a Chinese Telecommunications equipment company, completed on December 30 a USD 46.55 million project to extend the land line network linking Damascus University with all its campuses and with the Ministry of Higher Education.
14-12-2009
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment is introducing new pricing system for pre-paid mobile subscribers that will be available from December 15, 2009.
09-11-2009
Iseemedia, a Canadian provider of internet services to mobile phones, has announced that it had signed a deal with MTN-Syria to introduce a Blackberry-like email service in Syria.
07-09-2009
The market share of the two mobile phone operators has remained stable in the first half of this year, according to the two companies.
31-08-2009
Syriatel has increased its market share in the mobile phone network to 60 percent in the first half of this year, according to the company.
24-08-2009
The combined number of subscribers to the land line and mobile phone networks in Syria has exceeded the 11 million mark.
20-07-2009
The Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) and the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment have confirmed their intention to build a new high-speed submarine cable between Syria and Cyprus, the CYTA official website reported.