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Touch and Alfa back USD 48 mln fund to boost ICT start-ups in Lebanon

Published 20 Feb 2018 10:55 CET | Lebanon

MIC Ventures has launched a USD 48 million telecom fund initiated by the Touch-managed mobile operators MIC 1 and Alfa-manged MIC 2, reports Wamda. The fund aims to investing ...

Ogero awards USD 283 mln fibre project to 3 equipment vendors

Published 14 Feb 2018 14:45 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's state-owned internet company Ogero awarded a USD 283 million fibre-optic project to three companies, reports the Daily Star. Serta Channels-Huawei, BMB-Calix and ...

Ogero says IMEWE cable under maintenance

Published 09 Feb 2018 09:43 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Ogero says the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable connecting Lebanon's internet to the outside world was undergoing maintenance, but ...

Ogero relaunches internet strategy

Published 08 Feb 2018 10:38 CET | Lebanon

Lebanonese operator Ogero has relaunched its national internet strategy and introduced a branding overhaul for the state-run telecommunications company, reports The Daily ...

Touch equips e-Touch education centres

Published 31 Jan 2018 12:25 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon mobile operator Touch has partnered with 'Teach for Lebanon' (TFL) for the launch of e-touch, an educational programme that aims to support Lebanon's underpriviliged ...

Mtv Lebanon begins broadcasting on Arabsat

Published 19 Jan 2018 10:29 CET | Lebanon

Mtv Lebanon HD has just started the New Year by broadcasting on the Arabsat Badr-4 satellite at 26 degrees East, expanding its viewing reach from MENA to Europe. In addition, ...

Alfa exhibits works by deaf and blind sculptors

Published 18 Dec 2017 12:58 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa has launched the third exhibition of sculptures made by the students of the Lebanese School for the Blind and Deaf (LSBD), dubbed "Doigtes Dores". The ...

Touch partners with American University in Beirut to launch start-up award

Published 04 Dec 2017 07:59 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Touch has partnered with the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) to launch the ...

Kerlink deploys IoT at Lebanese vineyard with Libatel, aims for nationwide scheme

Published 29 Nov 2017 10:49 CET | Lebanon

Kerlink and Middle East-based ICT provider Libatel have announced the first Internet of Things (IoT) LoRaWAN smart agriculture project in Lebanon. An intelligent network will ...

Alfa runs mental illness publicity initiative

Published 19 Oct 2017 13:31 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa said it has launched a mental illnesses awareness initiative, giving methods for prevention and treatment as part of the Alfa 4-Life Programme. The ...

Syniverse inks deal with Alfa to provide LTE roaming services

Published 22 Sep 2017 09:18 CET | Lebanon

Syniverse has announced that it has signed a multiyear agreement to provide LTE roaming and real-time monitoring services to Lebanon operator Alfa, managed by Orascom. The ...

Lebanon increases capacity on international cables

Published 19 Sep 2017 11:38 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon says its share in the submarine cable Alexandros will be increased from 310 to 1,920 Gbps, reports Businessnews. The move comes after Lebanon telecom ministry signed ...

Touch introduces new prepaid voice bundle

Published 30 Aug 2017 16:15 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon operator Touch has introduced a new prepaid voice bundle that offers customers 60 minutes of talk-time for USD 2, valid for two days. The bundle minutes allow ...

Lebanon ISPs cut internet charges

Published 15 Aug 2017 15:44 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's ISPs, including IDM, Cyberia, and Sodetel, have reduced ADSL internet prices by between 20 and 50 percent, in line with a government decision two months ago, ...

Microsoft announces Imagine Cup MEA champions

Published 23 May 2017 15:33 CET | Lebanon

Microsoft and the US Department of State's Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative announced the six winning teams of the Imagine Cup 2017 Middle ...

Alfa supports Ikebana Spirit exhibition

Published 23 May 2017 15:07 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon operator Alfa has launched the Ikebana Spirit exhibition, a new initiative under its Alfa 4-Life CSR programme for the benefit of the students of the Father Andeweg ...

Lebanon's Connect selects InfiNet equipment

Published 22 May 2017 17:34 CET | Lebanon

InfiNet Wireless announced that Lebanon's ISP Connect has selected InfiNet Wireless equipment to serve as the backbone of its new wireless network infrastructure. The ...

Lebanon to launch fibre optics tender in June

Published 15 May 2017 09:31 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon is expected to launch its biggest-ever fibre optics tender in June, reports Daily Star. Telecoms Minister Jamal Jarrah said the ministry will launch the "biggest and ...

Connect selects InfiNet Wireless to improve network

Published 10 May 2017 14:29 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese ISP Connect has selected InfiNet Wireless solutions to serve as the backbone of its new wireless network infrastructure. The upgraded platform will allow Connect to ...

Alfa opens flagship store in Lebanon

Published 25 Apr 2017 10:25 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's operator Alfa has launched its new Alfa Flagship Store, the first of its kind in Lebanon, in Dekwaneh. The opening of the store is part of Alfa's strategy to ...

Gurkan appointed CEO of Touch Lebanon

Published 12 Apr 2017 09:31 CET | Lebanon

Zain Group has announced the appointment of Emre Gurkan as CEO of Lebanon's operator, Touch. A dual US-Turkish citizen, Gurkan joins Touch with over 25 years' experience in ...

Lebanon to add 500,000 fixed lines

Published 27 Feb 2017 10:54 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's telecommunication minister Jamal Jarrah has announced a plan to add 500,000 fixed line telephone numbers. Jarrah also promised an upgraded fibre optic network, ...

Alfa, Ericsson rewards IoT winners in competition

Published 24 Feb 2017 09:44 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa and Ericsson have rewarded the winning teams in their IoT competition, launched in November 2016 in collaboration with the IEEE. Twenty teams of ...

Lebanese 4G coverage set to reach 85% by end of March

Published 22 Feb 2017 13:12 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's Telecommunications Minister Jamal Jarrah has announced that 85 percent of the country should have access to 4G services by the end of March. Jarrah also stressed ...

Alfa deploys Oracle Exadata

Published 17 Feb 2017 09:53 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa has deployed Oracle Exadata within its systems to improve customer service, performance and scalability, lower operating expenses and reducing the ...

 




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