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HMD Global launches Nokia 6.1 in Lebanon

Published 01 Nov 2018 09:54 CET | Lebanon

HMD Global says it has introduced the Nokia 6.1in Lebanon for USD 199. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform. The Nokia 6.1 is over 60 percent faster ...

Lebanon adopts new mobile phones compliance measures through inMobiles' MIRS Platform

Published 23 Oct 2018 15:02 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's telecommunication operators have adopted mobile phone compliance measures of the inMobiles MIRS (Mobile Identity Registration System) platform set out in Ministry ...

Alfa runs campaign to encourage careful social media sharing

Published 10 Oct 2018 11:23 CET | Lebanon

Lebanonese operator Alfa has commissioned advertising agency DDB in Dubai to devise a campaign about sharing pictures and news in a responsible manner on social media. It is ...

Huawei powers Touch 5G commercial trial in Lebanon

Published 03 Oct 2018 16:17 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon operator Touch announced it has performed the first commercial 5G trial in Lebanon using Huawei equipment. The trial showcased the 5G experience that customers can ...

CableVision to launch new IP-based entertainment services in Lebanon

Published 17 Sep 2018 16:41 CET | Lebanon

Lebanonese pay-TV provider CableVision, has announced the imminent launch of a new IP-based entertainment services in major cities across the country. CableVision will bundle ...

Alfa launches VoLTE in Lebanon

Published 13 Sep 2018 13:46 CET | Lebanon

Lebanonese operator Alfa has for the first time in Lebanon launched Voice over LTE, from the Alfa flagship store located at the company's headquarters in Dekwaneh. ...

Alfa records high demand for roaming following 4G availability

Published 05 Sep 2018 10:15 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa says it has witnessed tremendous growth since it launched its 4G roaming service in October 2017 exclusively to its subscribers and visitors. It said ...

Touch opens two new service centres

Published 28 Aug 2018 11:55 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon mobile operator Touch has opened two new service centres in El Marj and Kherbet Rouha in the Bekaa region in order to expand service in remote areas. The centres ...

Ogero ties up with RIPE NCC to inaugurate IPv6 deployment in Lebanon

Published 09 Jul 2018 12:06 CET | Lebanon

The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and Lebanon's ministry of telecommunications and operator Ogero have successfully held "Lebanon IPv6 Week" in Beirut, inaugurating ...

Touch introduces promo for Nokia 1

Published 21 Jun 2018 15:10 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Touch has launched a special promotion consisting of the Nokia 1 smartphone bundled with six months of 1GB per month free for social media, for USD 84. The ...

Touch inks sponsorship deal to air FIFA World Cup

Published 20 Jun 2018 12:12 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Touch has signed a sponsorship agreement to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 directly on cable channel Tele Liban. The deal was reached between the Lebanese ...

SPI/Filmbox launches 9 channels in Lebanon

Published 11 Jun 2018 11:31 CET | Lebanon

SPI International/Filmbox said it has signed a distribution agreement with LNB to carry nine international thematic channels from SPI's portfolio. It will broadcast FightBox ...

Lebanese government launches USD 48 million ICT fund

Published 27 Mar 2018 14:06 CET | Lebanon

The Lebanese Ministry of telecommunication (MoT) has launched MIC Ventures, a USD 48 million fund to invest in  the ICT sector and related start-ups, reports BusinessNews. ...

Lebanon licenses 3 firms to supply FTTH

Published 26 Mar 2018 15:38 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's Ministry of Telecommunications (MoT) has licensed three providers to rent capacity on Ogero's fibre-optic network in order to connect end-users to FTTH, reports ...

Alfa partners with Nokia to deploy 3G and LTE

Published 19 Mar 2018 08:23 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa has partnered with Nokia to deploy 3G and LTE-Advanced Pro using Nokia AirScale equipment. This will provide an enhanced voice and mobile broadband ...

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 ...