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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 ...

Nokia inks ICT deal with IEEE Lebanon

Published 11 Jan 2017 10:35 CET | Lebanon

Nokia and IEEE Lebanon, an educational and scientific nonprofit organisation, have signed an agreement to collaborate on various projects and events to contribute to the ...

Al-Mawarid Bank deploys VMware network virtualization

Published 11 Jan 2017 09:08 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon's Al-Mawarid Bank is deploying VMware NSX network virtualisation to improve security and application continuity, accelerate product innovation through IT ...

Lebanon appoints new minister, Ogero CEO pending trial

Published 10 Jan 2017 12:53 CET | Lebanon

The Lebanese Cabinet has appointed Imad Kreidieh to lead government-owned Ogero Telecom, and Bassel Al Ayyoubi as director general of investment and maintenance at the ...

Touch launches Vinli connected car platform

Published 23 Dec 2016 09:35 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese mobile provider Touch partnered Vinli to bring in-car Wi-Fi, cloud-based connected car apps, and advanced safety services to vehicles in Lebanon. Vinli's ...

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced in Lebanon

Published 15 Dec 2016 12:10 CET | Lebanon

Thuraya has supplied books for classrooms in Lebanon, where displaced Syrian children are being helped to return to structured school life. Thuraya is supporting the Ana Aqra ...

Touch partners with Booking.com for cashback rewards

Published 13 Dec 2016 11:59 CET | Lebanon

Lebanon mobile operator Touch has partnered with Booking.com to offer customers 4 percent cashback on confirmed bookings anywhere in the world. This offer from Touch comes ...

Alfa and Ericsson launch IoT Award for university students

Published 09 Dec 2016 13:29 CET | Lebanon

Lebanese operator Alfa and Ericsson have jointly launched the first time "Alfa and Ericsson IoT Award", a competition targeting telecom, computer and electrical ...

Lebanese fibre scheme to reach 85% of population by end-2017

Published 05 Dec 2016 10:13 CET | Lebanon

The Lebanese government says it has already started installing fibre optics in big cities, noting that 85 percent of the Lebanese population will have access to the service ...

Zain Kuwait volunteers visit Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Published 21 Nov 2016 13:32 CET | Kuwait, Lebanon

Zain Kuwait has announced that its volunteering team participated in a humanitarian visit to Syrian refugees and displaced families in Northern and Southern Lebanon as well ...