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Jawwal launches Plus self-service application

Published 18 Aug 2021 10:26 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian operator Jawwal has launched the Plus application aimed at prepaid subscribers. Plus provides customers with information and services by logging in to one single ...

Ooredoo Palestine subscriber base falls in H1, revenues rise 10%

Published 28 Jul 2021 09:50 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine's customer base decreased to 1.3 million customers on 30 June compared with 1.4 million in H1 2020. Revenues increased by 10 percent to KWD 16.6 million ...

Ooredoo Qatar supports educational foundation's work in Gaza

Published 16 Jul 2021 14:33 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Qatar

Ooredoo Qatar said it is supporting a fundraising campaign by the global foundation Education Above All (EAA), with which it has a long-standing partnership agreement. With ...

Beecell supports interactive TV show during Ramadan

Published 05 May 2021 12:55 CET | Jordan, Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Beecell is collaborating with media network Roya TV to provide interactive features for the show Hekaya, airing during Ramadan. Participants can text a short code to take ...

Ooredoo Palestine FY revenue rises 3%, EBITDA up 15%

Published 15 Feb 2021 11:04 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine's customer base stood at 1.3 million customers on 31 December 2020 and revenue increased by 3 percent to KWD 31.2 million compared with KWD 30.2 million in ...

Jawwal launches authentication service

Published 23 Dec 2020 10:11 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian operator Jawwal has launched Mobile Connect services under the name Jawwal Fast-Login, enabling authentication, authorisation and secure identity verification ...

Jawwal introduces eSim in Palestine

Published 02 Dec 2020 15:58 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian operator Jawwal announced the launch of the country's first eSIM service using Monty Mobile's GSMA-accredited consumer eSIM platform. It said the shift from ...

Bezeq licence to operate in West Bank draws criticism from Palestinian telecoms minister

Published 30 Oct 2020 10:12 CET | Israel, Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian telecommunications minister Ishac Sidr has criticised a decision to grant Bezeq a licence to provide services in the West Bank, Middle East Monitor reported. He ...

Ooredoo Palestine EBITDA increases 19%, customers up 3% in first 9 months

Published 28 Oct 2020 15:07 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine's EBITDA increased 19 percent to KWD 7.7 million for the first nine months from KWD 6.5 million for the same period in 2019, driven by operational ...

Ooredoo Palestine H1 EBITDA rises 17%

Published 23 Jul 2020 10:39 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine's EBITDA increased by 17 percent to KWD 4.8 million in the first six months to 30 June from KWD 4.1 million for the same period in 2019, driven by ...

Jawwal Pay partners with Paltel to launch payment app in Palestine

Published 07 May 2020 11:11 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian mobile payment service provider Jawwal Pay says it has obtained a licence from the Palestinian Monetary Authority (PMA) to offer its electronic payment services ...

Paltel Group invests in Palestinian start-ups WeDeliver and Receet

Published 11 Mar 2020 13:27 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian operator Paltel said it has invested in two early-stage start-ups, Receet and WeDeliver. Receet was established in late 2017 and has developed a mobile ...

Ooredoo Palestine grows Q4 EBITDA 20%

Published 17 Feb 2020 14:52 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Mobile operator Ooredoo Palestine said it achieved a net profit of USD 1.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, on revenues up 9 percent year-on-year to USD 26.5 million. ...

Subex wins 5-year contract extension from Jawwal for ROC fraud management

Published 08 Jan 2020 10:48 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Telecom software provider Subex has announced a five-year expansion of its partnership with Palestinian operator Jawwal, to upgrade to the latest versions of ROC revenue ...

Gulfsat and Palsat renew broadcasting agreement

Published 06 Nov 2019 10:33 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Global satellite services provider Gulfsat said it has renewed its cooperation agreement with Palsat, the Palestinian company specialising in satellite TV broadcasting and a ...

Paltel launches 'Enjoy' loyalty app

Published 16 Oct 2019 15:04 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestine operator Jawwal announced the launch of its new mobile application reward program Enjoy. Available for iOS and Android, the app gives subscribers e-coupons that can ...

Paltel Group invests in new data centre in Ramallah

Published 01 Oct 2019 10:12 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Paltel Group has launched its second data centre, located in Ramallah on a 65,000 square feet area. It constructed to up-to-date international standards and compliances, ...

Palestine orders reduction of internet access line prices by 10-20%

Published 19 Sep 2019 15:06 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

The Palestinian ICT ministry has ordered the reduction of prices by 10-20 percent for internet access line provided by the Palestinian Telecommunications Company (Paltel), ...

Ooredoo Palestine improves EBITDA 21% in H1

Published 24 Jul 2019 14:12 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine said its EBITDA improved 21 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2019, to USD 13.5 million. Revenues fell slightly to USD 46.8 million, hurt by ...

Ooredoo Palestine posts strong EBITDA in Q1

Published 25 Apr 2019 10:06 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine's EBITDA was strong, increasing to KWD 1.9 million in the first quarter from 1.1 million the year earlier, an increase of 71 percent. The customer base in ...

Ooredoo Palestine grows customer base 27% in 2018

Published 08 Feb 2019 09:36 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Ooredoo Palestine's revenue increased to KWD 30.3 million in 2018, up by 17 percent compared to KWD 26.0 million in 2017. EBITDA was strong, increasing to KWD 8.0 million ...

Ooredoo Palestine upgrades and expands software and support deal with Optiva

Published 16 Jan 2019 10:01 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Toronto-based software provider Optiva, formerly Redknee Solutions, said Ooredoo Palestine has chosen it for a software upgrade and multi-year support. Ooredoo Palestine's ...

Wataniya Mobile goes ahead with formal rebranding as Ooredoo Palestine

Published 28 Nov 2018 14:07 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Wataniya Mobile has officially rebranded as Ooredoo Palestine, marking a step forward for the brand that launched in 2013.  To celebrate the launch of the brand, Ooredoo ...

Wataniya Palestine grows customer base to 1.3 million in Q3

Published 29 Oct 2018 10:29 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Wataniya Mobile's subscriber base increased by 57 percent year-on-year to 1.3 million at end-September, benefiting from the Gaza launch in October 2017. The total was up from ...

Wataniya Mobile to adopt Ooredoo brand

Published 20 Sep 2018 12:43 CET | Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Palestinian operator Wataniya Mobile announced that it plans to adopt the brand name of its parent Ooredoo, as part of the Qatar-based group's efforts to unify its operations ...