Posts Tagged ‘ISP’


Screenshot 3 days ago, Iraqi bloggers reported that the Iraqi government has shut down the internet in Sunni revolted province. Arabic tech blog Tech World confirmed this news with a document by Iraqi ministry of communications ordering ISP to block the Internet in: Niniwah province, Al Anabar province, Salah Aldeen province, Karkuk province, Diyala p...
Screenshot Hesham Khalipha Senior Marekting Manager For The Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ArabSat) one of the leading communications satellite operator in the Arab World, said today during ArabAdvisors's Arab 7th Media and Telecom Convergence Conference  that ArabSat is launching new Satellite Internet service in quarter one of next yea...
Screenshot Update: below Since yesterday,  several people in Jordan were not able to access facebook. Some people thought that Orange the main ISP in Jordan, the second mobile operator and the only landline service provider in the country, is behind the blocking. A senior executive in Orange confirmed to ArabCrunch that accessing facebook is a pro...
Screenshot // Recently Internet Services Providers (ISPs) in Egypt announced a new subscription policy called "The Policy of Equitable Downloads" that limits downloading bandwidth and the capacity of download speeds for Internet subscribers. That led to an online revolt by many Internet users across Egypt, using social media platforms, blogs and for...
Screenshot A new report from Arab Advisors Group analyzes the UAE’s Internet and data-communications market. The country, a regional leader in advanced services adoption, is on track for more growth especially as the market entered a competitive stage.   The UAE's telecommunications market was officially closed to all but Etisalat, which has been the t...
Screenshot Arab Advisors Group has analyzed recently the ADSL rates in nineteen Arab countries. Iraq and Mauritania have the highest ADSL fees, while Egypt and Algeria have the lowest fees. When rates are analyzed in relation to GDP per capita in each country, the GCC countries and Libya lead the pack. ADSL remains the prevailing Internet broadband technol...
Screenshot Over 29,000 households share ADSL subscriptions in Jordan. The new Arab Advisors’ survey of Jordan's Internet users also revealed that WiMAX operators had an 8.3% share of residential broadband Internet accounts in the country. Retail e-commerce in Jordan reached an estimated US$ 181 million the 12 months between November 2007 and November 2008....
Screenshot Last week, search engine Onkosh distributed prizes to the winners of the Soduko competition held during Ramadan on www.onkosh.com. Sudoko Winners: Soduko relies on logical mathematical analysis and has recently gained popularity amongst young and old. Ten thousand three hundred and fifty-one players (10,351) from 90 countries, 20 of which were ...
Screenshot StumbleUpon the social media web site was reported on a blog post being blocked by the largest ISP and telecom company in UAE, Etisalat . The blog post is found here. StumbleUpon that has currnelty 5,483,186  members is owned by eBay, is a user generated reviewing and rating of websites, where people can share them with their friends and ...
Screenshot A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Egypt’s urban households reveals rampant broadband account sharing between neighbors. A massive 81.9% of households that use shared ADSL lines share them with more than three neighboring households. The Arab Advisors Group projects that around a million Egyptian households have access to broadband, ...
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