Posts Tagged ‘Sudan’


Screenshot We waited for few days and nobody wrote about  it, so we moved on and broke the news with a guest post from Abdulrahman Idlbi as we were upset when SourceForge the world’s largest open source software hosting website, blocked around 171 million people from Syria, Sudan, Iran, N. Korea & Cuba: from downloading open source software, a com...
Screenshot Update: SourceForge Simi Unblocks Syria, Sudan,Iran, N.Korea & Cuba- Freedom Loving Admins: Unblock Now: Following Linkedin  move of  unblocking Syria after ArabCrunch reported the incident ( and kept it against Sudan ), we heard different reports that U.S. Federal government officials are preparing to waive some of the sancti...
Screenshot [caption id="attachment_170" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Twitter logo"][/caption] Update: (Sorry guys there was miss understanding, It is a source/s inside and outside Zain who confirmed that Zain is in talks with Twitter for SMS notifications deal across their branches in the region. As for Zain PR they wrote on an email, that SMS c...
Screenshot NOTE: Linkedin GoDaddy and Google are doing the Blocking NOT  the Government of Sudan.) Update: Linkedin GoDaddy and Google are doing the Blocking NOT  the Government of Sudan. Both Linkedin and Google said before they have to be in compliance with US laws. Google confirmed that nothing has changed from their point. The sanction though do...
Screenshot In August 2008, Juniper Research forecasted that Service Provider revenues, derived from mobile money transfer services and remittances, will exceed $5bn globally by 2013. While the research firm Informa, predicts that by the same year, more than 424 million mobile users will be sending money to other mobile users in the same country via their mobi...
Screenshot Update 1&2 at the end of the post. After Linkedin the business social Network, blocked Internet users in Syria and then unblocked them and apologized (as ArabCrunch has reported.) It was confirmed to us that Internet users in Sudan (an African Arab country) still cannot access Linkedin, who were blocked by Linkedin since several months ...
Screenshot   A new report from Arab Advisors Group analyzes the cellular tariffs for 46 cellular operators in 19 Arab countries. Operators in Lebanon have the highest average cost of prepaid cellular minutes in the Arab World while those in Morocco have the highest average cost of postpaid cellular minutes. Egypt and Yemen offer the lowest average cellula...
Screenshot   The Arab Advisors Group analyzed the ownership structure and revenues of all fixed PSTN line and cellular operators in sixteen Arab countries. The analysis aimed at examining the "actual" level of privatization and state ownership in each country measured by the proportionate share of each operator of total market revenues. The analysis also ...
Screenshot Update: Osfoor website has been deactived and will be launched soon. we will let you know once it is. Osfoor an Arabic word which mean Bird,  is exactly like what Guy Kawasaki’s Alltop is today: A news aggregator but in Arabic. Like Alltop the people behind Osfoor select websites and blogs and add them each to its selected category.  Once y...
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...
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