Telecoms & IT

12-09-2017
The revenues of Syriatel, one of the country’s two mobile phone operators, surged in the first half of this year to more than twice those of its sole competitor, while the launch of a third Iranian-led operator appears to have been postponed.
11-04-2017
The revenues of Syria’s two mobile phone companies surged last year helped by a hike in communication rates imposed by the government.
04-04-2017
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has announced a sharp increase in broadband subscription rates to meet rising costs.
21-02-2017
Syriatel has appointed two new directors to its board as it prepares to list in the Damascus Securities Exchange.
13-12-2016
The Syrian government has signed a contract with a Russian entity to build what it called an electronic government.
29-11-2016
An Iranian company, in partnership with a leading regime crony, is expected to win the license to operate a mobile phone network in Syria.
08-11-2016
MTN-Syria has announced an increase in its quarterly revenues and a decrease of the licence fees it pays to the government.
25-10-2016
Despite the massive destruction of the economy, Syriatel and MTN, the country’s two mobile phone operators, continue to generate significant revenues and profits.
04-10-2016
The Islamic State is restricting further the access to Internet in areas under its control, targeting in particular women.
31-05-2016
Mobile phone rates have been increased significantly by the Ministry of Telecommunications, a measure that will help increase profits at Syriatel and MTN-Syria.
23-05-2016
The after tax profits of MTN-Syria surged in the first quarter of this year on the back of the discounted fee the mobile phone operators now pay to the Government.
17-05-2016
The subscriber base and revenues of the Syrian Telecommunications Company, previously one of the most profitable state entities, has shrunk significantly.
22-03-2016
Syriatel’s share of Syria’s mobile phone market increased in 2015, according to the latest data available.
19-01-2016
Updated on June 07, 2016: The number of subscribers to Syria’s broadband internet network increased again last year, according to the state monopoly.
07-12-2015
The state-owned Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has doubled the cost of the monthly subscription to its phone network as the Government continues its search for new revenues.

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