Telecoms & IT

27-09-2010
Syria’s Ministry of Communication and Technology has issued a prequalification call for a third mobile network license.
13-09-2010
The revenues of the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment reached SYP 35.65 billion in the first half of 2010, according to Nazem Bahsas, the General Manager of the company.
06-09-2010
Syriatel and MTN-Syria, Syria’s two mobile phone operators, will pay SYP 25 billion each for the right to convert their existing BOT contracts with the Syrian state into 20-year licenses, according to Imad Sabbouni, the Minister of Communication ...
30-08-2010
Syria’s mobile phone industry, the country’s most lucrative business sector, is to be overhauled as the Government announces the launch of a bidding round for a third operator as well as the sale of a license to the existing two operators.
08-08-2010
Syria's two mobile operators saw a two-digit annual increase in both revenues and net profits according to their unaudited financial statements for the first half of 2010.
26-07-2010
The Syrian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Imad Sabbouni, has denied that Zein, the mobile phone operator, had won the right to enter the Syrian market.  
31-05-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment, one of the most profitable state-owned companies, generated revenues of SYP 73.1 billion in 2009, posting an annual increase of 18 percent.
24-05-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) has announced that Syria will be exchanging internet capacities with three of its neighbours starting early June.
10-05-2010
The number of subscribers to Syria’s two mobile phone networks almost reached 10 million at the end of last year, according to the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment.
03-05-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has announced that it was reducing its ADSL subscription rates starting May 1.
12-04-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has contracted four companies to increase its landline network by 920,000 lines.
14-03-2010
MTN-Syria saw its subscribers' base increase by 20 percent last year to 4.2 million subscribers, according to the company's audited financial statements.
22-02-2010
Syriatel, the country’s largest mobile phone operator, saw an increase of 4.7 percent in its 2009 revenues according to the unaudited financial statements of the company.
31-01-2010
Syria ranked in 133rd place in the world in the latest Electronic Government Readiness Index published by the United Nations.
11-01-2010
The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment, one of the largest and most profitable state-owned companies, generated revenues of SYP 66.5 billion in 2009, an annual increase of 7 percent.

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