Tag Archives | Iraqi Telecommunications and Posts Company (ITPC)

Iraq to create new Comms and Informatics Company

The Iraqi Cabinet held its regular weekly meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. The Cabinet: discussed public services in Basra, and received briefings on federal and local efforts to improve water and other essential services in the province. received briefings on delivery of essential services in other regions […]

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New Iraq Broadband Route expected This Year

By John Lee. IQ Networks, a wholesale internet provider based in Sulaymaniya, expects to open a $100-million (120-billion-Iraqi-dinar) broadband cable from Turkey to Iraq’s Gulf coast by the end of this year. Reuters reports that, after spending an extra $30 million to replace lines and equipment overrun by Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL), the company […]

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Ericsson Wins Iraq Network Expansion Deal

By John Lee. Swedish telecom company Ericsson has been selected to expand the Iraqi Telecom and Post Company’s (ITPC) wireline network with a transition to next generation network. According to a report from Trade Arabia, the partnership strengthens the five-year relationship between the companies and positions Ericsson as the sole supplier for ITPC’s core network. […]

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Iraq Halves International Phone Charges

By John Lee. Iraq’s General Company for Post & Telecommunications, which is part of the Ministry of Communications, has announced a steep reduction in the price of international telephone calls. NINA reports that a statement by the company on Wednesday said that prices would be cut from 250 Iraqi dinars [per minute?] to 108 dinars. […]

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India’s Reliance Globalcom sets up Iraq Subsea Broadband Link

By John Lee. India’s Reliance Globalcom, the underseas cable unit of Reliance Communications, has said it has launched a joint venture with the Iraqi Telecommunications and Post Company (ITPC) that substantially expands the country’s broadband and telecommunications links to the outside world. By activating the Al-Faw Cable Landing Station (CLS), the venture will connect Iraq […]

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Vanrise Wins 5-Yr Contract with ITPC

In order to improve the quality of telecom services provided in Iraq, the Iraqi Telecommunications and Posts Company (ITPC) has sought to find the right partner to market its international traffic outside Iraq and to detect and eliminate fraud originating from and terminating into Iraq. And following a rigorous selection process among the leading telecom […]

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