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Report on Iraqi Telecommunications

BMI’s Q1 2011 update on Iraq’s telecommunications market provides comprehensive coverage of recent developments in the country’s mobile, fixed-line telephony and internet sectors. This quarter sees our five-year growth forecasts for the country’s telecoms service sectors extended through to the end of 2015. Our new mobile subscriber forecast for Iraq incorporates the latest subscriber data, […]

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Zain Iraq Expects Boost from Kurdish Region

The Iraqi unit of Kuwait’s Zain expects to add up to 18,000 new subscribers a month after starting operations in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region, Reuters has reported. “I would expect that we will be adding around 15,000 to 18,000 (new subscribers) a month,” chief executive Emad Makiya told the news agency, adding that the total […]

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New Fiber-Optic Broadband for Amara

The Maysan Communications Department has embarked on a project to set up a fiber-optic communications network in the city of al-Amara, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. “Engineers and technicians in the department started works on a project to build a high-quality fiber-optic communications network,” Ali Mahmoud, head of the department, told the agency. […]

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WiMAX Improves Communications in the Arab World

By end of June 2010, 26 out of 55 operators licensed to offer WiMAX offered the service. WiMAX is commercially available in Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the UAE. Moreover, Yemen and Oman are slated to WiMAX services in the second half of 2010. WiMAX stands for World […]

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Iran’s TCI Offers to Help Iraq Telecom Sector

The managing director of the Telecommunication Company of Iran in Kurdestan province, Mohammad Saeed Ahmadi, told Fars News Agency that his company was ready to help upgrade the telecommunication infrastructure and fiber-optic systems in Iraq’s northern regions. “In addition to fiber-optic projects, we have the ability to undertake all kinds of telecom activities in the […]

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Asiacell at 7th Media Telecommunications Conference

Asiacell, one of the largest private Iraqi companies and the first mobile telecommunications company to provide coverage for all of Iraq, announced its participation in and sponsorship of the 7th annual Media and Telecoms Convergence Conference that was held under the patronage of Her Highness Princess Sumaya Bint Al Hassan on the 7th and 8th […]

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Gulf Bridge International and Iraqi Telecommunications Sign Agreement for Cable Landing in Iraq

In an important step for developing the Iraqi telecommunications infrastructure, Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Middle East’s first privately owned submarine cable operator, and  Iraqi Telecom & Post Company, the leading telecommunications service provider in Iraq,  today announced the signing of a agreement to land GBI’s new undersea telecommunications cable in Iraq. The announcement was […]

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Ministry to Buy Satellite Telecommunications Devices

The Iraqi Meteorological Organization and Seismology has signed a contract with a company affiliated with the Ministry of Industry to buy satellite telecommunications devices, the Ministry of Transportation said on Sunday. According to a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency, “The contract was signed with al-Salam Company of the Industry Ministry,” The devices […]

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Omnnea Wireless Telecommunications Expands Its Network Coverage in Iraq

Omnnea is a two year old communications service provider with a non-conventional service delivery mechanism designed to meet the needs of its client constituents, the citizens of Iraq. Omnnea extended its wireless network coverage to the province of Nasyrea north of Basra this month in Iraq.  Omnnea’s network covers now Baghdad, Basra, Babel, Najaf, Karbala, […]

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