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ATCi Integrates Three Fly Away Broadcast Systems for Large Iraqi Broadcaster

Antenna Technology Communications Inc., a provider of commercial satellite communications systems, today announced that it has integrated 3 complete Fly Away Broadcast Systems for a major Iraqi broadcaster. ATCi provided 3 fully redundant, state-of-the-art Fly Away systems that this broadcaster will use to transmit news, sports and video throughout Iraq and surrounding countries. ATCi customized […]

Asiacell Remains at the Forefront of the Development Process in Iraq and Promises Greater Achievements in the Upcoming Year

Despite the economic and security challenges it faced throughout the previous year The tremendous efforts that Asiacell - the largest private Iraqi company and the first and only mobile telecommunications company to provide coverage for all of Iraq - exerted in order to provide the best telecom services to the Iraqi nation across all its […]

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 […]

GBI, Iraq Sign Multimillion Dollar Deal

The Qatar-based Gulf Bridge International (GBI) and the Iraq Telecommunications and Post Company (ITPC), a leading telecom company in the country signed a $445m deal to establish a landing for GBI's advanced submarine telecommunication fiber-optic cable in Iraq, here yesterday. The GBI-ITPC agreement is the first in a series of Landing Party Agreements that the […]

Baghdad Council Approves Media City Project

Baghdad province council has approved the project to establish Baghdad’s Media city, although estimated costs have increased by more than $128million. The Director of the approved construction company said that necessary agreements had been obtained by the Baghdad council and municipality, in addition to media and transmission commission and Iraqi media Network to implement the […]

Approval to Have Fourth Mobile Phone Project License

Communication Minister Farouk Abdul-Qadir announced for the Parliament that a primary approval was given by the Ministries Council to have the fourth mobile phone license project in order to offer better services for citizens with more suitable prices. The Minister added, by Parliament's host, that the project would be executed by the ministry's companies with […]

Cellular Users in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan Buy 16 Million Cellular Handsets in 2009

The Arab Advisors Group has launched new research services covering the Mobile Handsets Retail Markets. Arab Advisors Group Mobile Handsets Retail Tracking research provides timely insights into the dynamics of the Mobile Handsets Retail Markets in Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan and, for the first time, Afghanistan. Building on nine years of experience in successfully researching […]

Talbani Confirms his Support to Media & Communication Commission

President of Iraq Jalal al- Talabani has discussed the position and legitimacy of Media & Communication Commission and troubles may face lead to hinder its course. It came during his meeting Tuesday at his office in Baghdad a delegation of Media & Communication Commission headed by the executive manger Berhan al- Shawi and other officials […]

Etisalat to Decide on Iraq Market Soon

UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat will make a decision on how to get into the Iraqi market this month, a company executive told Reuters on Monday. Jamal Jarwan, head of Etisalat's international operations, said the company was considering bidding for a license in the war-torn country or tying up with Kurdish Iraqi operator Korek Telecom.

Iraqi Telecom Sector on the Threshold of a Promising Phase

Ericsson, one of the world leading providers of telecom services and equipment, participated in the two-day Iraq Telecoms Conference as a major sponsor. The event was held recently in London. The Conference focused on ' integrating business and technology in Iraq to highlight the huge business potential and opportunities for broadband in the country. It […]