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Satellite Station Banned in Thi-Qar

Thi-Qar’s Provincial Council on Monday recommended that the office of al-Baghdadiya satellite TV station be closed after they praised the Baath Party . “The recommendation came during the council’s meeting today,” Abdilhadi Mohan, the council’s deputy head, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. Over a period of two days, the station broadcasted live interviews with Thi-Qar […]

Iraq Minister of Communication to Issue License for a New Mobile Phone Company

Iraqi Minister of Communications Farouk Abdul Kader told Alsumaria TV in an interview that Iraq is about to issue a fourth license for the supply of mobile phones by means of a public/private partnership.  This national bid aims at providing a high quality communication service, something  which existing commercial mobile phone companies have failed to […]

Journalistic Association Condemns Attack on Journalist

The Iraqi Association for Defending Journalists’ Rights on Thursday expressed their condemnation of the attack on correspondent for al-Taakhi newspaper, Qahtan Adnan, two days ago by an Iraqi force in central Baghdad. “The attack took place when the journalist was taking photos in Bab al-Muaatham intersection in central Baghdad on traffic jam,” the association said […]

Asiacell Scores an Outstanding Victory

‘2009 was a prolific year for Asiacell - the largest private Iraqi company and the first and only mobile telecommunications company to provide coverage for all of Iraq - which was able to prove its worthiness in the Iraqi telecom market by launching innovative offers and services that are characterized by both quality and price […]

7 Power Networks Opened in Basra

Seven power networks were inaugurated in different areas of Basra province on Sunday after their refurbishment was finalized at 2.95 billion Iraqi dinars ($2.5 million), according to the official from the company carrying out the project. “The first network was set up in al-Saad neighborhood in al-Qurna, (100 km) northern Basra, the second on al-Qa’ed […]

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 […]