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iQ Becomes First Official Partner of Tencent in Iraq

One of the greatest obstacles facing many telecommunication companies across the world is their capacity and ability to combat gaming download speeds and latency. With the development of broadband and gaming occurring side by side, every company in this domain must do all they can to satisfy gamers internationally. With an expected mobile game user […]

Gulf Bridge routes Internet Connection through Iraq

By John Lee. Qatar-based cloud, connectivity and content enabler Gulf Bridge International (GBI) has reportedly updated the 'North Route' of its subsea cable meshed smart network, connecting the Gulf to Europe through Iraq. According to Zawya, this improves route diversification and enhances the resilience of internet connectivity to and from the region. It says it […]

iQ launches Silk Route Transit Network

By John Lee. Sulaymaniyah-based internet provider iQ has launched its new Silk Route Transit fibre-optic service. According to a press release, the new service will, "improve connectivity in the Middle East to the rest of the world ... [and] provide better latency and heighten download speeds across the continent to enable unprecedented streaming and gaming […]

Earthlink to use Nokia solution to improve coverage

Earthlink to use Nokia's GPON solution to improve coverage in Iraq's eight governorates  Earthlink Telecommunications will use the Nokia solution over eight governorates/provinces in the country with high-speed and quality fixed access services to over 1.5 million subscribers, as part of one of the largest Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) projects awarded in the country. Earthlink will use […]

Video: Iraq's Internet Blackout Continues

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has been engulfed in violent protests in the past few weeks as soldiers fired live rounds into crowds. But this has only entrenched the protesters' position as they demand a complete overhaul […]

Internet access cut across much of Iraq

Internet access has been cut off across much of Iraq including the capital Baghdad with connectivity falling below 70%, internet blockage observatory NetBlocks said, amid renewed anti-government protests that turned violent and spread nationwide. Earlier on Wednesday social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, as well as messaging application WhatsApp all appeared to be have […]

New Satellite Broadband Service for Iraq

A new low-cost satellite broadband service will be launched across Iraq and Afghanistan as Belgium's SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite, and UK-based Talia agreed to expand their long-term partnership. The two companies’ current agreement lets SatADSL link directly to Talia’s teleport to provide services across the whole of Africa, with Talia’s […]