Updates on MOT’s 2020 Strategy: 4G/LTE on Track, DSL is Bad

One year ago, I shared a lengthy post on the Telecom Ministry's 2020 plan and mentioned that fiber optics are expected to be deployed within 5 years while 4G/LTE coverage was expected to all over Lebanon. Fiber Optics: Both the Telecom Ministry and Ogero were committed to implementing this plan but the illegal internet case that was raised almost 4 months ago turned things upside down. Three of Ogero's top officials, including Abdel-Monhem Youssef were…
Business

My Ogero DSL Internet Stopped Working Two Weeks Ago

2 months ago
Photo Credits: Executive Magazine Two weeks ago, my home internet stopped working, the internet button on the Ogero DSL modem turned red, I tried restarting the modem, turning it off and on, I checked all ...
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Critiques

$880 Million To Clean up Lebanon’s Litani River

2 months ago
Photo Credits: Bashaar Tarabay Two years ago, a seven-year plan that will cost $733 million was approved by the Finance & Public Works committees in the Lebanese Parliament to clean up the catastrophic pollution at ...
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Critiques

Was a Pokémon Go Player Arrested in #Lebanon?

2 months ago
People have been sharing since yesterday a story about a Lebanese Pokémon Go player that got arrested for playing the game near the General Security HQ in Beirut. Apparently the guy was looking for a ...
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Critiques

The Perfect Answer To This Tasteless Article On Lebanese Beach Resorts

2 months ago
Almost every sentence in this [article] objectionable or vomit-inducing. I really hope they don’t pay people to write such crap. At first, I wanted to write a lengthy reply but then I found the perfect ...
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Critiques

Lebanese Stuck at Turkey’s Istanbul Airport, Lebanese Embassy Not Answering

2 months ago
Update (16/7/2016 8PM): Minister Bassil urged Lebanese consulate and embassy in Turkey to do the necessary to help the Lebanese stuck there. Embassy got in touch with the passengers according to LBCI. A group of ...
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Critiques

The Price You Pay For Water & A Red Bull Can At Beirut’s International Airport

2 months ago
A bottle of water and a red bull cost 14,000 LL at Cafematik at the Rafic Hariri airport, while they barely cost 3,000 LL anywhere else. The above bill was shared online and went viral, ...
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Critiques

Jounieh Fireworks Were Great Yesterday, But I Didn’t Enjoy Them

2 months ago
Photo Credits: Patrick Pharaon I look forward to the Jounieh fireworks every year, and I think it’s a nice tradition to kick off the Jounieh International Festivals but I didn’t enjoy them this year for ...
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Automotive

What The Dbayeh Traffic Highway LED Was Saying This Morning

2 months ago
I wonder how many people have to die before they install a pedestrian bridge on the Nahr el Kalb – Dbayyeh highway. ...
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