Ogero Unleashes Open Speeds, Claims 60% of Users Affected

Yesterday around 11 PM, I asked a friend of mine in Daychounieh to do a speed test and he got twice the connection speed he usually gets. In fact a lot of people were tweeting improved speed tests from all over Lebanon following Ogero's announcement on unleashing the open speeds. What's an open speed plan? Basically if you live within a 2.5KM radius of the CO , you will be able to get a much…

10 Bad Excuses for Slow Internet You only Hear in #Lebanon

During the past few weeks, I pretty much spent my days and nights calling support to fix my internet, whether it was Ogero or Connect or Wise. While I was waiting for my Ogero cable to get fixed, I thought I give the broadband services another try but when I heard the excuses they were giving me for the shitty connection I'm getting, I remembered why I dropped them all and stuck to Ogero as…

Should I Drop my DSL Connection Till Fiber Optics are Here?

1 week ago
Back when I was still living with my parents, our Ogero DSL connection was bad because the cables are old based on what the Ogero people told me back then (2011?). When I moved to ...

Synkers: The Uber/AirBnB of Private Tutors

3 weeks ago
Synkers is an awesome Lebanese startup that has been creating a lot of buzz in the past few months. I was at Synkers’ launch few months ago where they presented the app and the idea ...

Beirut Cultural Festivals Awarded Guinness World Record For Largest 3D projection

3 weeks ago
The Beirut Cultural Festivals kick off on June 28th and preparations are still underway for the two brilliant productions that will be exclusively orchestrated and executed by talented Lebanese musicians and artists, and will be ...

Review: Huawei Mate 9 Pro

1 month ago
I’ve been using the Mate 9 Pro for almost two months now and I can easily say that it’s Huawei’s best smartphone to date. Looking back at my disappointing Mate 8 experience a year ago, ...

Meet Loop Scooters: The First Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Lebanon & The Middle East

1 month ago
Loop Scooters is a fully integrated and eco-friendly electric scooter sharing service in Beirut that gives you access to a fleet of electric scooters whenever you need to commute. The service was first launched on ...

New Ogero DSL Speeds and Pricing as per Today’s Approved Decree

1 month ago
The new prices that Ogero announced almost a month ago were finally approved in today’s session with even further reduction in monthly subscription prices. While speeds will remain the same for most plans depending on ...

More than 250 Students Took Part in Azadea Foundation’s 2017 Envirothon

1 month ago
Azadea Foundation has been hosting inter-school Envirothon competition for the past three years to celebrate Earth Day and this year’s competition was in collaboration with The Little Engineer. This year’s theme was “Using technology for ...

World Economic Forum: 9 Lebanese Starts Ups Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

2 months ago
The World Economic Forum has teamed up with the International Finance Corporation to bring us the top 100 Arab World startups that are shaping the future in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). ...