Ogero Telecom Gets LL 150bn to Kick off FTTC Project

Fiber optics has become a reality in certain areas of Beirut and in smart cities like Beit Misk, but it's still a far-fetched plan to have it all across Lebanon. The reason why it was still far-fetched is not simply outdated infrastructure but no budget approval from the Lebanese government for Ogero's new management to kick off the FTTC project. All that changed yesterday though when the government approved a 150 billion Lebanese Pounds advance…

Where Did All the Solar-Powered Lights Go?

Is it just me or did the solar-powered lights disappear from the Dora highway? I'm not sure when that happened but I only noticed it last week. Come to think of it, I don't recall ever seeing the old ones lit. Does anyone have any idea what happened?
Technology

Twitter to Enable 280-characters tweets

2 months ago
Twitter has finally decided to increase the character limit for a group of users to 280 characters instead of 140. The reason for this increase is that almost 9% of tweets in English have 140 ...
Baladi

E24: 24/7 Electricity Without Generators

2 months ago
The first time I heard about E24 was back in May when it was featured by The World Economic Forum among the nine Lebanese startups sharing the fourth industrial revolution. E24 was founded by Antoine ...
Lebanon

Beitmisk is the First Fiber Connected Smart City in Lebanon!

2 months ago
Fiber to the home was officially launched today in Beitmisk by Ogero & the Ministry of Telecommunication, making Beitmisk the first residential project to have fiber optics at home and the first smart-city in Lebanon. ...
Fun

Get Ready for Your #UberPITCH

2 months ago
Uber is partnering with Arabnet for the third edition of #UberPITCH where entrepreneurs will get the chance to pitch their business idea to a judge during a seven minutes ride, followed by seven minutes of ...
Humor

Amhaz is already Selling the Note 8 Two days Before its Release Date

2 months ago
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s release date is officially on September 15th in the US & the UK and September 22nd in the UAE yet somehow Ahmaz has managed to get his hands on one ...
Technology

Apple Unveils the iPhone X

2 months ago
The biggest highlight of today’s Apple Event was obviously the iPhone X but many fans were anxiously waiting to have a look at the Steve Jobs Theater, which was unveiled today for the 10th anniversary ...
Technology

Free ( & Decent) WIFI at Beirut’s Airport Soon?

3 months ago
It looks like we’re finally having proper WIFI at the Beirut Rafic Hariri airport, instead of the crappy 30 minutes WIFI that no one uses right now. I also read that they will be allowing ...
Lebanon

Ogero Tests 600MBps Connection at Audi Branch – ABC Verdun

3 months ago
As part of its Unleash the Speed campaign, Ogero & the Telecom Ministry tested out a 600MBps connection at Bank Audi’s latest branch at ABC Verdun. That’s a pretty awesome speed to have, almost 600 ...
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