500MB Of Extra Data Consumption Costs As Much As A 10GB 3G/4G Plan In Lebanon

A year ago, I was still subscribed to the 1.5GB 3G mobile data plan but I was exceeding it by some 300-400MB a month. After Minister Boutros Harb approved the new 3G/4G rates my account got upgraded to 5GB but it still wasn't enough for me as I had moved to a new place and I didn't have WIFI so I ended up upgrading it to the 10GB plan which costs $49 monthly. Moreover, my…

3layye wou 3leik: A Platform To Help Implement The New Traffic Law, Stop Wasta & Fix Roads

During one of the Arabnet panels last week, we had the chance to engage with the people behind the ISF and TMC twitter accounts and most of the tweets that I saw seemed to agree that both accounts are doing a great job online but the story is different on the ground. Everyone is interacting online with the ISF and TMC and sharing pictures of drivers breaking the law, but nothing is really changing offline.…
Lebanon

Will We Ever See 5G In Lebanon?

1 year ago
It’s quite depressing to see countries planning to launch 5G services in the next 3-4 years while we are still struggling with our 4G speed and data plans and of course the lousy DSL. I ...
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Information

First Hands-On Look At The Samsung #GalaxyS6 And #GalaxyS6Edge

1 year ago
Yesterday was the first time I attend a Samsung #Unpacked event and I personally enjoyed it. The event took place at the Centre de Convencions Internacional in Barcelona and it felt really good to take ...
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Smart Phone

Samsung or iPhone? Which Is Better?

1 year ago
What do you think I should get? A Samsung or an iPhone? What about the LG did you try it? is the HTC any good? All these are questions I get asked most of the ...
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Events

I’m Flying To Barcelona For Samsung’s #Unpacked Event & MWC 2015

1 year ago
I am traveling next Saturday to Barcelona to attend Samsung’s #Unpacked event where the much anticipated new Galaxy S6 will be released. The event will take place right before the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) ...
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Lebanon

What did the Lebanese Google in 2014?

1 year ago
I couldn’t find Lebanon as a country under “Google Trends” but I remember Executive Magazine once did manual searches on popular terms and published the results, so I did the same exercise with more searches. ...
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Events

Lebanese Students Win Gold At The Seoul International Invention Fair 2014

1 year ago
A group of Jamhour students apparently impressed at the Seoul International Invention Fair 2014 and won the first prize with their “Controlling The Mind” invention. To be honest, I didn’t really understand what their invention ...
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Lebanon

Save The Flag & Watani Apps Win CME Offshore Independence Day Competition

1 year ago
Two apps won the competition CME Offshore launched for Lebanon’s Independence day, one called “Save the Flag” where you have to fly an army helicopter through obstacles and another app called “Watani” where you move ...
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Events

Banque du Liban Accelerate 2014: 1500+ Participants, 50 Speakers And 25+ Startups Over Two Days

1 year ago
The BDL is organizing #Accelerate2014 and bringing over 50 startup industry veterans from all around the world to put “Blueprints for Success for 1,000 international entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals”. The list of speakers is very ...
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