Get Up to $30,000 in Funding. Apply To Speed Accelerator Before October 11!

Speed, one of the leading Beirut-based tech accelerators, has recently launched their seventh acceleration program and are currently accepting new applications. The accelerator offers startups $30,000 in financial support but more importantly, an intensive 3-month mentorship-driven program that includes: - In-house mentorship mentorship from experts - Workshops - Access to a network of investors - Free working space at BDD All in exchange for 5% equity in common shares. Speed has sponsored tens of award-winning…

YouTube Music & Premium Now Available in #Lebanon

Android Central shared last week news that YouTube Premium & YouTube Music have now expanded to eight new countries in the Middle East including Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & the UAE. YouTube Music Premium will cost $5/month for one user and $7.50/month for a family plan, while YouTube Premium will cost $6/month for an individual or $9/month for a family plan. To be honest, I've been tempted to use YouTube Premium ever…

5G Fixed Wireless Deployed at Beirut Airport

1 month ago
Ogero head tweeted earlier today that the planned 5G fixed wireless connection was installed ahead of time and is now fully functional at Beirut’s Rafic Hariri Airport. It should be available to all according to ...

“Talking Saves Lives”: Facebook Backs Embrace’s Suicide Prevention Campaign

1 month ago
Embrace’s Lifeline (1564) is now available on Facebook’s Safety Center, in an attempt to raise further awareness on mental health and provide advice and support to anyone who may be suffering from suicidal thoughts or ...

#Beirut Airport to get Fiber Optics & 5G By September 2019

1 month ago
Telecom Minister Mohammad Chouchair announced today that Beirut Airport will be equipped with fiber optics within 10 days and passengers will be eligible for 1 to 2 hours of free and fast internet (to be ...

A Dream Reborn: Lebanon’s First Satellite

2 months ago
In the early 1960s, a small group of students from Haigazian University led by their Mathematics professor, Manoug Manougian, founded the Lebanese Rocket Society. After three years of research and trials, they were able to ...

Inkript: Proudly Made in Lebanon Technologies to Facilitate Our Every Day Lives

2 months ago
We’re known as Lebanese for our ability to set off with nothing and make a go of it in whatever country they landed in, yet while the tradition of emigration is still very much alive, ...

Beirut Airport to Get Decent Internet (Third time’s a Charm?)

3 months ago
Ever since I started blogging here, I hear about Beirut’s airport finally getting some decent (& free) internet and it still did not happen. In fact, we had at least weird looking internet machines few ...

Telecom Ministry to Launch a New Roaming Service

4 months ago
According to BusinessNews, The Ministry of Telecommunication (MoT) is set to launch a new roaming service with the Switzerland-based company Wonet, that will be priced at $25 per month and will allow Alfa and Touch ...

Anghami Offering Game of Thrones Live Streaming Service

5 months ago
Last Sunday, Game of Thrones’ final season premiered at 4AM local time Beirut, and fans of the show were able to watch it live, with the help of Anghami. I subscribed myself and I have ...