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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has unveiled a new smartphone called Fire Phone.
June 19, 2014 - 23:18 GMT
It’s smaller than leading Android phone, but larger than Apple’s iPhone. Bezos calls the screen, measuring 4.7 inches diagonally, ideal for one-handed use.

April 9, 2014

ICT Minister Azzam Sleit, who did not wish to name the company, said the door remains open for other operators to acquire such frequencies to introduce 4G services, which enable data transfer rates of up to 150 megabits per second.
00:43 GMT

One of the country’s three telecom operators has submitted an official request to acquire frequencies to introduce fourth generation (4G) services in the Kingdom, a government official said on Tuesday.

April 8, 2014

Art For All
11:40 GMT
(press release)

Orange Jordan sponsored ArtForAll initiative, which was organized by Peter Claesson from Spain and Zaid Derbi from Jordan.

Huawei-Network Vendor of the year award
11:24 GMT
(press release)

Huawei was recently honored by industry leaders with the prestigious title of Middle East “Networking Vendor of the Year” at the 7th Channel Middle East Awards.

Nawras CEO, Greg Young
10:42 GMT

Nawras, official Telecommunications Partner of Comex 2014, participated in the opening event with a keynote speech delivered by its CEO, Greg Young on Tuesday.

Samsung NX mini SMART Camera
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced the launch of the NX mini, the world's slimmest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera.

During the event
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems and IHS announced that they have signed a collaborative agreement that will improve the environmental performance, health and safety, risk assessment, and incident management processes of organizations.

LG CURVED OLED TV
08:57 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics recently added the Magic Remote to the host of innovative options it offers with its CURVED OLED TV, raising the bar for optimal TV viewing experiences.

EMC
05:59 GMT
(press release)

EMC today announced that seven prestigious universities from Jordan have recently joined EMC’s global EMC Academic Alliance program (EAA).

The store is the 424th Apple store to open worldwide. Its 100 employees underwent a year of training prior to the opening
03:55 GMT

Fun tidbit: It was built using more glass than any other Apple store

April 7, 2014

Nawras
11:36 GMT

Nawras have provided a look into the future through the new ‘Mobile Money’ service from Ooredoo.

Samsung Curved Ultra High-Definition TV
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced the launch of its breathtaking 2014 UHD TV lineupacross the region including the world’s first and largest Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV.

April 6, 2014

Nawras booth at COMEX
12:03 GMT

Nawras is official Telecommunications Partner at COMEX 2014 and will showcase an exciting range of digital value added services and Nawras smartphone deals.

Huawei
11:52 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, is outlining its vision to support the growth of Omani Enterprises with the implementation of flexible BYOD and Unified Communications solutions.

During the press conference
11:43 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, and BCI Group the authorized distributor of Samsung Electronics Mobile devices announced the launch of the GALAXY S5, at a press conference held at the Intercontinental Jordan Hotel.

LG G2
07:28 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) announced that the anticipated Android 4.4 KitKat OS upgrade for the G2 smartphone is expected to roll out in Jordan starting in April.