US firm wins Jordanian wireless market study
US-based decision/analysis partners have won a study of wireless market liberalization for the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT) of Jordan. The study is funded by a technical assistance grant from the US Trade and Development Agency. The study began this month and will be completed by the end of August.
The company, in collaboration with US based Detecon and Al Jidara Investment of Amman, will provide policy guidance on liberalizing the wireless market in Jordan following the expiration of the current GSM duopoly system in December 2003.
The decision/analysis partners team is composed of industry experts in mobile telephony with experience in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States and expertise in advanced wireless technologies; including GSM, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, and Wireless LAN. The study will involve analysis of current service, the role of available technologies in the Jordanian market, Jordan's regulatory framework, and environmental concerns. It will also involve consultation with Jordanian stakeholders, including those in mobile and fixed line provision, education, the information technology (IT) industry, and e-Government sectors.
decision/analysis partners is a management consulting firm specializing in logistics, supply chain and telecommunications. Detecon offers telecommunications providers and vendors a range of engineering, consulting and outsourcing services. — (menareport.com)
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