Tag: Umniah

New Umniah CEO Ziad Shatara Starts Tenure

Umniah announced today that Ziad Shatara has recently started his tenure as the company’s new CEO. Mr. Shatara comes to Umniah with a remarkable professional track record and extensive international experience of more than 20 years in the telecommunication field. Prior to joining Umniah,…

Prepare for the Internet of Things

The coming leap in Machine-to-Machine communication will change our lives.  By Elisa Oddone Jordan is gearing up for another digital revolution. Home appliances, hospital equipment, and car control panels managed by smartphone apps and sensors used to be the stuff…

The 4G Fight Begins

With the recent issuance of a 4G license to Umniah, the battle for market share amongst Jordan’s big three mobile operators is set to get livelier than ever. Increased competition should prove a boon for consumers in terms faster Internet…

Orange Jordan: Essentials 2020

Orange Jordan CEO Jean-Francois Thomas has just unveiled a far-reaching strategic plan that lays out the company’s vision for the telco sector over the coming five years, with a core focus on the customer. Through Essentials 2020, Orange Jordan aims…

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Disruption Calling

Relentless convergence continues to rattle telecom operators and their once lucrative business models. What can they do to adapt? By Zeid Nasser Telecom operators are in a curious position at the moment. They owe their very existence to the same…

Umniah Integrates into Bango Payment Platform

Fast-growing Jordanian Mobile Network Operator Umniah has chosen Bango Payment Platform to deliver app store carrier billing. Umniah plans to activate a range of app store connections through Bango’s platform in the upcoming period, and begins with today’s launch of…

Jordan’s Top Businesswomen: Rana Hamarneh

This feature is part of a series highlighting some of the most prominent Jordanian businesswomen who managed to climb to the top of the corporate ladder in their respective fields in the Kingdom. Managing Partner at AdPro Communications Rana Hamarneh, managing partner at Amman-based…

Umniah Adopts the Internet of Things

As part of its commitment to keeping abreast of latest global trends in the field of ICT and transformation towards the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine communication to serve customers, Umniah announced, and for the first time in Jordan,…

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Umniah Supports Youth in Southern Jordan

Trip to Innovation partner with Umniah. Umniah has effectively renewed its partnership with the Trip to Innovation for the fourth year. Under the partnership, Umniah supported the initiative’s 14th workshop which aims to strengthen leadership skills and creativity among young Jordanians….

ICT in 2014: A Year in Review

From falling telecom revenues to the roll out of fiber and 4G, 2014 has been a year of mixed blessings for Jordan’s technology sector. By Laith Abou-Ragheb Technology companies gathered at Amman’s King Hussein Business Park last month for the…