Abed Kataya • 04 Jul 2024

Alfa should not force opt-in users to unwanted services

To keep a backup SIM card during periods of poor network performance, I bought two SIMs from the only mobile…

  • Alfa
  • Lebanon
  • Telecom
Safaa Ayyad • 14 Aug 2023

Ogero Enacts Increases in Fixed Internet Subscription Rates in Lebanon: Exploring Sustainable Solutions

Before the Lebanese government endorsed Ogero’s seven-fold price hikes, journalist Ali Noureddine found himself at the mercy of his local…

  • Alfa
  • Lebanon
  • MoT
Abed Kataya • 04 May 2023

Touch Enforcing Strict SIM Policy After Corruption Scandal

“You need a permanent residency,” said an employee at Touch, a mobile services company in Lebanon, to Syrian Alaa Al-Zuhuri…

  • Alfa
  • Lebanon
  • Mobile Communications
Abed Kataya • 18 Apr 2023

Lebanon: Is the Government Purposefully Damaging the Telecom Sector?

Amid the real risk of the collapse of Lebanon’s telecommunications services, serious reports have recently emerged about massive squandering and…

  • #KeepItOn
  • Alfa
  • Bids
Abed Kataya • 12 Jan 2022

Mobile Services at the Lebanese-Syrian Border: Outages and Clashing Networks

In 2022, the Lebanese mobile network remains largely disrupted by power outages due to the shortage of diesel necessary to…

  • Alfa
  • Border regions
  • Lebanon
Abed Kataya • 06 Jul 2020

Mapping the telecom outages in Lebanon

Report any telecommunications outage that happens in Lebanon by filling out this form. We will use this information to update…

  • Alfa
  • Currency
  • DSL
SMEX • 03 Jun 2020

The Case of the Blocked Blogger: How the MoT continues to violate free expression in Lebanon

The blog-publishing service Blogger (*.blogspot.com) is blocked in Lebanon on the 3G networks of both mobile operators, Alfa and Touch….

  • Alfa
  • Blospot
  • Censorship
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