Abed Kataya • 04 Jul 2023

Lebanon: Internet Providers Beat Ogero to Price Hike

Internet service providers are planning to increase end-user subscriptions from around USD 10 to USD 25 for a 5 Mb-speed…

  • Internet
  • Lebanon
SMEX • 25 May 2023

Jordan: How are users affected by the TikTok ban?

This article was originally published on 7iber in Arabic. SMEX provides this translation.  Social media platforms and other communication services…

  • Internet
  • Jordan
  • TikTok
SMEX • 13 Sep 2022

Internet Shutdowns to Prevent Cheating During Exams: The Impact on Society and Economy in the MENA Region

  • Censorship
  • Cheating
  • Digital Rights
Abed Kataya • 07 Sep 2021

What is the fate of Lebanon’s (.lb) domains?

On August 24, 2021, the technology community in Lebanon woke up to the alarming news of a “digital disaster,” announcing…

  • .lb
  • .lb domain
  • American University of Beirut
Sawsan Abo Alsondos • 24 Aug 2021

Jordan: Another Excuse for Controlling the Internet

It is estimated that more than 9.4 million people use the Internet in Jordan, according to the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission…

  • arab world
  • Digital Rights
  • Freedom Of Expression
amel gimish • 18 Aug 2021

Telecommunications in Sudan at the Mercy of the US Dollar

In December 2020, people in Sudan found themselves paying more for the same old Internet data bundles, without necessarily finding…

  • arab world
  • COVID19
  • Digital Rights
Ciwan Teter • 14 Dec 2020

Lost Telecommunications Amidst Belligerent Groups in Northeast Syria

In areas such as North and East Syria, internet sources are becoming increasingly limited and difficult to come by. Against…

  • Internet
  • Kurdistan
  • Northeast Syria
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