Ministry of Telecommunication

Disastrous ‘solutions’ to save Lebanon’s telecom sector

The Lebanese government has just approved two disastrous decisions, proposed by the Minister of Communications, Johnny Corm, that will further burden hundreds of thousands of mobile holders. The first is to raise telecom prices to Sayrafa rates, which would triple or quadruple the current prices, making it roughly 1/6th the minimum wage, while the second …

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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 run standby generators. Service interruption has become a frequent occurrence in several regions, particularly border areas in the Bekaa and North Lebanon. In these border areas where the Lebanese and Syrian networks interfere with one …

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