Jordan to be hub for ICT during 2011, experts says.
The RCN project will extend from the city of Fujairah in the UAE to Istanbul in Turkey and then to Europe and will serve as a gateway to the Internet for two billion people, according to the consortium of the seven companies. The consortium includes Etisalat (UAE), Mobily (Saudi Arabia), Jordan Telecom/Orange Jordan, Mada-Zain Partnership (Jordan), Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (Syria), and Superonline (Turkey). Of the total length of the cable, about 10 per cent will be inside the Kingdom's borders.
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|Title Annotation:||JORDAN TELECOM|
|Publication:||The Weekly Middle East Reporter (Beirut, Lebanon)|
|Date:||Dec 24, 2010|
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