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Thursday, July 28, 2005

Al Jazeera Mobile service launched in Bahrain

The Al Jazeera Channel and Al Majaz Telecom have recently signed an agreement with (Bahrain Telecommunications Company) Batelco to provide breaking, political, business, and sports news through Al Jazeera Mobile Short Messaging Service SMS to customers in Bahrain.



Al Jazeera Channel's Marketing Director Hamad Yahya Al Nuaimi expressed his pleasure over the partnership with Batelco. "It is gratifying that Bahrain is another country to utilise our service, and can be added to the list of countries where Al Jazeera Mobile is operating. We are looking forward to extending the reach of Al Jazeera Mobile service worldwide," he said.


(From left: Head of e-Marketing (Al Jazeera Channel) , Chief Executive Officer (Al Majaz Telecom), General Manager (Batelco), Marketing Director (Al Jazeera Channel) and Mobile Data Manager (Batelco) were present at the signing ceremony)


In the future, Al Jazeera Channel will introduce the (WAP) technology, where "Batelco" subscribers can browse a selection of articles from the AlJazeera.Net website through their GSM, and "Video Streaming", where mobile owners can watch Al Jazeera Channel news and programmes on their GSM. Read More ....



Source: The Peninsula | reBlogged By: News Blog re-Blog
Filed Under: Bahrain, Qatar, Al Jazeera, Mobile | Permalink



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