Israel offers first Yiddish mobile phone

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An Israeli telecoms company is reportedly offering ultra-Orthodox Jewish clients a kosher smartphone with Hassidic folk music ringtones and a menu in Yiddish. While other firms have tapped into the religious market by offering phones free of internet access, with no email or access to Facebook which could lead users into temptation, none has so far offered its services in …

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Apple offers iPad 2 in Japan

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Apple is now offering the iPad 2 tablet PC in Japan. iPad 2 features a 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen, dual-core A5 processor, two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime and Photo Booth, and a rear-facing camera that captures HD video, bringing the FaceTime feature to iPad users. iPad 2 delivers up to ten hours of battery life. iPad 2 …

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Israel approves one way roaming rules for new carriers

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Israel’s Communications Ministry has approved one-way roaming to help lower entry barriers for the new mobile carriers. The ministry published its decision on nationwide roaming, which regularizes the obligation of current mobile carriers to allow the two newly approved carriers to use their networks. The ministry reportedly decided that the roaming will be one-way. Current carrier Mirs Communications, which is …

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Mirs, 018 Xfone win mobile licence tender (Israel)

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Mirs Communications and 018 Xfone Telecom, have won the Ministry of Communications tender for two mobile operator licences and 3G spectrum. Mirs will reportedly pay US$206.27 million and 018 Xfone US$204.82 million, after beating Golan Telecom and Select Communications in the bidding. Golan Telecom is controlled by Xavier Niel, the founder of French operator Free, and Michael Boukozba, former CEO …

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Radwin rolls out high-capacity point-to-multipoint platform (Israel)

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Radwin has introduced the Radwin 5000 HPMP, a high-capacity OFDM/MIMO point-to-multipoint platform for last mile enterprise connectivity. According to the company, the Radwin 5000 HPMP offers a range of highlights including high base station capacity for the best user experience, greater spectrum efficiency for faster ROI (5bps/Hz), superb performance in harsh conditions in both licensed and unlicensed sub 6GHz bands …

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