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How Lebanon Receives Internet ?

In this article i am pointing on the Lebanese internet and how the bandwidth are taken and distributed Between Lebanon , Cyprus , Syria and Egypt ,in 2011 and Before installing the IMEWE Cable internet in Lebanon was suffering from a lots of speed problems but know things have changed after the installation of the submarine international cable IMEWE which have boosted the internet speed and reduced the internet prices tarrif, However before 2011 internet sources was distributed as follow , Lebanon ( Beirut) and Cyprus are linked together through 230 Km , 622 Mbs submarine cable called Cadmos, This cable started its operations since 1995 but in 2010 the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunication has signed an agreement with Cyprus and boosted its capacity to 40 Gb ,Tartus ( Syria ) receives internet from two sources Ugarit 633 Mbs from Cyprus and Aletar from Egypt a 5 Gbs cable which is connected […]

Why does paypal is still banned in Lebanon ?

This topic would interest people involved with E-commerce and online payment, everyone know that Paypal is a online gate which allow you to make online payments and transferring money through the internet ,through many years a lots of people was wondering why Paypal is not active in Lebanon , there are several of common reason behind this which describe Paypal as a Jewish organization and it is banned to operate in Lebanon other reason is that because Lebanon doesn’t take a legitimate Electronic signature from Paypal inc which would make the system available in Lebanon and the parliament haven’t looked at the presented draft submitted in 1996.Another reason include insufficient regulation and security in a country’s banking system Hence, and in march 2013 Paypal has started to operates in many countries like Egypt Jordan. Yemen, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria excluding Lebanon but it should be available soon according to some resources , However […]