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Investments in mobiles reach around JD93 million in 2018

By JT - Aug 03,2019 - Last updated at Aug 03,2019

AMMAN — Total investments in the mobile phone sector stood at around JD93 million during the last year, according to Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Chief Commissioner Ghazi Jbour.

He indicated that these investments amount to 68 per cent of the overall investments by the companies operating in the telecommunications sector, including property, technical equipment and specialised computer programmes and machines, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Investments in fixed lines rose in 2018 to around JD36 million, he added, saying most investments were used to update the fibreobtics network. The number of workers in the telecommunications and information technology sector posted a 1 per cent increase compared to 2017, and it reached 4,045, Jbour said.

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