Orange Jordan launches the new marketing “Yo” Platform and introduces the “Jama3ty” lines


Orange Jordan recently launched a new platform targeting the youth called “Yo”, offering them telecommunications and internet services in a more direct and simplified way. Under this new platform, Orange Jordan launched the “Jama3ty” lines, with exclusive features that cater to the youth. The launch of the “Jama3ty” lines was announced during a press conference, headed by Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique and in the attendance of Chief Consumer Market Officer, Naila Al Dawoud, Chief Consumer Sales Officer, Samer Haj, other Orange Executives and numerous key media figures.

During the conference, Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique stressed that the company constantly pays attention to all segments of society, especially the youth, as they seek a desire for development, and  that Orange Jordan will continue to diversify its offers and telecommunication solutions in the local market, in order to solidify its position as the strongest internet and telecommunications provider in the Kingdom.  

Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique, said: “Orange Jordan is really excited to launch the new “Jama3ty” lines “which include a lot of features to  keep the youth connected to all that is essential to them to facilitate their lives, which goes in line  with our five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020”. The launch of “Jama3ty” lines“ comes as a proof that Orange Jordan follows the concept of “Listening and responding” to cater to the needs of the youth and to ensure maximum reach of the lines to the youth across the Kingdom, the lines will be accessible at all of Orange Jordan’s points of sale.Orange Jordan’s Chief Consumer Market Officer, Naila Al Dawoud said that, “Orange Jordan’s new “Jama3ty” lines have been designed to respond to the needs of the youth. The four features that were introduced with this line, are a result of extensive research and shows that Orange carefully listens to and accurately answers the  youth segment’s expectations.”

Orange Jordan’s Chief Consumer Sales Officer, Samer Haj added that “Jama3ty” lines  will be available at all  of Orange Jordan’s points of sale across the Kingdom, covering the northern, central, and southern regions,  smart stores, the e-Shop, in addition to points of sale at universities where Orange Jordan has partnerships, in order to promote the distribution of “Jama3ty” lines to the youth segment and keep them connected to all that is important to them.

The new “Jama3ty” lines offer the youth exceptional and unprecedented features that include unlimited internet that can be used at all times and  however they want, “bundles carryover” allowing them to carry over the unused bundles of minutes, internet and SMS to the next month, as well as listening to millions of songs for free and unlimited music with Anghami Plus, which also enables them to download an unlimited number of songs on their mobile phones while seeing the words, without being interrupted by ads, in addition to the “Phone Fund” feature which offer back the youth the value of the mobile device in the form of gigabytes, this feature is available with “Jama3ty” packages which includes a line, Huawei devices and additional accessories.

Orange Jordan is providing the youth with various offers that fit their lifestyle, through its increasing base of partners, reaching more than 40 partners, such as Careem which is offering a 50% discount on 5 rides, and a 20% discount on all meals from Burger King, and many more.

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المصرف الدولي الاسلامي يباشر العمل على النظام البنكي الاسلامي ICS BANKS® ISLAMIC


أعلنت شركة آي سي اس فايننشال سيستمز ICS Financial Systems Ltd. – (ICSFS) الرائدة في مجال أتمتة العمليات المصرفية لقطاع البنوك والمؤسسات المالية عن انتهاء تطبيق النظام الاسلامي العالميICS BANKS® ISLAMIC الحائز على عدة جوائز في المصرف الدولي الاسلامي.

من خلال حرص ادارة المصرف الدولي الاسلامي على اختيار افضل الخدمات واكثرها فائدة للعملاء حيث قام المصرف الدولي الاسلامي باختيار نظام  ICS BANK ISLAMICليقدم لعملائه مجموعة متكاملة من الخدمات والحلول المبتكرة، حيث بدأت عملية التطبيق في منتصف آذار الحالي وتم الانتقال الى نظام  ICS BANK ISLAMIC  بشكل كامل في فترة زمنية لم تتجاوز الخمسة أشهر وتمت عملية التطبيق  بكل سلاسة ونجاح وخلال وقت قياسي، مع الأخذ بعين الاعتبار شمولية الأنظمة المطبقة وعملية نقل البيانات القديمة.

بهذه المناسبة علقت السيدة سهى الكفائي، المدير المفوض  للمصرف الدولي الاسلامي:

“نحن نتطلع إلى الجودة في العمل واختيارنا الى الشراكة مع  اي سي اس فايننشال سيستمز جاء وفق مواصفات معايير الجودة المتبعة في منهاج ادارتنا للمصرف حيث تتبع هذه المعايير للاستفادة من خبرتهم الكبيرة في القطاع المصرفي والسوق العراقي، قمنا بتقييم العديد من الأنظمة البنكية من شركات عالمية مختلفة واخترنا أفضل نظام الذي يتميز بدرجة عالية من المرونة والقدرة على التكيف مع متطلبات العمل للعملاء، وتلبية جميع متطلبات العمل المصرفي وفقاً لأحكام الشريعة.” وأضافت الكفائي: ” نحن نؤكد شراكتنا مع ICSFS، لتدعمنا لنحقق الصدارة في السوق العراقي المليء بالتحديات. ونود أن نشكر فريق تنفيذ العمليات على جهودهم العظيمة، والتي ساهمت في جعل هذه اللحظة ممكنة”.

كما علّق السيد وائل ملكاوي المدير التنفيذي في شركة ICSFS:

  “نود أن نهنئ المصرف الدولي الاسلامي لانتهاء تطبيق النظام العالمي ICS BANK ISLAMIC  لديهم. ويشرفنا أن نعمل جنبا إلى جنب مع المصرف الدولي الاسلامي، وبرؤيتنا الموحدة معهم سنقدم أفضل الخدمات المصرفية المبتكرة ليتمتع عملاء المصرف بالخدمات المتميزة.”  وأضاف ملكاوي ” نحن فخورون بانضمام (IMTB)  لرحلتنا المزدهرة في العراق ونتطلع الى علاقة طويلة الامد مع  المصرف الدولي الاسلامي”.

يوفر نظام  ICS BANKS ISLAMIC مجموعة متكاملة من نظم الأعمال البنكية والمصرفية التي تتميز بخصائصها  الشاملة والمتطورة ، والتي تقدّم بأعلى مستويات الكفاءة والجودة ، بما يتماشى مع الاحتياجات المالية ومجال أتمتة العمليات المصرفية، التي من شأنها تطوير أداء البنوك والمؤسسات المالية. ويعد نظام   ICS BANKS ISLAMIC   نظاماً رائداً في  استخدام التكنولوجيا العالمية لتقديم أحدث الخدمات في جميع مجالات الأعمال المصرفية.

International Islamic Bank Goes Live on ICS BANKS® ISLAMIC System from ICSFS



ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that International Islamic Bank (IIB), has gone live on the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS® ISLAMIC.


International Islamic bank chose ICS BANKS ISLAMIC to provide its customers with the bespoke products and services, the project kicked off in mid-march 2017, and it was finalized, in a record break time of five months, taking into consideration the modules implemented including existing data migration, the implementation process was smooth, swift and transparent.


The Deputy General Manager of International Islamic Bank; Mrs. Suha Al-Kifae commented:

We are looking forward to this partnership where we have selected ICSFS for its wide experience and strength in the Iraqi market, we have implemented the most dynamic Islamic banking solution to provide innovative corporate and retail banking services and products to our customers. “AL-Kifae added “We confirm our partnership with ICSFS, and would like to thank their implementation team for their great efforts, which made this milestone results possible, which was accomplished in a record-breaking time”.


On this occasion, the Executive Director of ICSFS; Mr. Wael Malkawi commented:

“We would like to congratulate(IMTB) on going live with our integrated and comprehensive flagship, ICS BANKS ISLAMIC, and we are honored to be working side by side with (IMTB) Bank both aligned in our vision for innovative technology to deliver a superior customer experience.” Malkawi added” We look forward to a long-lasting relationship with (IMTB) Bank.”


ICS BANKS ISLAMIC provides a complete suite of banking business modules with a rich sweep of functionalities and features, addressing business needs and automating accounting processes, as needed, to improve a bank’s business performance. ICS BANKS ISLAMIC has always been a pioneer in utilizing the latest technology to serve financial institutions. In addition to its embedded Service-Oriented-Architecture (SOA), the system is deployed in a multi-tiered setup that runs on a web thin client.

ESKADENIA Software holds its 17th Annual Conference


ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world class software products & services, held its 17th Annual Conference on the 18th of October, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel Amman. The Annual Conference recapped all ESKADENIA’s achievements throughout the 17 years in business with an emphasis on year 2018’s benchmarks and visions for 2018.

The conference agenda included inspirational speeches by ESKADENIA’s management followed by a session on “Jordan’s Digital Economy” conducted by Mr. Nidal Al Bitar CEO of INT@J, throughout the conference, ESKADENIA Software recognized employees for their devotion and remarkable work.

Nael Salah, Managing Director, and Doha Abdelkhaleq, Executive Director, founded the company in the year 2000 with the vision of becoming a leading regional supplier and a global provider of world class software products. ESKADENIA Software today has around 200 employees exported to around 30 countries in the Middle East, Europe & Africa with branches in Dubai and Stockholm.

ProgressSoft Exhibits its Payments Clearing and Settlement Systems at Sibos 2017 in Toronto




ProgressSoft, the leading global provider of real-time payment solutions is participating in Sibos 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The event is taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre beginning October 16th, 2017, and continuing until October 19th, 2017.

Fulfilling this year’s Sibos theme within the banking stream, “Building for the Future,” ProgressSoft is introducing its national payments platform, which includes innovative solutions for Central Banks and Commercial Banks in the fields of Mobile Payments, Real-time Retail Payment Systems (RPS), Automatic Clearing House (ACH), Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), Digital Currency, Electronic Check Clearing, and Automated Signature Management & Verification.

ProgressSoft has developed a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) which unlike other current digital currencies, can be controlled and monitored by the central bank, eliminating the risk of money laundering and the financing of terrorism, as well as giving better oversight and security, which ultimately enhances the GDP of the country. Digital currencies replace the costly production, printing, storing and destruction of paper money, as well as its transportation and the risk involved with it.

The CEO of ProgressSoft, Mr. Michael Wakileh, stated that “At Sibos 2017, we are no more presenting solutions; we are conveying the Future of Payments by presenting ProgressSoft’s Digital Currency, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology as part of a total Payments, Clearing and Settlement ecosystem to Central Banks and banking bodies around the globe. We are thrilled to unleash an unprecedented payments era to the world.”

Orange Jordan sponsors BIG’s start-ups in GITEX Technology Week



For the second consecutive year, Orange Jordan sponsored the participation of BIG Season 4 startups in GITEX Future Stars, which is within the 37th GITEX Technology Week, one of the major events for startups and entrepreneurs in the MENA region. The GITEX Future Stars took place between 8-12 October in Dubai.

GITEX Technology events included competitions on innovation and business propositions and is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and business plans to representatives of major international companies interested in investing in startups, as well as chances to win in-kind and cash prizes worth more than AED 1.2 million, trips to Silicon Valley in the United States and providing special prospects for them.

As part of Orange Jordan’s sponsorship, the company provided BIG Season 4 startups with a special booth to showcase their products and services during the exhibition, which showcased, the services of “Aumet”, a startup developing the medical industrial sector through establishing a platform that acts as an intermediary between medical machine manufactures and international distributors, “Mujaz”, which shares digital content (videos) through its partnerships with web content producers on the internet and influencers on social media platforms, “Lunch Box” specialized in preparing meals for school students, and “Gasable”  a mobile application which connects = Gas users with service providers.

BIG is a program that helps and supports entrepreneurs at all stages of work, in order to expand into new markets and reach more segments of customers with different interests. The program offers its services using Orange Jordan’s diverse resources and through its ever expanding and spreading international network, with the support of its partners in the program and Orange Group. The participating startups are connected to Orange’s international network, to enable them to reach growth acceleration and guidance programs around the world and also, give them the chance to take part in various international exhibitions to widen their network and shed light on them.

Orange Jordan continues to support startups, small and medium sized companies, contributing to the growth and success of companies and entrepreneurship in the Kingdom, in order to strengthen socioeconomic development in Jordan. In line with its five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020” and its corporate social responsibility plan, Orange Jordan strives to strengthen its position as a local and responsible company in the community in which it operates in, therefore, it is committed to supporting activities and events that contribute to social growth and development.

إطلاق الموقع الالكتروني الخاص بمنطقة اربد التنموية بدعم من مشروع التنافسية الأردني


ايكو تكنولوجي الأردن وبدعم من مشروع التنافسية الأردني الممول من USAID  تطلق الموقع الالكتروني الخاص بمنطقة اربد التنموية على الرابط التالي

حيث يدعم هذا المشروع في جزء كبير منه رؤية جلالة الملك الاستثنائية لتعزيز المزيد من التطويرات العادلة وزيادة الفرص لجميع الأردنيين، كما تقدم منطقة اربد التنموية فرصة استثنائية للقيام بدور في جعل مدينة اربد واحدة من المدن الرائدة في مجال العلوم والتكنولوجيا في الأردن.

ويوفر هذا المشروع فرص استثمارية في العديد من القطاعات وهي (قطاع الرعاية الصحية وقطاع التعليم والبحث العلمي وقطاع تكنولوجيا المعلومات وقطاع الصناعات الهندسية بالإضافة الى قطاع الخدمات الاسكانية).

TAG-Org, JuNET, and Orange Launch the Jordanian International Connection for Research and Education Jointly with the EU



His Excellency, Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazleh, Founder of Talal Abu Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and Chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) with His Excellency, Prof. Ali al-Qaisi, Chairman of the Jordanian Universities Network (JuNet) and Mr. Sami Smeirat, Chief Enterprise Officer of Orange Jordan have signed an agreement to connect Jordanian universities with the European Academic and Research Network (GÉANT) in order to provide them access to the research and education resources in Europe and the rest of the world.

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of ASREN highlighted the importance of connecting research and education institutions at the national, regional and global levels to enable collaboration with research and education communities and to provide access to research and education resources.

He added “this connection comes in the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Program (EUMEDCONENCT3) co-financed by the European Union and managed by the European Network GÉANT in cooperation with ASREN which works on connecting the Arab research and education communities to the rest of the world”

HE Prof. Ali Al-Qaisy, Chairman of JUNet said: “connecting the Jordanian universities is a new support to the researchers in Jordan as they used to face many difficulties in the past when they try to access computing resources, data repositories and scientific applications and services”

Mr. Sami Smeirat, Chief Enterprise Officer of Orange Jordan added “We are proud to extend our strategic agreement with ASREN and sign with JUNet to serve the education and research community in Jordan. Orange will continue to support the research and education in Jordan by providing them with best and state of the art services”

Orange Jordan Chief Enterprise Officer Sami Smeirat expressed his pride in extending this strategic partnership, through connecting the project with the most advanced international data transfer and raising the high-capacity connection to 1 Gigabyte, as it will lead to great strides in the fields of research and learning. Smeirat reaffirmed Orange Jordan’s dedication to supporting all segments of the economy in order to enhance its business and company position, which, through modern technology, will contribute to the development and elevation of the quality of education, transforming it to a knowledge-based economy. He added that  this step falls in line with the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy which stems from the company’s five year corporate strategy Essentials 2020, which places customer service, education and entrepreneurship in society at its core and aims to provide an unmatched customer experience, accompanied by the transformation of Orange Jordan’s enterprise customers, further  enhancing the spirit of the renewed Orange brand that is based on connecting its customers to all that is essential to them based on their needs.

Mr. David West, Project Manager of the EUMEDCONNECT3 Project added, “We believe that connecting Jordanian communities with their counterparts in Europe is very important and will create more opportunities for them to collaborate and conduct join research and education activities”

Orange – Jordan will upgrade this link from one hundred fifty Megabit to one Giga bits per second to the Jordanian Universities Network (JUNET) and the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) in Jordan. This will be a dedicated circuit which will connect the Jordanian Universities Network directly to the European research and education network (GÉANT) via the first Arab point of presence in London which is managed and operated by the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN).

Orange Jordan renews its partnership agreement with Yarmouk University



Orange Jordan recently announced the renewal of its partnership agreement with Yarmouk University (YU) through which it will continue to support the Orange Yarmouk Innovation Lab (OYIL) located at YU’s Hijjawi Faculty for Engineering Technology.

The agreement was signed by Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique, President of Yarmouk University Dr. Rifaat Al-Faouri in the presence of executives from both parties.

During the signing agreement, Orange Jordan congratulated the students who have completed their training with the company and welcomed the new batch of the top students who will work under the direct support and supervision of the OYIL team to complete their final semester while getting hands-on training on the latest technologies in the telecommunications world.

Hénique expressed his pleasure in renewing the strategic partnership with the University. He also pointed out that the laboratory has helped prepare and qualify a large number of students to enter the labor market and enabled them to attain their dream professions by improving their expertise and training in three main areas which include: cellular applications, games and websites, in addition to the investment made to furnish the laboratory with the necessary equipment, and the development of devices, licenses and patents.

Hénique said: “The renewal of our fruitful partnership with Yarmouk University comes in line with supporting its noble mission of preparing the talented Jordanian youth, who are capable of achieving a knowledge-based economy by training them to acquire skills and competencies that give them the opportunity to join Oasis 500 program and later on BIG accelerator program.”

He added that Orange Jordan will continue to support the university not only through training students, but also by providing the laboratory with advanced equipment, tools and telecommunication services to enrich and enhance the students’ experience and provide them with the necessary skills for the future.

In line with Orange Jordan’s corporate social responsibility strategy, stemming from its five-year corporate strategy Essentials 2020, the company seeks to play a greater role in serving different sectors and segments of the community, particularly the educational sector, to bridge the gap between academic output and the demands of the current job market, which will lead to having more qualified and productive people, who will contribute in the socioeconomic development and growth of the kingdom.


AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank selects ICS BANKS ISLAMIC System from ICSFS


ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank a newly established bank in Iraq, has selected the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS ISLAMIC System.

AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank is a newly registered Iraqi bank that will be offering banking and financial services in Iraq.  It will be implementing ICSFS’ universal Islamic flagship, ICS BANKS ISLAMIC Core Banking, Murabaha, Musharaka, Ijara,  Mudaraba, Al Qard  Al Hasan, Time Deposit, Profit Distribution Trade Finance Module, Credit Facilities & Risk Groups, Remittances.

The signing ceremony took place at ICSFS’ regional office in Amman, Jordan. Attending the ceremony were

the Executive Representative of AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank; Mr. Muamer Al-Fakhry and the Executive Director of Business Development at ICSFS; Mr. Wael Malkawi.

Following the signing ceremony, the Executive Representative of AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank; Mr. Muamer Al-Fakhry commented:
“We are delighted that we have become part of ICSFS expanding growing customers in Iraq, our target is to provide different banking services that are designed and developed following the principles of Shari’a. We chose ICS BANKS ISLAMIC from ICS Financial Systems for its wide experience specially in the Iraq’s banking and financial sector, we believe ICS BANKS ISLAMIC will increase the efficiency of our various financial operations, and assist us deliver the bespoke products and services”.

On this occasion, the Executive Director of Business Development at ICSFS; Mr. Wael Malkawi commented:
“ICS BANKS was chosen for its well-known reputation in the world and Iraq, we are very proud of our huge flourishing steps in the Iraqi market, we look forward to a long-lasting partnership with Al-Thiqa Bank where it will receive a wide range of professional services to automate its banking service.” Malkawi added “we are delighted to achieve a successful industry-leading solution execution in Iraq, and are committed to provide our superior products and services to deliver the best services to Al Thiqa Bank.”

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