Orange Jordan, the Orange Foundation and JOHUD sign agreement to launch Women’s Digital Centers Program


Orange Jordan and the Orange Foundation recently announced signing a new agreement with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) under which the company will launch the Women’s Digital Centers Program for the first time in the Kingdom, a program established by the Orange Foundation and is running successfully in 18 countries across Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

The agreement was signed by Jérôme Hénique, the CEO of Orange Jordan, Brigitte Audy, the Executive Director of Orange Foundation and Farah Daghistani, the Executive Director of JOHUD.

Hénique said, “In accordance with the agreement, the Women’s Digital Centers Program will be implemented in five community centers of JOHUD spread across the kingdom that include Al Khalidyeh, Taibeh, Madaba, and Al Hashmi Shamali and Marka centers located in Amman”. He added that, “The program aims to support and empower women by enabling participants to improve their career prospects, through trainings that equip them with digital skills and competencies and teaching them how to build and promote small businesses electronically across different social media platforms. In addition, providing advice on how to prepare monthly and annual budgets and reports, which will contribute to enhancing their lives.”

Hénique emphasized the importance of the long-term partnership between Orange Jordan and JOHUD, pointing out that this new agreement in cooperation with the Orange Foundation, falls in line with Orange Jordan’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, which aims to add value to people’s lives and aspirations, part of which includes reducing the digital gap by providing modern education tools for those dependent on digital education. He also stressed that Orange Jordan seeks to intensify efforts to empower women and enhance their lives through sponsoring various conferences, events and initiatives pertaining to them and aims to support the concepts of leadership, change and sustainability in their respective fields.

JOHUD’s Executive Director, Farah Daghistani expressed her pride in the continuous partnership with Orange Jordan, which targets more than one domain within JOHUD’s activities. Daghistani indicated that the Women’s Digital Centers Program, is in line with JOHUD’s main goal since its inception, which was to increase the participation of women in the development process, as women in cities and villages were found to be the main drivers in creating positive change in society.

The Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) has been working for 40 years to lead national development efforts, alleviate poverty and empower communities across the Kingdom, through the fifty one Princess Basma Centers for Community Development spread across different regions in the Kingdom, where they focus on the well-being and rights of vulnerable segments such as women, youth and people with disabilities.

The Orange Foundation is committed to three areas of corporate philanthropy: education, health and culture. In relation with Orange’s core business, it uses digital technology to help populations in these three areas, especially young people who are struggling in school or are dropouts, women in difficulty and people with autism to help empower them so they can live better lives.
The Orange Foundation takes action to ensure that digital technology, which has become essential, is an opportunity for all. A digital solidarity foundation, it is currently active in 30 countries, with 8,000 committed employee volunteers.

Orange Jordan offers its services to the Greater Irbid Municipality and Yarmouk Water Company



Orange Jordan recently signed two strategic agreements in Irbid governorate with the Greater Irbid Municipality and Yarmouk Water Company. Under these agreements, the company will provide them with a range of global IP-based networking solutions (IPVPN), in order to develop and facilitate the mechanism of communications within departments and with other branches.

On behalf of Orange Jordan, the two agreements were signed by its CEO Jérôme Hénique, with the attendance of the Chief Enterprise Officer, Sami Smeirat, while the Greater Irbid Municipality and the Yarmouk Water Company were represented by Mayor Hussein Bani Hani and General Manager Hassan Hazaymeh respectively. The signing came during Hénique’s and Orange Executives’ field visit to Irbid governorate to follow-up on the services provided by the company to the Municipality and the Water Company, where they visited several offices.

The agreement signed with the Greater Irbid Municipality included, upgrading of Internet lines for increased efficiency and speed in the areas covered by the agreement and linking the areas of the municipality with its external departments, which will improve the exchange of information and provision of services. While the agreement, signed with Yarmouk Water Company included, linking the main branch of the company with its other branches in order to continuously facilitate their communication mechanism.

Orange Jordan expressed its pleasure at signing these strategic agreements, underlining that it is dedicating all its efforts to developing its services provided to government departments, municipalities and private institutions. As the strongest provider of fast internet in Jordan, Orange Jordan constantly seeks to launch the latest technological innovations and the most advanced and best telecommunications and business solutions to create digital transformation of all government and private institutions in the Kingdom, which is in line with the pillars of its five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020” that aims to connect people with all that is essential to them

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


img-20170409-wa0007ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank has gone live on the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS® ISLAMIC.

AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank chose ICS BANKS ISLAMIC to stay in the top of the list in this highly motivated banking market. the project was accomplished in a record break time of two months, the implementation process was smooth, swift and transparent.

The Executive Representative of AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank; Mr. Muamer Al-Fakhry commented:

“We are proud to vision this partnership reflected into reality, ICSFS represents the ideal strategic powerful partner to us, in terms of its unlimited experience in Iraq and around the globe, ICS BANKS ISLAMIC will be a key factor in assisting us achieve our goals and optimize our banking services.”  Al-Fakhri added “We would like to thank ICSFS implementation teams for their valued efforts and efficient performance, and we are Looking forward for a long-lasting partnership with ICSFS.”

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

“We are committed to provide the latest banking technologies to our clients, where we assist them achieve the bespoke performance and excel among their peers.” Malkawi added” AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank will enjoy this universal Islamic software’s complete, integrated end-to-end and comprehensive suite of scalable and sophisticated Shari’a compliant products and services that addresses and fulfils all of the bank’s requirements.”

إطلاق الموقع الالكتروني لمركز الملك عبد الله الثاني لتدريب العمليات الخاصة


أطلق مركز الملك عبد الله الثاني لتدريب العمليات الخاصة موقعه الالكتروني الجديد بالتعاون مع شركة ايكو تكنولوجي الأردن على الرابط

حيث جاء الموقع الجديد للمركز ليعكس الصورة المتقدمة التي يعمل بها والأهمية الإقليمية والعالمية التي يمثلها، حيث يعد مركز الملك عبد الله الثاني لتدريب العمليات الخاصة من المراكز الفريدة من نوعها على المستوى العالمي نظرا لطبيعته الفريدة في الدمج بين ميادين التدريب المختلفة ونخبة المدربين وطاقم الاسناد والتكنولوجيا المتكاملة والمتقدمة.

Orange Jordan exclusively launches the Huawei Mate 10 series with scratch and win cards


Orange Jordan recently launched the latest devices from Huawei that include Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro. The launch of the new devices was announced during an event at Orange Jordan’s Flagship store in Abdoun, in the presence of Executives from both companies, VIP customers and media representatives.

Commenting on the occasion, Orange Jordan Deputy CEO/CFO Raslan Deiranieh said: “We are proud of the strategic partnership we have with Huawei, and as part of our five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020” that focuses on connecting people to all that matters to them, we are keen to be the first to launch the latest and most technologically advanced devices debuting globally and to bridge the digital divide between Jordan and the world.”

Orange Jordan’s Chief Consumer Sales Officer, Samer Haj expressed Orange Jordan’s pride in continuing its strategic partnership with Huawei, and said: “Through this successful partnership, we combine the latest products with cutting-edge technologies from Huawei with the best telecom services from Orange to bring to our customers an elevated and enhanced user experience. This step aligns with our company’s efforts to further enrich our innovative offers and bundles, in order to provide customers with all that is essential to them, from more simplified and personalized solutions and services to more value-added products and benefits.”

For his part, the Huawei’s Vice President Mutasim Shehadeh, stated: “The Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro support the first AI technology worldwide, along with the new version of the EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo,” adding that, “This technology resulted in a qualitative improvement of “intelligence” in view of the Huawei Mate 10 series, taking into account all details of modernity, luxury and flexibility.”

Besides showcasing the most salient specifications of the Huawei Mate 10 Series, Shehadeh further added that the new Huawei devices are powered by the first Kirin AI processor and the largest battery worldwide, along with state-of-the-art technologies in terms of safety, speed response, connectivity, photography, battery and screen.

The Huawei Mate 10 is already available at Orange Jordan’s shops, Smart Stores and the eShop, while the Huawei Mate 10 Pro will be available starting November 15th. Orange Jordan will be offering its customers the Huawei Mate 10 devices, special accessories and a chance to win a one-year mobile subscription.

ESKADENIA Software Announces its Continued Success with GIG – Jordan



After an acknowledged partnership in providing Insurance & Business Manager Systems to (GIG – Jordan), ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of software products & technologies is proud to announce its continued success with GIG – Jordan by deploying new eight software systems 4 months after project initiation.

GIG – Jordan reason behind choosing a new set of ESKADENIA’s Enterprise, Insurance and Mobile App solutions is to empower and facilitate GIG’s entire business operations including ESKA® CRM (Customer Relationship Management), ESKA® Docs (Document Management System), ESKA® IMS (Incident Management System), ESKA® Workflow, ESKA® HR & Payroll (Recruitments), ESKA® Business Manager (Investments) , ESKA® Insures (Approval & Notification system) and a Mobile App to be accessed by public and private users.

On the other hand, the core ESKA® Insures and ESKA® Business Manager Systems were furthermore upgraded to the latest versions.


إطلاق الموقع الالكتروني لشركة البوتاس العربية


قامت شركة ايكو تكنولوجي الأردن بإطلاق النسخة الجديدة من الموقع الالكتروني لشركة البوتاس العربية

وقد جاء تصميم الموقع برؤية وتصميم حديثين بهدف التعريف بالشركة ومنتجاتها. حيث تم تصميم الموقع بتقنية ال (Responsive) ليتوافق مع الأجهزة اللوحية والهواتف الذكية والتي تأتي مواكبة للتطورات التكنولوجية الحديثة في التصميم.ويحتوي الموقع على جميع المعلومات المتعلقة بالشركة بداية من سياسة الشركة وعملياتها وانتهاء بأحدث تقاريرها ونشاطاتها.

Orange Data Center, the only global Tier III certified center in Jordan



CEO of Orange Jordan Jérôme Hénique announced that Orange Jordan Data Center located in Marj Al Hamam has received the Tier III certification, for data center design worldwide. The Data Center was accredited by Uptime Institute in America, specialized in studying and evaluating global data centers, becoming the only data center in the Kingdom to obtain this global certificate.

The certification was announced during a press conference held under the patronage of Her Excellency Majed Shweikeh, the Minister of Information and Communications Technology and Public Sector Development and in the attendance of Secretary General, Nader Thneibat at the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit Sami Smeirat, Chief ITN & Wholesale Officer Waleed Al Doulat, Data Center Manager and Tier III Project Manager, Bahjat Al-Adwan and media representatives.

During the press conference, Hénique affirmed that Orange Jordan is proud of its advanced Data Center for receiving the prestigious Tier III certification, adding that Marj Al Hamam Data Center was established in 2013 to meet the needs of the company’s corporate and business customers and to offer them the latest state-of-the-art technologies. This falls in line with the company’s five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020”, through which it commits to supporting the digital development of business customers by providing the essential infrastructure.”

Hénique added that last year, the company launched an international Point of Presence (IP PoP) at Orange  Data Centers located in Marj Al Hamam and Hashem, with the aim of connecting more people to high-quality and reliable internet in the region, leveraging Orange Group’s expertise which will enable local and regional operators to conveniently access global IP services from Jordan rather than points such as Europe or the USA.

From his side, Orange Jordan’s Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit, Sami Smeirat affirmed that Orange Jordan is the only operator that provides a Tier III data center at the local level, he also pointed out that receiving this global accreditation among other centers in the region proves  that it is a versatile center, offering  customers the opportunity to design, implement and manage systems, networks and applications. The Data Center has contributed immensely to business advancement and has helped many strategic companies and banks in Jordan achieve stable growth.

Chief ITN & Wholesale Officer at Orange Jordan, Waleed Al Doulat said that obtaining this certificate has resulted in placing Jordan on the global map of Tier III countries, ranking the Kingdom in the 5th  place among Arab countries and in the 83rd  place globally. Orange Jordan is one of 923 companies to receive all-level TIER certificate, due to the multiple features it offers customers and at the highest standard.”

Orange Jordan Data Center – Marj Al Hamam won the prestigious EMEA Panduit Award this year, and was ranked number one in the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for its unmatched, world-class features.


Panin Dubai Syariah Bank opts ICS BANKS ISLAMIC to lead Innovation Across The Indonesian Market




ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that Panin Dubai Syariah Bank which is a long-standing major Indonesian bank, has officially selected the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS ISLAMIC to replace its existing legacy system. An international competitive bid was open where leading Islamic banking software solutions providers were shortlisted, ICSFS won the deal due to its complete integrated End-to-End and comprehensive suite of superior Islamic Banking applications in addition to its advanced upgraded technology services.

The Executive Director at ICSFS; Mr. Wael Malkawi said;
“Panin Dubai Syariah Bank marks a major milestone for ICSFS as its our first reference and breakthrough in the country, we are counting on this opportunity to operate Efficiently in this competitive emerging banking market by bringing in our latest products and superior services.” Malkawi added” we are keen to deliver excellent customer service through highly motivated teams and innovative banking technology and we are looking forward for a long-lasting partnership with Panin Dubai Syariah Bank.”

It’s worth mentioning that Panin Dubai Syariah Bank launched an international tender back in January 2017 and ICSFS has won over five major international vendors who participated in the RFP. This major milestone strengthens the presence of ICSFS in the South Asian Market.

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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