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Jordan Telecom Group

Jordan Telecom Group

Company Overview
Jordan Telecom Group Jordan Telecom Group, sole integrated operator in the Kingdom, was first established in 1971, completely owned by the Jordanian government. In 1997 the company, which provides fixed line services, underwent privatisation and in 2000, France Telecom Group, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, acquired shares in the company, increasing its ownership until it became the majority shareholder (%51) in 2006. By the beginning of the millennium, Jordan Telecom Group was comprised of fixed line operator Jordan Telecom, mobile player MobileCom, internet services provider Wanadoo, and data and content company which comprises in year 2006 e-dimension. In 2006, the Group, influenced by its France Telecom Group, to integrate all four companies under one management structure with five business units (fixed, mobile, internet, content and wholesale services). In 2007, as part of France Telecom Group’s integrated operator strategy to deliver simple convergent products, Orange became the France Telecom Group’s single commercial brand for mobile, internet and TV offers in the majority of countries where the Group operates. Similarly, Orange Business Services became the brand name for France Telecom Group’s services offered to businesses worldwide. Following the footsteps of its strategic partner, Jordan Telecom Group adopted in 2007 Orange, the commercial brand name of France Telecom, for its fixed, mobile and internet services in a step aimed at providing the Jordanian market with the standardized world class services of the Orange brand. Through its voluntary arm, the Jordan Telecom Group Foundation, the Group is also highly involved in social responsibility by continuously reaching out to support the different humanitarian, social, education and cultural issues. The Group now serves more than 2.4 million customers with appropriate communication technologies, at affordable prices, and world-class service.