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It’s Almost Over: Mobinil Egypt, Orange Jordan, Vodafone Qatar Enable FaceTime on iPhone 4

Egypt’s Mobinil, Jordan’s Orange and Vodafone Qatar all followed Vodafone Egypt’s lead and enabled FaceTime on their iPhone 4 units via Carrier Update. Here is a screen shot of the Carrier Settings files for these carriers taken by Mohammed Lubbad: As you can see, all these files have the AllowsVoIP key and it’s on, enabling FaceTime on iPhone 4 units ...

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Vodafone Egypt Restores FaceTime on iPhone 4

Vodafone Egypt has restored FaceTime services for iPhone 4 sold by the company (model numbers MC605AB and MC603AB). FaceTime was reactivated by a Carrier Update (version 10.1 for Vodafone Egypt). This change was first reported by iPhoneIslam then I saw twitter messages by @houssini and @SadekHM. It was then confirmed by Vodafone Egypt’s official twitter account: Mohammed Lubbad checked the ...

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FaceTime coming soon to the Middle East, at least to Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has announced via a Twitter message that FaceTime will return to the iPhone 4. The feature will return via an update through iTunes. It did not specify whether it will be a Carrier Setting file or as part of the next iOS update. We will soon find out if this fix will be exclusive to Qatar or the ...

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iPhone 4 released in Egypt a few hours ago

Vodafone Egypt and Mobinil has announced at a late time Wednesday that they will release the iPhone 4 at midnight. The iPhone 4 was officially released in Egypt a few hours ago. Prices: Mobinil: iPhone 4 16GB 4,660 EGP – iPhone 4 32GB 5,499 EGP. Vodafone Egypt: iPhone 4 16GB 4,660 EGP – iPhone 4 32GB 5,500 EGP. The iPhone ...

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iPhone 4 to be launched in Qatar today

Vodafone Qatar has announced that they will sell the iPhone 4 officially in Qatar starting today September 24th 2010 at 7pm. The iPhone 4 will be available at Vodafone retail stores at Landmark, Villaggio and City Center. Qatar will be the first Middle Eastern country to get the iPhone 4 and we will have actual confirmation wether FaceTime will be ...

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iPhone 4 launch date in Turkey and Philippines

More carriers worldwide has announced that they will release the iPhone 4 next week. And according to 9to5 Mac, the following countries were the latest to announce iPhone 4 launch dates: • Philippines on 26th of September from Globe Telecoms • Turkey on the 24th of September from Turkcell and Vodafone Turkey Of these companies only TurkCell is selling an ...

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iPhone 4 in Qatar soon

Vodafone Qatar followed their Egyptian counterpart and announced that the iPhone 4 will be available soon. It has been announced on Twitter:

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iPhone 4 in Egypt soon from Mobinil and Vodafone

The official iPhone 4 launch in the Middle East is imminent. UAE’s Etisalat already announced the release date, Mobily hinted the release in Saudi Arabia and the 2 official iPhone carriers in Egypt are getting ready. 4 days ago Vodafone Egypt teased their Twitter followers about the imminent iPhone 4 launch. Customers can register for more information on Vodafone’s site. ...

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Qatar finally gets the iPhone

Vodafone has released the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in Qatar last Friday, December 11th, 2009. Qatar, Egypt and Jordan were the first Arabic speaking countries to announce an iPhone deal back in 2008 however it took Vodafone over a year to finally release the iPhone there. Vodafone started their operation in Qatar on the first of March 2009. Prices ...

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iPhone 3G released in Egypt, without Arabic, disabled GPS and no Egypt App Store

The iPhone 3G is now available in Egypt. It is sold by Vodafone and mobinil. The iPhone 3G will cost the same from both carriers: 3800 EGP (2,615 SR/$698) for the 8GB model and 4450 EGP (3,065 SR/$817) for the 16GB model. And there is no subsidized price! There are a few problems with this release: Banned GPS GPS is ...

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