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Mobily CIO: iPhone tethering coming this February

Mobily’s CIO (Chief information officer) Mr. Medhat Amer announced on twitter that Tethering is coming to the iPhone this month (February 2010). Tethering was introduced in iPhone OS 3.0 but iPhone OS 3.1 disabled the tethering trick. The only way to get tethering on the iPhone is either jailbreaking or waiting for an official update from Mobily. We will post ...

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It’s 2010… Already?!

A friend of mine sent me a link to the Saudi telecom STC new services site, which should offer a free application that can be installed on you mobile phone with a comprehensive directory of all the services. Unfortunately the service doesn’t support the iPhone. But what is truly interesting is that we are living in 2010. You just don’t ...

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Mobily has 1 million mobile broadband subscribers

Mobily has announced that they have 1 million mobile broadband (Mobily Connect) subscribers in Saudi Arabia. “History is about to repeat itself. In the late 1990s and the early 21st century, mobile phone subscriptions overtook fixed line subscriptions” said Mobily CEO, Khalid Omar Al Kaf. “Very soon, that same thing will happen with mobile data. Mobile data and wireless subscriptions ...

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Mobily’s iPhone 3GS is back in stock (Update: it’s available)

Update: Many people are reporting that the iPhone 3GS is finally being sold by Mobily. Update: Mobily continues to LIE to it’s customers, that’s the only conclusion. I have called them and specifically asked about a branch in Jeddah (Tahliah street), the employee told me they have it after he went away to “check”. I was told via twitter that ...

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iPhone 3GS out of stock in Saudi Arabia after 2 days

The iPhone 3GS has been sold out Just two days after the the phone’s release in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. Mobily claims that new stock will arrive after Eid (27th of November). People who reserved an iPhone 3GS will not be able to purchase it any time soon. Many readers have expressed their frustration to us using Twitter and Facebook. ...

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iPhone 3GS bundles for Mobily Raqi VIP customers only

The Apple iPhone 3GS is now officially available in Saudi Arabia and sold by Mobily. The iPhone 3GS is unlocked and available with 3 postpaid bundles (99, 299 and 399) and one prepaid bundle for each of the 3 models (iPhone 3G 8GB, iPhone 3GS 16GB and iPhone 3GS 32GB). However the iPhone 3GS 299 and 399 bundles are only ...

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iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia on November 7th

Mobily has sent an SMS message to everyone who ordered an iPhone 3GS using their website. The SMS message confirmed that the iPhone 3GS will be released tomorrow November 7th 2009. The SMS message said: “Mobily would like to let you know that the iPhone 3GS will be available starting tomorrow morning at all main Mobily branches and to take ...

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Mobily iPhone 3GS release date and price

Mobily should finally be releasing the iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia on Saturday November 7th 2009. We were told this information late Wednesday at 3 a.m but the web host had problems with our server and the site was down for the whole day. Apparently the iPhone 3GS will be sold initially to the people who ordered the phone using ...

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Mobily is now taking orders for the iPhone 3GS

Update: Mobily has fixed their iPhone page to correctly display iPhone 3GS. “The wait is over, and the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet is now available to pre-order exclusively from Mobily. Book your iPhone 3GS now to ensure being the first to recieve it on launch day.” Mobily’s iPhone page got updated today, now it doesn’t even mention the iPhone ...

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Mobily & Apple to launch iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia

Update: Mobily is now taking orders for the iPhone 3GS on their website. Mobily announced that they will be bring the iPhone 3GS to Saudi Arabia. Mobily made that announcement in an extremely short and vague press release that can be found on Zawya. The press release stated that Apple and Mobily has “reached an agreement”, did it take them ...

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