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For more information on telecoms contacts, please see the following links:

Israel Cell Compare Website - Cell Providers

4.11 Palestine Additional Services Contact List


Telephone Services 

Is there an existing landline telephone network? 

Yes 

Does it allow international calls? 

Yes 

Number and Length of Downtime Periods (on average) 

No 

Mobile Phone Providers  

Israeli – PARTNER / CELLCOM 

Palestine  JAWWAL / OOREDOO 

Approximate Percentage of National Coverage 

100% (both providers) 

Telecommunications Regulations 

Regulations on Usage and Import 

 

Regulations in Place? 

Regulating Authority 

Satellite 

Yes (Thuraya, Iridium) 

Israel 

HF Radio 

No 

N/A 

UHF/VHF/HF Radio: Handheld, Base and Mobile 

VHF (Analogue) 

Israel 

UHF/VHF Repeaters 

VHF (Analogue) 

Israel 

GPS 

Yes 

Israel 

VSAT 

Yes 

Israel 

Individual Network Operator Licenses Required 

Yes 

Frequency Licenses Required 

Yes 

Existing Humanitarian Telecoms Systems 

Existing UN Telecommunication Systems 

 

WFP 

DSS 

VHF Frequencies 

 

DSS 

HF Frequencies 

 

 

Locations of Repeaters  

 

West Bank & Gaza 

VSAT 

WFP – Jerusalem 

 

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 

Internet Service Providers 

Are there ISPs available? 

Yes 

If yes, are they privately or government owned? 

Private 

Dial-up only? 

No 

Approximate Rates (local currency and USD - $) 

Dial-up 

 N/A 

Broadband 

500$/Month

Max Leasable ‘Dedicated’ Bandwidth 

100/100 MPPS 

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) 

Israel Cell Compare - Cell Providers 

 For information on MNOs please visit the GSM Association website