Palestinian minister seeks roaming solution for communication in Gaza

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GAZA — The Palestinian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ishaq Sider, stated that the ministry has received promises to open roaming on Egyptian networks for Palestinian communication SIM cards, Al-Mamlaka TV reported. اضافة اعلان

He noted that even if roaming is open on Egyptian networks, coverage may only reach the outskirts of Khan Yunis. He affirmed that the best solution is to restart the Palestinian networks with the necessary repairs and secure safe paths for the communication crews.

Seder also mentioned that the International Telecommunication Union informed them that there has been a slight progress regarding the entry of Thuraya mobile networks international institutions working in the sector.

He pointed out that work on this matter has been ongoing for more than 20 days with no progress on the ground. In case the devices enter, they will be used at specific points for international institutions.

Seder had stated earlier that communication and internet services would completely stop in the Gaza Strip on Thursday due to the depletion of fuel, contributing to deepening the humanitarian catastrophe. This situation would hinder citizens' ability to communicate with emergency, relief, and rescue services.

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