Palestinian mobile firms offer 3G after Israeli ban ends

It's an old technology, but 3G is new to Palestinian carriers Jawwal and Wataniya because a previous Israeli ban had prevented the introduction of the mobile service.

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    Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have finally gained access to 3G mobile phone services, after Israel lifted a ban on the technology.

    But the infrastructure upgrade wasn't permitted in Gaza, where users are stuck with slower networks.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank.


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