Umniah launches new internet service
Amman, February 6, 2012
Umniah has launched its Umniahlive.net service for the first time in Jordan, enabling subscribers to consolidate data and efficiently manage their emails and online activities, as well as access other services and free applications.
The free-of-charge services provide Umniah subscribers with value-added features that enable them to create email accounts that are linked to their personal mobile numbers, allowing them to efficiently exchange email addresses and consolidate contact information.
These services can be accessed both online and offline, offering subscribers an unparalleled and highly efficient experience, a statement from the telecommunications provider said.
With the new Umniahlive.net email, subscribers can organise their inboxes and access their Microsoft Office files via their internet browser, ensuring productivity during all hours of the day.
The service, which is password-protected, offers 25GB of online storage, allowing users to share files, upload and share videos and create, read and edit various documents, simply by dragging them from the desktop and dropping them onto the browser.
Moreover, it caters to subscribers’ current lifestyle trends and interests as it allows them to enjoy real-time video chat, the statement said.
The service is also integrated with social networking channels where users can connect with friends and follow up on activity updates via their computers and mobile handsets.
Umniahlive.net services, along with a number of Microsoft applications and internet services are provided by Umniah’s strategic partnership agreement with Microsoft Jordan. These services deliver cutting-edge and comprehensive messaging, collaboration and networking solutions that are accessible from any web browser, PC or browser-enabled mobile device.
Ihab Hinnawi, CEO, Umniah, said: “Today, Jordan’s internet usage rates stand at 40 per cent while social media engagement levels in the kingdom have reached 20 per cent.”
Maher Al-Khaiyat, commercial sector lead, Microsoft Jordan, said: 'The latest generation of Windows Live is great for handling and storing information. With Umniah’s co-branded Windows Live ID, end-users can receive easy access to all their emails, contacts, calendars, social networks and media content.” – TradeArabia News Service