February 2018


Main reports: Palestinian cellular providers launched high-speed data services in the West Bank on 24 January 2018, after the Government of Israel lifted its long-lasting restrictions on the operation of local third- generation (3G) networks.

The Palestine Investment Fund and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education signed an agreement on 16 January 2018 to install solar power systems on the rooftops of 500 public schools in the West Bank.

The UNICEF Innovation Fund announced on 8 December 2017 an investment in RedCrow Intelligence, a Ramallah-based start- up specialising in data security and personal safety applications for individuals working in unstable areas.

Careem Inc., a Dubai-based ride-hailing company, is expanding its services to the Palestinian cities of Nablus and Gaza.