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Company Name

Palestine Cellular Communications Co.,Ltd

Ownership Type




3G UMTS Frequency Bands

Company Overview

Palestine Cellular Communications Company trading as Jawwal (جوال), is a moble carrier operating in the Palestinian Territories/State of Palestine. The company was the region's first mobile carrier beginning operations in 1999, and is by a significant margin the areas largest with a market share of over 80%. The company is a subsidiary of Palestinian Telecommunication (Paltel).

The company operates 2G GSM services over 900 MHz, providing EDGE/GPRS data, and claiming 98% coverage of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Interim peace accords stipulate that Israel has final say regarding spectrum assignments, with an agreement reached in November 2015 regarding the provision of 10 MHz paired spectrum in the 2100 MHz band for Palestinian 3G services. Jawwal is reported to have activated 3G UMTS over the B1 (2100 MHz) band in mid-January 2018.