Jawwal

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Jawwal
Type Public Shareholding Co. Ltd
Industry Telecomunications
Founded 1999
Headquarters

Palestine

Ramallah, Palestine
Area served Palestine
Key people Ammar Aker Ma'en Melhem
Products GSM, GPRS, EDGE, SMS, MMS, ISP
Employees 900
Parent Paltel Group
Subsidiaries Paltel fixed line, Hadara, PalMedia, Reach[disambiguation needed], Hulul
Website http://www.jawwal.ps

Jawwal or Palestine Cellular Communications company[1] (Arabic: شركة الاتصالات الخلوية الفلسطينية –جوال ‎) is the first Telecom company in Palestine, employing almost 887 people.[2] Jawwal was established in 1999 [3] As the leading mobile operator, Jawwal has succeeded in the Palestinian market by reaching more than 2.45 million[4] subscribers in 2012. Since its launch, Jawwal is represented in its market share of 81.5% [5] of the Palestinian market. In 2004, it also obtained the “Environmental Quality Management” certificate ISO14001.[6] In addition, Jawwal offers international roaming services with more than 391 operators in over 160 countries and has coverage up to 98% of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.[citation needed]

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