Umniah (Arabic: أمنية, meaning: a wish) is a mobile cellular telecommunication network in Jordan. It is the fourth GSM cellular phone service set up in Jordan.
The Umniah Logo with text
Umniah was granted the third GSM license in August 2004 issued by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to operate, manage and own a public digital cellular mobile network.
After six months since its launch, Umniah captured a market share of approximately 10%. By the end of the first quarter of 2006, Umniah's customer base reached over 500,000 subscribers within six months.
Since its launch in 2005, Umniah was able to expand the Jordanian mobile market penetration rate from 32% to over 60% at the same time capturing 24.61% market share. By the end of 2007 Umniah customer base reached over 1,000,000 subscribers.