Yemen International Telecommunications Co. – TeleYemen was formed in 1990 as a joint company owned by Yemen’s Public Telecommunication Corporation (PTC) and Cable and Wireless Plc. As the contract period has expired on December 31st 2003, PTC bought out all Cable & Wireless shares and signed management contract with France Telecom. to operate Teleyemen for five years from 1st January 2004 to 31st December 2008 and was extended for 2 years till 31st Dec 2010.
The new managements goals are to restructure TeleYemen, develop and enhance its businesses to go on line with the International Standards.
TeleYemen offers its customers a variety of services including, direct international telephone, Dawli prepaid calling cards, Internet, Inmarsat ,BGAN, VSat , leased circuits, and data transmission services.
TeleYemen signed two years renewal contract with France telecom.
Installing a new billing system CCBS.
Launching the Flag\ Falcon project.
The Flag/Falcon Project is astrategic project providing an additional International Gateway for International Traffic through the additional Falcon submarine Fiber Optic Cable.
Off-peak rates ( up to 25% of discount) are applied on Fridays & National Days' rates ( May22nd, Sep26th, Oct14th, Nov30th )
TeleYemen and Post Office relation You can pay your outstanding bills through Post Offices any where in the country , or by using the e-rail service, which is connected through the internet.
TeleYemen has launched My Best Numbers service, which offers 25% discount to your favorite numbers abroad.
TeleYemen signed a five years agreement with France Telecom to manage TeleYemen.
TeleYemen announced Significant IDD tariff reductions up to 50%.
TeleYemen prepaid internet cards “Easy Access” was introduced.
TeleYemen Call Center & IVR system was launched, it provides customers with online billing, service enquiries and complains.
New Ericsson International Switch Center (ISC3) was installed to replace the old Neax 61k. ISC3 was introduced to provide diversity and restoration for the international telephone traffic.
Arabsat E/Station was upgraded to Digital IDR E/S.
Dawli Prepaid Calling Card Service was introduced. The service allows the public to make international telephone calls from any telephone without the need to subscribe or pay monthly bills.
A new , second , International Telephone Exchange was opened to provide increased capacity and diversity for Yemen's International Telephone traffic.
Home Direct service inaugurated to 11 different countries
For the first time in Yemen, TeleYemen introduced the Internet service , called Ynet service .
A new mobile exchange was introduced in Mukaalla with two cell sites in Mukalla and Al-shehair.
A new cellular mobile exchange was introduced in Sana`a with considerable expansion of cell sites in Sana`a and Hodeidah. Also a new IDR Standard-A earth station was launched upgrading the old Standard-A to a fully digital system. The capacity of the international telephone exchange was also upgraded.
A new no-break power system was installed to replace the old one. Also a Card phone service was introduced in Aden. Also, the first Intelsat Indian Ocean Region Digital IDR E/S was launched.
A new cellular mobile system was introduced by TeleYemen to cover the cities of Aden, Sana`a and Taiz.
A new international telex exchange was installed to cope with the increase of telex customers and also to provide a Dial-Up telex service.
The new TeleYemen was formed (with more than 300 staff).