Knesset approves haredi party's anti-discrimination bill

Bill to end cell phone discrimination passes preliminary reading.Haim Lev, 1/3/2018, 3:07 PM

An end to discrimination against 'kosher phone' users?

New bill aims to force cell phone companies to call, not text, before raising prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 1:47 PM

Five-year-old smuggles phones to terrorist father

Kindergarten-age son visits his terrorist father, hides cell phones, SIM cards, in underwear.Ido Ben Porat, 11/8/2017, 3:17 PM

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

New chip prevents cellphone hackers from attacking phone systems. Researcher says 'there's no way for a phone to detect it's under attack.'Uzi Baruch, 9/28/2017, 11:04 AM

'Verizon is blatantly cheating Americans visiting Israel'

Assemblyman Dov Hikind calls on state AG to investigate company over bait-and-switch scheme, says Verizon systematically cheating customers.David Rosenberg, 7/6/2017, 8:30 PM

Ghattas: I don't apologize

Former MK forced to resign after he tried to smuggle cell phones to terrorists in Israeli prison remains unapologetic over his actions.Yoni Kempinski, 6/27/2017, 1:23 PM

Stolen cell phones to be blocked even with different SIM card

Israel police and Communications Ministry to allow mobile companies to block stolen phones from use even if the thief switches the SIM card.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2017, 5:06 PM

Electra to buy Golan Telecom

Electra takes loans to buy Golan Telecom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 11:35 AM

Man who passed cell phones to MK Ghattas arrested

Ghattas smuggled the phones he had received to Hamas prisoners in jail.Tal Polon, 12/27/2016, 7:59 AM

Bill to prevent harassment by advertisers advances

Bill to ban advertisers from repeatedly sending messages and calls to recipients' phones passes Ministerial Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 8:27 PM

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

In gathering, head of Vizhnitzer dynasty calls upon followers to give up cell phones - even Kosher ones - and speak in Yiddish.Michal Levy, 10/25/2016, 11:40 AM

'If the groom has a smart phone, cancel the wedding'

Paper publishes ruling by Rabbi Kanievsky, advising bride-to-be to cancel wedding with young man over non-kosher cell phone.Haim Lev, 9/13/2016, 1:28 PM

Cellcom purchases Golan Telecom for $300 million

Three months after putting itself on the market, the low-cost telecommunications company will be merged into major Cellcom.Cynthia Blank, 11/5/2015, 9:28 AM

Israel 'Falls Back' to Standard Time Tonight

Israelis to gain back an hour of sleep, after clock changes from 2:00 am to 1:00 am Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 10/25/2014, 8:23 PM

Chief Rabbi: Cell Phones Inhibit Torah Study

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef attacks religious judges and teachers who use cell phones with unfiltered internet access.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2014, 11:25 AM

Confusion as Cell Phones Switch to Winter Time

Many devices switch to winter clock despite decision to postpone time change this year.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2013, 9:17 AM

No More 3 Hour Wait for Cell Number Switching

The Communications Ministry approved rules to require cell companies to immediately move phone numbers to their new cellphone company.David Lev, 6/19/2012, 2:45 AM

OECD: How Israel Compares on Taxes, Cell Phones

The OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2011, 2:45 PM

Cell Phone Firm Turns Back ’Turning Point 5’ Emergency SMS

The Orange phone system has barred Home Front Command SMS messages during this week’s national drill because of fears of damage to the phones. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/20/2011, 9:33 AM

Terrorists in 'Country Club Prisons' Use Internet, Facebook

Hamas and Fatah terrorists are able to freely use the internet, thanks to the smartphones they smuggle into their cells, a report in Ma'ariv says.David Lev, 6/15/2011, 11:50 AM

Millions of Cellcom Phone Lines Down for Hours

A fault in Cellcom's core program caused millions of clients to lose the ability to call and receive calls or text messages since early afternoon. Gil Ronen, 12/1/2010, 6:21 PM

Israeli Startup Creates Cell Phone Radiation Shield

An Israeli startup has created a product that although small in physical size, may produce a big impact on the general market.Chana Ya'ar, 10/28/2010, 8:26 AM

Dial-a-Deal Calls Steal Air Time Charges for Terror

PA terrorists have figured out a new way to make a living – by stealing air time charges through prank calls to unwary Israelis.Hana Levi Julian and Paz Itzhaki-Weinberger, 7/24/2010, 10:39 PM

Suit Against Cell Companies Over Radiation

Four Israelis are suing Cellcom and three other local cell phone companies in a Central District court over radiation concerns.Hana Levi Julian, 5/27/2010, 9:38 PM

Cell Providers May Cut Rates

The Communications Ministry is considering forcing mobile phone providers to cut connection rates.Maayana Miskin, 5/6/2010, 9:49 PM

Indian Security Service Blocks 25 Million Cell Phone Users

Indian security services have decided cellular phones lacking a special code will be blocked from use. Millions are affected.Malkah Fleisher, 12/2/2009, 10:58 AM

Businessman: Biggest Deal in Israel's History Shows 'Anyone Can'

Israeli businessman Ilan Ben Dov completed the largest purchase ever in Israel. Ben Dov bought control of 'Partner,' operator of 'Orange.'Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2009, 6:42 AM