TITLE

Israeli Telecom Debuts Porn-Free 'Kosher Phone'

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/4/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a service launched by Bezeq Israel Telecom, that would block calls to porn and other "improper" destinations in a bid to attract ultra-Orthodox customers in Israel. Bezeq has been facing competition from the cable sector which has since intensified following the introduction of number portability, the ability to switch provider while retaining phone numbers. The service will initially be free and has been approved by Israel's leading rabbis.
ACCESSION #
36876044

 

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