TeleYemen has been the sole licensed provider for the international telecommunication services since 1972 (Yemen International Gateway). It was established as a subsidiary of the British Cable & Wireless Company (C & W) until 1989. The Public Telecom Corporation (PTC) became a partner with 49% of the total shares and the name of the company changed into TeleYemen accordingly. In 2004 TeleYemen became 100% state-owned entity: 75% owned by Public Telecommunication Corporation and 25% owned by Yemen Post and Postal Savings Corporation.
TeleYemen launched the YahClick service, YehClick is a satellite broadband
internet service covers both rural and urban areas with speed reaches up to 15 Mbps.
TeleYemen launched a new reduction in international calls, customers can make their
international calls at YR 1.5 per second to any country, any time and from any telephone.
PTC signed a renewal agreement with France Telecom to continue managing
TeleYemen business for another two years.
Introduced a new billing system called CCBS.
TeleYemen signed an agreement with Falcom to install two landing stations
for Flag optical fiber submarine cable in Hodeidah and Ghaidah and provide
TeleYemen with 10gbps capacity on the same cable on an IRU basis.
TeleYemen and Post Office business relation, customers can pay their outstanding bills through Post Offices anywhere in the country , or by using the e-rail service, which is connected through the internet.
Public Telecommunication Corporation (PTC) as the owner of TeleYemen signed
an agreement with France Telecom to manage TeleYemen business for five years.
TeleYemen announced significant IDD tariff reductions reaches up to 50%.
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.
And TeleYemen Call Center & IVR system was launched, it provides customers with online billing,
service enquiries and complains.
Arabsat Earth 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 introduced
to increase the capacity and diversity of Yemen's International Telephone traffic.
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.
TeleYemen was founded (with more than 300 staff).