Houthis reached an agreement with Internet Service Provider two days after their strike

Sana'a (Debriefer)
2019-12-26 | Since 1 Month

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The senior leader of the Houthi group (Ansar Allah) and member of the group's political council, Mohamed Ali Al Houthi direcred on Wednesday, to re-work the previous tariff for the Internet within two weeks, in addition to responding devices that were confiscated from Internet Service Provider.

The Internet Service Provider in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, had announced a comprehensive strike on Sunday and Monday, in protest against the decision of the Ministry of Communications in the Houthi group’s (Ansar Allah) Salvation Government to raise the value of the Internet tariff, and its confiscation of the Internet Service Providers’ devices.

Al-Houthi directed the formation of "a committee of officials from the Ministry of Communications, the public corporation, and network representatives to go to the field to the communication centers and stores for examination and evaluation," according to the Houthi-run Yemeni News Agency "Saba" .

Al-Houthi stressed the return of the confiscated Wi-Fi devices for internet distribution, and that the devices that need to be used are only used through the channels authorized by the Ministry of Communications.

In a related context, and against the background of the issue of the confiscation of Wi-Fi devices for The Internet Service Provider , local sources in Sana'a said that the head of the Internet Networks Syndicate, Ahmed Al-Alimi, and the Secretary-General of the Syndicate, Ali Al-Badawi, were arrested yesterday, Tuesday, after a meeting with Muhammad Ali Al-Houthi.

Debriefer was unable to confirm the truth about the arrest of Al-Alimi and Al-Badawi, and the Houthi group (Ansar Allah) did not comment on the matter by denial or confirmation.

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