GDS is Lebanon’s leading and most trusted provider of data communications. Established as a private wireless data operator at the nation level, under Decree 9288, dated October 5, 1996, GDS began full-fledged operations 1997.

GDS offers a spectrum of protocol-independent data telecommunication services, which are supported by a state-of-the-art network platform, a highly skilled and seasoned team of engineers and technicians, and a dedicated Customer Service Center. Today, GDS boasts extensive, near-perfect coverage across the country’s uneven and challenging terrain: From Kobayat in the north to Mayss el-Jabal in the extreme south.


Committed to the pursuit of excellence, GDS aims to maintain its market leadership status and continue driving innovation by setting new benchmarks in the integrated telecommunications business through constantly developing quality of service, improving global coverage, pioneering technology and expertise, enhancing financial capacities, building enduring partnerships with customers, and forging trustworthy alliances.


GDS puts in place evolving strategies that maintain sustainable and predictable growth, a competitive edge, market leadership, value-added and superior services, stakeholder interests, and employee welfare.


An ideal company can only be built upon unwavering and unchanging core values that guide all its decisions and actions. The following are the strongly held beliefs of GDS:

  • Innovation: Introducing cutting-edge technologies before anyone else;
  • Performance: Guaranteeing perfect coverage across the nation in any terrain;
  • Service: Delivering beyond the promise;
  • Alliance: Forging trustworthy partnerships to ensure growth and success;
  • Pride: Providing first-class services and instilling customer confidence;
  • Results: Developing, expanding, and succeeding;
  • Stakeholders: Ensuring the continuous and stable distribution of profits to shareholders; and
  • Employees: Providing an environment conducive to professional and personal growth.