Jordan has an excellent telecommunications infrastructure with three mobile networks: ZAIN; ORANGE; and UMNIAH. All of them offer prepaid GSM cards, which you can easily obtain from their showrooms at the airport and throughout the country.
You will also find paid and free WIFI in most of the hotels, as well as internet cafés throughout the cities.
Besides Arabic newspapers, the Jordan Times is a daily English newspaper that can be found in all cities. Some hotels will also provide a wide variety of foreign newspapers and magazines.