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Malta “Potential Libya Investment Base”

The chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Abdul Rahman Saif Al-Ghurair, has said that companies in Dubai are interested in using Malta as a base to invest in Libya. Libya Herald reports that, speaking after the signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry in Dubai, Mr […]

Libya to Offer Third Mobile Licence

Libya intends to award a third mobile licence within three to six months. Communications Minister Usama Siala told Bloomberg that the government is keen to decrease its hold on the telecom sector and “get the private sector more involved, whether local or foreign”. He added that negotiations are currently underway with the Ministry of Economy […]

Libya “Halts Telco Tender”

The chief executive of Etisalat, Ahmad Julfar [Ahmad AbdulKarim Julfar] (pictured), has told reporters that Libya has put on hold a tender to manage the country’s monopoly telecoms operator, the state-owned Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Co. (LIPTIC). He said the United Arab Emirates-based company is keen on winning the contract to run LIPTIC, […]

International telcos eye Libya opportunities

International firms are keen to enter Libya’s telecommunications sector, one of the major business opportunities created by last year’s uprisings in the Arab world. But they will only find out how they can do so after the war-torn country’s first free elections in June. Foreign investment in the sector is much needed after a fifth […]

Africa offers promise and peril to telcos

Poor infrastructure, fragmented markets and stiff competition mean Africa poses risks as well as potential rewards for telecom operators hunting for growth in countries like oil-rich Nigeria and post-revolution Libya and Tunisia. With new cheaper smartphones set to drive sales, a growing corporate market, and the fact that most in Africa will use mobile phones […]

Etisalat showcases its vision on the ‘Broadband for all’ TEDx Tripoli

Libyan Prime Minister Adurrahim Elkieb opened last week TEDx Tripoli, the first major conference to be held in Libya following the revolution, which attracted a passionate panel of business leaders, entrepreneurs and educationalists. Etisalat chairman Mohammed Omran attended opened today TEDx Tripoli which was held on February 13, accompanied by a high level delegation from […]