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China “Strategic Partner” in Libya’s Telecom Sector

By John Lee. A director of Libya’s General Authority of Communication and Informatics has reportedly said that Chinese companies are strategic partners to develop the telecommunications sector in Libya. According to a report from Xinhua, Adel Ehmedat also told a one-day workshop in Tripoli entitled “Postal Addressing: Necessity or Accessory” that companies such as companies […]

LPTIC meets with Telecoms Manufacturers

The Libya Herald reports that the Libyan Post and Telecommunications Information Technology Company (LPTIC) has held a series of meetings in Malta with representatives of major telecom and IT companies. LPTIC is the state-owned holding company controlling all its major telecoms companies such as Al-Madar mobile, Libyana mobile and internet service provider LTT. The company […]

Alwadi Wins Libyan Telecoms Contract

A small Libyan company has beaten international competition to win a LD 5 million ($4 million) contract from Libyana, reports Libya Herald. Alwadi Communications won a contract to install the infrastructure for high-speed internet and reliable mobile coverage to 57 hotels, government buildings and airports, ahead of Chinese telecoms giants ZTE and Huawei. Aimen Abuaisha, […]

Silphium Undersea Fiber Cable Launched

Silphium, the first wholly owned submarine cable system targeted at the Libyan telecommunications market, is now operational. The system owner, Libyan International Telecom Company (LITC), made the announcement in conjunction with its build partner, the Chinese company Huawei. Connecting Darnah in Libya with Chania in Greece, the 425-km undersea fiber-optic network is claimed to be […]

Huawei, Hatif Libya, Sign $5.2m Contract

The Libyan phone company Hatif Libya has signed a LD 6.5-million [$5.2-million] contract with Chinese telecoms company Huawei for a cable maintenance and expansion project link in Wahat region. According to Libya Herald, the project is for maintenance of the existing offshore underwater cable and the installation of a “next generation” digital cable between Ajdabiya […]