Tag Archives | Libyan Post Telecommunication and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC)

Libya, Uganda in Legal Row over Telecom Company

By John Lee. Africanews reports that the Libyan government has warned the Ugandan government over its move last month to repossess the Libyan government’s shares in Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL). Libya’s state-owned UCom had held 69-percent of the shares in UTL since 2010, with the Ugandan state owning the remaining 31 percent; the Libyan Post, […]

Ugandan Govt takes over Uganda Telecom

By John Lee. The government of Uganda has reportedly taken back the ownership of Uganda Telecom (UTL) with immediate effect, following what has been described as the “withdrawal” of Libya’s state-owned UCom, which held 69-percent of the shares in UTL. The Ugandan state owned the remaining 31 percent. According to NTV, Uganda’s Minister of Finance […]

LPTIC Chairman discusses UTL with Ugandan President

The Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC) has said that the company’s chairman held positive talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni over the future of Uganda-based telecoms operator UTL. Dr. Faisel Gergab said that discussions with the President focused on the transformation plan to turn the company around, significantly boosting the company’s […]

Telecom Italia to Upgrade Italy-Libya Data Cable

Sparkle, the international services arm of Telecom Italia Group (TIG), and the Libyan International Telecommunications Company (LITC), have announced the enhancement to 100 Gbps technology of the bilateral cable connecting Libya to Europe via Sicily. The upgrade is the result of an increasing demand of advanced services between Libya and Europe. The enhancement of the […]

LPTIC awarded Cote d’Ivoire mobile licence

By John Lee. The Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications in Cote d’Ivoire (Autorite de Regulation des Telecommunications de CI, ARTCI) has reportedly re-awarded a mobile operating licence to the Libyan Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Company (LPTIC). LPTIC-backed GreenN had its licence revoked in April this year, after concerns about poor quality of service and unpaid […]

LAP GreenN’s Fall from Grace was Utterly Avoidable

From Sami Redwan.  Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The telecoms provider LAP GreenN’s fall from grace has been nothing short of spectacular. Established in 2007 with a total investment capital of over US$1 billion, LAP GreenN is wholly owned by the […]

LPTIC Discusses Restructuring Plan for ORICEL

The Chairman of Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC), Dr. Faisel Gergab, has held a meeting with the Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology of the Republic of Ivory Coast Mr. Koné Bruno at the headquarters of the ministry in the Ivorian capital Abidjan. This meeting comes as part of a comprehensive […]