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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 […]

Zain Group Seeks Opportunities in Libya

The head of Kuwait-based telecommunications company Zain Group has said he continues to seek opportunities in Libya. In an interview with Arabic TV business channel CNBC Arabiya, CEO Scott Gegenheimer (pictured) said: “… we recently applied for the management contract for one of the mobile operators in Libya, though unfortunately the award process was suspended. […]

Kuwait’s Zain Eyes Libyan Growth

Zain, Kuwait’s biggest telecommunications provider, is planning to push ahead with plans to enter the Libyan market. Board member Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi (pictured) told Arabian Business: “We were targeting Libya and they stopped the process there but Libya is one of the countries we would like to be in.” Government-controlled Libyan Post Telecommunication and Information […]

Kuwait’s Zain Eyes Libyan Telco Market

Kuwaiti telecom operator Zain is keen on entering Libya’s market, the former monopoly’s chairman said on Sunday. Group chairman Asaad Ahmed al-Banwan (pictured) told reporters outside the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Sunday: “We have a study for Libya, we are considering the Libya market at the moment.“ Libya’s telecom sector is run as a […]