Tag Archives | Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT)

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 […]

LTT denies Cutting Internet Services

Libya Herald reports that the state-owned Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT) has denied rumours that it had intentionally cut internet services or blocked social networking sites. The company has said that the rumours were false and that the disruption was caused by power cuts around the country. Despite having generators, the company was unable to […]

LTT Blocks Pornographic Websites

Libya Telecom and Technology (LTT) has blocked nearly a million pornographic websites from being viewed in Libya. According to a report from Libya Herald, the move follows a directive from the government criminalising the distribution and display to the general public of material deemed offensive. Responding to the government’s insistence that its directive must not […]

LTT Denies Sabotaging Facebook

Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT) has denied that recent interruptions to the Facebook service were caused by LTT, or were in any way an attempt to control free speech. According to a report from Libya Herald, rumours quickly spread on Wednesday evening when the serice stopped working in large parts of Libya; Facebook is arguably […]

Libya to License Private ISPs

The government of Libya has indicated that it would issue license local private sector companies to offer internet access across the country for the first time. Afriquejet cites a report from Pyramid Research as saying that several organisations had been awarded concessions to provide local internet access, including IT services company Al Falak, Bayt Al […]