Tag Archives | Libyan International Telecom Company (LITC)

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 […]

Alcatel Lucent wins $58m Internet Deal

French telecommunications company Alcatel Lucent has reportedly been awarded a $58-million contract to install a high-speed underwater broadband cable between Benghazi and Tripoli. Libya Herald reports that the undersea cable will run from Tripoli to Benghazi with two additional onshore ‘terminals’ in Ajdabiya and Misrata, giving a broadband capacity of "up to ten terabytes" (sic). […]

Alcatel Wins LITC Switching Contract

Libya Herald reports that the Libyan International Telecommunications Company (LITC) has signed a contract with French manufacturer Alcatel for the installation of new switches for international calls to cover the Benghazi-Derna region. LITC -- a subsidiary of the Libyan Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC) -- is the main international wholesale provider for […]

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 […]