Telecoms news from Libya
Kuwait based Zain has expressed an interest in bidding for the management contract to operate one of Libya's two mobile networks. ...more.
The Libyan government has put a halt to a process to award a management contract for its state-owned telecoms network, the Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Co (LIPTIC). ...more.
Libyan state owned telecoms network holding company, Lap Green Network has denied that it has been sold to the Irish telecoms investor, Denis O'Brien but did concede that talks had taken place under the previous government. ...more.
The Caribbean and Pacific mobile network operator, Digicel is reported to be making a bid to buy the mobile network assets owned by Libya based Lap Green Networks. ...more.
Tecore revealed today that is has been supplying the Libyan liberation effort with telecommunications equipment and the necessary training over the past few months. ...more.
The State of the Mobile Web Report from mobile web- browser developer, Opera showcases some of the most interesting changes in regions with fluctuating Opera Mini users. ...more.
The incumbent Libyan government has issued a warning that the use of an unauthorised satellite phone will result in the user being treated as if they are a spy working for the NATO military alliance. ...more.
Part of the Libyan state-owned mobile phone network has been commandeered by the rebels in the country and isolated to build their own phone network. ...more.
The emergency telecoms charity, Telecoms Sans Frontiers (TSF) says that it has deployed a team of workers on the border between Tunisia and Libya, at the Ras Jedir border post and in the transit camp of Choucha. ...more.
Thuraya Telecommunications has confirmed that its mobile satellite communication services have been subjected to intentional interference from within Libya over the past week. ...more.
Libya's two state-owned mobile networks, Al Madar and Libyana will be listed on the local stock exchange by the end of April, Libya's chairman of the privatisation and investment board said. ...more.
Libya's two state-owned mobile networks, al Madar and Libyana will each list 30 percent stakes on the local stock exchange early next year, ...more.
Plans by the Libyan government to sell small stakes in the two state-owned mobile phone networks could be increased to nearly 40%, ...more.
Vodafone says that it has signed a non-equity cooperation deal with Libyan state owned mobile network, Almadar Aljadid (Al-Madar) to offer Vodafone branded services in the North African country. ...more.
Ericsson has announced that it is to provide Al-Madar Al-Jadid, Libya's leading mobile operator with a convergent charging and billing solution. ...more.
The Libyan government has announced plans to sell small stakes in the country's two mobile phone networks as part of a wider plan to sell off state owned corporations. ...more.
In-flight mobile phone communications vendor, OnAir has announced that Libyan Airlines is to become one of the first African airlines to support mobile phone calls during flights. ...more.
Iraq has replaced Jordan as the Arab World's most competitive cellular market, according to a new study. The Arab Advisors Group devised its Cellular Competition Intensity Index in order to rate and properly assess the intensity level of competition in the Arab World's cellular markets. ...more.
In a brief statement to the Abu Dhabi stock exchange, Etisalat has confirmed that it has submitted a bid for Libya's third mobile phone license. ...more.
Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT), Libya's main and biggest Internet service provider (ISP) has launched a mobile WiMAX network - covering some 300,000 potential subscribers in eighteen cities. ...more.