Telecoms & IT

06-02-2011
Green Network Sierra Leone, a subsidiary of Libyan telecommunications firm LAP Green Network, will begin its commercial operations for the public in April, Sierra Leonean news site Awoko reported.
06-02-2011
The Libya Telecom & Technology Company (LTT) has announced that will launch a new service, called LibyaPhone Mobile, on 31 January.
16-01-2011
France-based cable supplier Nexans has been awarded a contract for 440km of fibre optic cable to be used in the Libya Silphium submarine cable, according to a press release from the company.
21-11-2010
China’s Huawei Marine and the Libyan International Telecom Company (LITC, a subsidiary of the Libyan Post,  Telecommunications and Information Technology Company) have signed an agreement for Huawei to lay a 420km submarine fibre-optic cable.
14-11-2010
Abu Dhabi-based mobile satellite telecommunications operator Thuraya has signed a commercial agreement to begin offering post-paid services in Libya, according to a company press release on 8 November.
14-11-2010
Pano Logic Middle East, the regional arm of the US-based cloud computing vendor Pano Logic, has signed a partnership deal with Libyan firm Altaqnya for Data and Communication to distribute Pano Logic’s products to local resellers.
14-11-2010
Hewlett Packard (HP) is finalising legal arrangements for its first Libyan office, the general manager for HP Africa’s imaging and printing group, Amr Hassan, told the Tripoli Post.
01-11-2010
Africa-focused Libyan investment company, LAP Green Networks, has purchased a $90m majority state in Chad’s Sotel (Société des Télécommunications du Tchad), a state-owned telecoms firm.
01-11-2010
The two Libyan mobile providers, Libyana and Al Madar, are set to list 30% stakes on the Libyan Stock Market (LSM) in early 2011, Reuters has reported.
24-10-2010
Africa-focused Libyan investment company LAP Green Networks says it plans to build a fibre-optic telecommunications network across Zambia.
05-08-2010
The telecommunications arm of the Libyan-African Investment Portfolio (LAP), LAP Green Networks, is understood to be interested in acquiring a majority stake in Serbia’s Telekom Srbija.
05-08-2010
Libya's General Telecommunications Authority (GTA) has not granted approval to either Turkcell (Turkey) or Etisalat (United Arab Emirates) bids for a fixed and mobile telecommunication license in Libya.
02-07-2010
LAP Green, the telecoms arm of the government-owned Libyan African Investment Portfolio (LAP), purchased a 75% controlling stake in Zambia Telecommunications (Zamtel) on 7 June.
11-02-2010
The Libya African Investment Portfolio (LAP) has purchased an 80% stake in the Sudanese telecommunications operator, Gemtel. The deal was signed by the LAP’s telecommunications arm, LAP Green Networks.