Telecoms & IT

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.
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.
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.
Africa-focused Libyan investment company LAP Green Networks says it plans to build a fibre-optic telecommunications network across Zambia.
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.
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.
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.
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.