Algeria

Mobilis named universal service provider for 750 locations
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Algeria, Tunisia ending roaming surcharges, looking at satellite/fibre partnerships
Algerie Telecom investing at least USD1.74bn this year
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Algerie Telecom launching consumer satellite broadband in September
Mobilis LTE reaches another ten provinces
Mobilis tests 5G in Oran with Huawei
Algerian regulator updates its name
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Court tells Algerie Telecom to reinstate low-cost fixed LTE package
Algerie Telecom legally required to unbundle local loop
Ooredoo Algeria permitted to cover all provinces with 4G
Minister promises two new international links ‘this year’
Algerie Telecom Satellite prepares triple-play service
Algerie Telecom announces major FTTH deployment
Minister rules out privatisation for Algerie Telecom, Mobilis
Algerie Telecom’s fibre backbone to surpass 80,000km this year
Algeria launches first telecoms satellite
Algerie Telecom, ZTE ink fibre-optic deal
Djezzy to invest USD878m in five years
AT, Huawei to deploy fibre-optic network to one million users
Algerian government renews Djezzy’s mobile licence
Algerian ICT minister announces restructuring of AT, Mobilis and ATS
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
ARPT grants permission to Ooredoo to launch LTE in 27 new provinces
Algerian government adopts new telecoms bill, report says
Ooredoo Algeria, Nokia achieve 1.2Tbps in fibre-optic trials
Mobilis granted permission to offer LTE in 14 provinces
Djezzy launches LTE in 13 additional provinces
Algerian government to debate new telecoms bill
Algerian cellcos launch 4G LTE services
Algerian cellcos to receive final 4G concessions in two weeks
Djezzy to launch LTE services in 4Q16
Djezzy, Mobilis request renewal of GSM licences
Ooredoo Algeria announces ‘pre-commercial’ 4G launch
Djezzy extends 3G footprint to 41 provinces; aims for full coverage by year-end
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
New ISP Comtal aiming to enter Algerian market
ARPT awards LTE concessions to all applicants
Algerie Telecom reveals restructuring plan
All three Algerian 4G applicants accepted
AT mulling bond issue to fund network upgrade
Ooredoo Group subscribers up 9% to 117m in 2015
Djezzy authorised to offer 3G in all provinces
Vodafone still interested in Mobilis
Three Algerian telcos qualify as universal service providers
ARPT invites bids for 4G auction
ARPT to launch 4G tender on 7 January
Algeria still mulling bourse listing of Mobilis
ARPT approves operators’ interconnection offers for 2015-16
ARPT to accelerate 3G deployments
Algeria’s ICT ministry to draft new telecoms law by the end of 2015
AT installs three WiMAX sites in Ain Temouchent
Algerie Telecom selects ZTE for LTE project
Algerie Telecom to offer nationwide fibre coverage by end-2015
GTH sells Djezzy stake for USD2.6bn
ARPT authorises Mobilis, Ooredoo to launch 3G in additional provinces
Minister signals mobile LTE launch in H2; Algerie Telecom expanding fixed LTE in H1
Algerie Telecom in spat with its own Mobilis unit over fibre rollout
Algerie Telecom has 250 LTE-enabled sites in operation
Ooredoo Algeria signs up 3.5m 3G customers in first year
Derdouri: ‘The opening of the capital of Algerie Telecom is not the best solution’
Mobilis launches 3G services in six additional provinces
Ooredoo, Alca-Lu to deploy 400G backbone network in Algeria
No ‘concrete’ offer from Orange for Mobilis stake; Vodafone also interested in entering Algerian market
Orange Group’s ambitions to enter Algerian market crushed
Algerie Telecom chooses Ericsson for broadband network upgrade
New penalty system for Algerian telcos under 2015 Financial Act
Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade Djezzy's network with microwave solution
Algerie Telecom deploys 300km of fibre in Bechar; Mobilis to install 44 BTS in the area
Djezzy authorised to launch 3G in four additional provinces
Mobilis to launch 3G in 16 wilayas from December
Algerie Telecom secures approval for VSAT services
Algeria considering opening fixed telephony market to competition
Algerie Telecom launches fixed LTE for residential users
Djezzy secures USD1bn loan from ‘large national bank’
Sale of 51% in Djezzy approved by GTH shareholders
Djezzy sale price deemed 'fair' ahead of shareholder vote
Algerie Telecom to deploy 20,000km of fibre by end-2015
Nokia Networks upgrades Algerie Telecom’s network to IP/MPLS
Djezzy signs up 60,000 3G subscribers in two weeks
Mobilis said to be planning 4G deployment
ARPT introduces 'single number plan' for 3G services
Djezzy GSM launches commercial 3G services
ARPT adopts new definition for active pre-paid subscribers
Djezzy GSM to launch 3G during Ramadan
Nokia and ZTE confirm roles in Algerie Telecom’s LTE network deployment
Algerie Telecom’s fibre deployment off-track
Djezzy to be listed on the Algerian Stock Exchange
Algerie Telecom launches LTE for business subscribers
Wataniya reports 1.8% increase in net profit for 1Q14
Algerian government acquires 51% stake in Djezzy
Consumer association logs complaint against Algerie Telecom
Algeria to launch fixed LTE in May 2014; mobile 4G in 2015
Ooredoo extends 3G coverage to 70% of Algerian population
Ooredoo Algeria receives permission to deploy 3G in additional provinces
Mobilis and Djezzy to sign network sharing agreement
Algerian government to amend AT’s licence to incorporate WiLL
Wataniya reports 45.9% surge in profit in 4Q13
Monaco Telecom finalises sale of Algerian unit Divona
Mobilis launches 3G in nine 'optional' provinces
Algerie Telecom choses Telnet for outdoor Wi-Fi network
ARPT publishes terms and conditions for 3G deployment in optional provinces
Algerie Telecom to invest USD5.5m in infrastructure upgrade project in Tamanrasset
Mobilis suspends marketing of 3G services in selected provinces
Ooredoo Algeria begins offering commercial 3G services
Ooredoo Algeria expects 2m subscribers to migrate to 3G
Ooredoo Algeria gearing up for 2014 IPO
Government publishes 3G coverage obligations; bans transferability of 3G licences
Algeria awards final 3G licences
Algerian 3G launch delayed until ‘late December 2013’; fixed LTE likely in Jan-14
Ooredoo Algeria to launch 3G services on 1 December; unveils its 3G subscription plans
EEPAD re-launches ISP services
Cellcos may block VoIP services following 3G launch; Mobily, Tubprofil sign towers deal
Algerie Telecom to increase ADSL speeds; national telecoms infrastructure upgraded
ARPT orders cellcos to stop advertising 3G networks ahead of launch
Djezzy receives permission to purchase 3G equipment
Algeria still in discussions with Vimpelcom for Djezzy
Nedjma to rebrand to Ooredoo
Wataniya reports 3.4% drop in revenue to KWD184.5m
Zain plans to expand in North Africa
Nedjma chooses ten provinces for exclusive 3G coverage
Djezzy’s 3G licence award threatened
Algeria awards provisional 3G licences to all three bidders
CWC sells its stake in Divona to SLC
Mobilis reports record results for 3Q13
Algeria’s telecoms law amendment bill withdrawn from parliament
Algerian government to sell its stake in Mobilis
Mobilis, Nedjma, Djezzy approved for 3G auction
Djezzy GSM reports 2.6% growth in revenues to DZD36.7bn
Nedjma to take part in Algeria’s 3G licence auction
Algeria launches 3G licences auction
3G set to arrive in Algeria in ‘late November’
Wataniya’s net profit up by almost 20% to KWD22.9m
Algeria’s ICTA to manage fibre-optic networks
Djezzy overstates its customer database by 1.4m due to glitch
Cevital to exercise right of first refusal in Djezzy sale
Algerie Telecom to launch fixed mode 4G LTE by end-2013
Vimpelcom and Algerian govt halt talks for Djezzy
Algeria to seek new valuation for Djezzy
Mobilis secures 3G equipment from Huawei; licences available in two weeks?
Government lifts sanctions on Djezzy GSM following ownership transfer
GTH finalises Med Cable purchase
FT-Orange determined to enter additional African countries
Algiers, Vimpelcom form new company to operate Djezzy
Algeria set for 3G licensing and service launch by end-March 2013
Mobilis invests USD300m in first nine months of 2012
Algerian ISPs angry at lack of support from larger operators
Sawiris lodges USD5 billion claim in Djezzy case while Vimpelcom still confident of positive outcome
Q3 sales up 2.3% at Djezzy as customer base continues to grow
Comms minister proposes fibre management JV
Ministry still considering 3G options in Algeria
Djezzy talks continuing, Algeria says
ISPs call on government to liberalise broadband sector
Mobilis to spend USD1.7 billion in quest for 45% market share
Qtel offers to take 100% of Wataniya in deal valued at USD1.9bn
Huawei and ZTE barred from state telecoms contracts in Algeria for two years
Orascom CEO sees successful end to Algerian legal case this year
Orascom fails with Algeria appeal against USD1.3bn fine
Djezzy sees 7% increase in sales in Q1 2012
Algiers values Djezzy at USD6.5 billion
Vimpelcom confirms Orascom arbitration against Algiers
Vimpelcom still negotiating with Algeria over Djezzy sale
Vimpelcom’s Algerian unit Djezzy hit with USD1.3bn fine
Djezzy valuation completed; government and Vimpelcom now in talks
Government close to finalising valuation of Djezzy stake
Algerie Telecom expands Eutelsat use
Algiers to acquire 51% stake in Djezzy?
Vimpelcom signs MoU over sale of OTA
Algerie Telecom makes Djibouti call
Govt resumes Djezzy talks with Vimpelcom
Risky business as Vimpelcom extends Djezzy pact with Sawiris
ARPT invites 3G licence bids; winner to be unveiled in October
Long-awaited 3G tender document to be unveiled in September
Algiers attempt to value Djezzy derailed by disclosure row
Algerie Telecom reconnects 3,700 fixed lines in Oran; broadband offered as an incentive
ARPT withdraws 34 ISP licences for non-payment
Algerie Telecom to roll out 228km of fibre in Tebessa
Government to table Djezzy bid by mid-2011; Telenor attempts to block Vimpelcom approach
Algerian government will only negotiate Djezzy deal with Orascom; Vimpelcom left out in the cold
Telenor to put the brakes on Vimpelcom/Orascom deal?
Vimpelcom puts USD7.8 billion price tag on Djezzy; Algerian government has other ideas
Algeria government to tender 4G licence in 2011
Orascom to open talks on Algeria mobile unit
Algeria against sale of Djezzy to MTN
Orascom makes USD113 million tax payment to Algerian authorities
Algerie Telecom launches IPTV service SAFIR
Qtel looks at Iraq, Algeria expansion; ‘gives up’ on Africa
Vivendi eyeing Algerian operator
Algerie Telecom to invest USD6bn over next five years
Algerie Telecom sale off
Buyer found for Lacom
Algeria Telecom forms VoIP partnership with Iristel
Walk [away] like an Egyptian
Orascom upgrades with NSN
Algerie Telecom privatisation on hold for two to three years
FT considers entering Algerian market this year
Icosnet launches WiMAX
Unregistered SIMs deactivated to counter terrorist threat
Algeria announces tender for 3G licences
Algerie Telecom slashes price of internet services
Aperto wins WiMAX deal in Algeria
ADSL tariffs slashed by 50%
Algeria to press ahead with plans for 3G tender
Competition dispute ‘over’
Algerie Telecom privatisation back on track?
GTI and Algerie Telecom launch WiMAX
Minister gives Lacom a boost
Etisalat interested in Algerie Telecom stake
Algeria to introduce ten-digit numbering system
Algerian PTO signals FTTH rollout, announces triple-play launch
Mobile subscriptions pass 26 million
Lacom deal draws closer
Ericsson wins Algerian deal
Lacom sale talks already under way
mobilis launches BlackBerry
PT expresses interest in Algerie Telecom privatisation, paper says
Regulator accepts no blame for Lacom plight
Lacom looks for an exit as PT mulls entry
Etisalat focusing on Qatar and Algeria bids
OTA selects Redline for GSM backhaul expansion
Wataniya goes with Ericsson
Wataniya launches ClearMode web services
EV-DO launched
Siemens wins in Algeria
WiMAX at Algérie Télécom
45 interested in Algérie Télécom
MTC joins Algérie Télécom suitors
Nedjma reaches three million milestone
Algeria interests Etisalat
Vodacom reveals targets
Algérie Télécom: bond issue likely
Algérie Télécom sees USD4bn spend
Algérie Télécom eyes expansion
Mobilis launches unlimited option
Africa’s first GSM-R network
Push e-mail at Nedjma
FT unit to supply mobile satellite services to Thuraya in Algeria
Mobilis extends turnkey service agreement
Egyptian-run SNO to launch this week
Orascom moves to improve voice quality
Algerian cellular market exceeds expectations
Algeria Telecom hands out next-generation contract
Nedjma storms past subscriber targets
Wataniya confirms USD490 million investment in Algeria
Wataniya reports growth in Algeria and Iraq
Algeria’s Nedjma heading for a million users
KT embarks on North African broadband adventure
Algeria sees cybercafé culture boom
Orascom solves snags in Djezzy and Tunisiana acquisitions
WMCSAT links up with French partner
Orascom earmarks USD300 million for Algeria
ZTE wins major Algerian GSM contract
Orascom ups ownership
Egyptian consortium wins Algerian fixed line licence
Orascom ups stakes
ZTE wins Algerie Telecom WiLL deal
Télécom and Huawei tie up 3G and WiLL deals
Third mobile network gets under way
Orascom reaches landmark
GIC to take 20% stake in Wataniya’s Algerian start up
Government approves third GSM licensee