Tag Archives | Telecommunications and Information Technology Company (LPTIC)

LPTIC meets with Telecoms Manufacturers

The Libya Herald reports that the Libyan Post and Telecommunications Information Technology Company (LPTIC) has held a series of meetings in Malta with representatives of major telecom and IT companies. LPTIC is the state-owned holding company controlling all its major telecoms companies such as Al-Madar mobile, Libyana mobile and internet service provider LTT. The company […]

LPTIC Secures Key African Investments

The Libyan Post Telecommunications and Information Technology Company (LPTIC) has announced the strategic consolidation of several Libyan owned shareholdings in mobile and fixed-line network operating companies in sub-Saharan Africa. According to a statement from the company, this restructuring will enable LPTIC, which through its subsidiaries has over 15,000 employees, to safeguard and stabilise important African […]

Etisalat Academy Training Centre in Libya

Etisalat Academy, the largest single-source provider of training and development solutions in the Middle East, has signed an agreement with Libyan Post Telecommunications Information Company for the establishment of a training academy in Libya. The MoU was signed by Ali Al Sharid, the CEO of Etisalat Services Holding and Dr Faisel Gergab, the chairman of […]

Italian Firm Wins Broadband Contract

Libya Herald reports that the Libyan International Telecommunications Company (LITIC) has awarded a €2.9-million contract to help improve Libya’s international broadband connectivity. The contract was won by a joint venture between Milan-based technology company Sirti and the Libya Post, Telecommunications and Informational Technology Company (LPTIC), and is part of a project to increase Libya’s bandwidth […]

Mobile Operator Libyana to be Floated

Libya plans to list one of its two state-owned mobile phone operators on the stock exchange next year. Reuters reports that Libyana, with annual revenue in excess of $1 billion and a 70 percent market share, could be floated on the Tripoli stock exchange in the second quarter of 2014. The company is currently owned […]

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 […]

Libya "Halts Telco Tender"

The chief executive of Etisalat, Ahmad Julfar [Ahmad AbdulKarim Julfar] (pictured), has told reporters that Libya has put on hold a tender to manage the country’s monopoly telecoms operator, the state-owned Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Co. (LIPTIC). He said the United Arab Emirates-based company is keen on winning the contract to run LIPTIC, […]

LTT Denies Sabotaging Facebook

Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT) has denied that recent interruptions to the Facebook service were caused by LTT, or were in any way an attempt to control free speech. According to a report from Libya Herald, rumours quickly spread on Wednesday evening when the serice stopped working in large parts of Libya; Facebook is arguably […]