Libyan Post and Telecommunications Information Technology Company meets with world leading telecommunications manufacturers
The Libyan Post and Telecommunications Information Technology Company (“LPTIC”) has held a series of meetings with company representatives of major telecom and IT leaders such as Ericsson, Nokia, Alcatel Lucent, Motorola, Samsung, Huawei and ZTE in order to develop an integrated plan of action and timetable for the companies to return to Libya and resume their strategic projects within the country.
The meetings’ primary goal is to develop an integrated strategy for the maintenance and improved performance of Libya’s current ICT networks and infrastructure, as a large part has been impact due to the country’s security situation.
The meetings also discussed activating projects currently put on hold, including overcoming technical issues and logistical difficulties in order to begin the completion of such projects. The most important of these projects are the national telecommunication disaster recovery project, the upgrade of the existing mobile phone networks to LTE (4G) broadband internet service, the ICT academy, the FTTH (Fiber-to-the-home) project and the restructuring of Libya’s telecommunications sector.
In addition, the meetings also discussed methods of technology and knowledge transfer, building of local capacity and skills within the Libyan telecommunications sector.
The regular engagements with the international vendors comes as part of LPTIC’s strategic plan to ensure the participation of the most prestigious and leading companies in the ICT industry for the benefit of all Libyan citizens and to ensure their access to the latest modern technologies and services.
Issued in Al-Bayda.