Alcatel-Lucent to deploy Libyan fibre-optic backbone

12 Jul 2007

French equipment supplier Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by the Libyan Post Telecommunications & Information Technology Company to supply a nationwide fibre-optic backbone network, in a deal estimated to be worth EUR90 million (USD123.7 million). Under the deal, Alcatel-Lucent will roll out a 4,400km fibre-optic network linking all major cities and towns, to serve as the backbone network for Libya’s telecoms infrastructure.

Libya, Alcatel-Lucent