GPTC orders cables for network expansion

18 Feb 2008

Libya’s General Post and Telecommunications Company (GPTC) has awarded a EUR35 million (USD51 million) contract to Prysmian Cables & Systems of Italy for the supply of a wide range of telecoms cables. The underground and aerial infrastructure will be used as part of GPTC’s national network expansion. Under an earlier contract, Prysmian delivered more than 6,000km of cables to Libya’s monopoly wireline operator. The financial terms of the deal were not released.