Chinese firms win in Libya

16 Sep 2008

The Chinese equipment manufacturers ZTE and Huawei Technologies have won contracts to expand the networks of state run mobile operator Libyana. A USD58 million deal will see the two vendors expanding the capacity of the existing network to 6.5 million lines. A second deal worth USD17 million will see Huawei install the first phase of a fibre network for Libyana in the capital Tripoli.

Libya, Huawei Technologies, Libyana, ZTE