Libya mulls LTE concessions; no new 2G licences until telecoms laws are concluded

19 Apr 2013

According to the Libya Herald, the country’s minister of communications and information, Osama Siala, has indicated that the government is ‘exploring options to grant provisional 4G mobile communication licences’ to incumbent cellcos Libyana and Almadar Aljaded. However, he clarified that no new GSM licences will be awarded until long-awaited new telecoms regulations have been drafted.