Mobilis granted permission to offer LTE in 14 provinces

29 Nov 2016

Algeria’s Regulatory Authority for Post and Telecommunications (Autorite de Regulation de la Poste et des Telecoms, ARPT) has granted its permission to cellco Algerie Telecom Mobile (Mobilis) to deploy 4G services in eleven additional wilayas (provinces) – El Oued, Biskra, Constantine, Bou Arreridj Bordj, Tlemcen, Sidi Bel Abbes, Boumerdes, Tizi Ouzou, Blida, Tipaza and Batna. The regulator disclosed that it made the decision (No.113/PC/ARPT/2016 of 21 November 2016) after Mobilis achieved its minimum coverage and quality of service (QoS) obligations in the wilayas of Algiers, Oran and Ouargla. The operator now offers LTE services in a total of 14 wilayas.