TeleGeography Logo

Al Madar switches on 5G services

31 Oct 2019

Libyan cellular operator Almadar Aljaded (Al Madar), the country’s second largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, has announced the launch of 5G services following successful testing of a trial network capable of speeds up to 1.5Gbps. The company has said the service will initially be available in the country’s main cities by 2020, before eventually being rolled out nationwide. Al Madar has also extended its LTE-A ‘4G+’ service, first launched in January 2018, to the cities of Qaminis, Kufra and Marj in recent weeks.

GlobalComms Database

Want more? Peruse the GlobalComms Database—the most complete source of intel about mobile, fixed broadband, and fixed voice markets.


TeleGeography is the definitive source for telecom news, numbers, and analysis. Explore the full research catalog.