ARPCE awards extra 900MHz spectrum to Mobilis, Djezzy, Ooredoo

25 Nov 2021

Algeria’s independent telecoms watchdog the Authority for Regulation of Post and Electronic Communications (Autorite de Regulation de la Poste et des Communications Electroniques, ARPCE) has awarded extra 900MHz mobile spectrum to the country’s three cellular network operators. In a brief statement on its website the regulator said that it assigned additional frequencies in the E-GSM band (880MHz-890MHz/925MHz-935MHz) to Mobilis, Djezzy and Ooredoo ‘as part of improving the quality of service of mobile telephony networks’ and added that it ‘will continue its efforts in the planning and assignment of frequencies, in order to offer the best quality of service to users.’