NSN opens office in Libya

Vendor aims to tap growth potential in burgeoning market
Igor LePrince (right) cuts the ribbon at the opening ceremony.
Igor LePrince (right) cuts the ribbon at the opening ceremony.


Telecoms vendor Nokia Solutions and Networks has opened an office in Tripoli, Libya.

The company said that the office will enhance its “operational agility” for delivery of its mobile broadband infrastructure for all operators in the country.

The office was inaugurated by Igor Leprince, head of Middle East and Africa business region, NSN, in the presence of Faisel Gergab, chairman of the Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Company (LPTIC), and the dignitaries of Libyan telecom operators including Al Jeel, Al Madar, and Libyana.

Gergab said: “This enhances the position of Libya as a technology hub, while improving knowledge transfer toward our country. NSN’s operations in Libya will greatly contribute to our mobile broadband infrastructure and the country’s development.”

Igor Leprince added: “The opening of this modern office marks our readiness to deliver large-scale mobile broadband rollouts in Libya. NSN will help Libyan operators provide a superior mobile broadband experience for their customers.”

The vendor added that it also intends to train Libyan telecom engineers in the latest mobile broadband technology, helping create more employment opportunities for Libyan youth. NSN will collaborate with Libyan universities to educate students about telecoms technology through seminars and internship.

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