85% of Lebanon to have access to 4G soon, says minister

Importance of collaboration between public and private sector highlighted at ArabNet
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85 per cent of Lebanon will enjoy 4G services by the end of March, according to telecommunications Minister Jamal Jarrah, reports The Daily Star. “By the end of March, the ministry aspires to spread 4G connection to 85 per cent of the Lebanese territory,” he said.

Jarrah further highlighted the need for collaboration between the government and private sector in order to encourage innovation from the Lebanese youth community.

Raed Charafeddine, first vice governor of the Central Bank said: "The knowledge economy in Lebanon is witnessing annual growth between 7 and 9 per cent."

 

 

 

 

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