Telecoms – In Brief

Telecoms

- Mehmel Azouaou, CEO of Algerian fixed line incumbent Algerie Telecom (AT), has announced that the company is planning to deploy an additional 20,000km worth of fibre-optic cables by the end of 2015, Agence Ecofin reports. The executive also revealed that the company has already deployed around 57,000km of fibre; further, Algerie Telecom has received funding from the government in order to proceed with its goals of improving its quality of service (QoS) and reducing costs.