Telecoms – In brief


Moroccan mobile operator Inwi (Wana) has launched ‘free’ 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services today, with the network advertised as being accessible ‘nationwide’. According to the operator’s website, the 4G service is available in 26 cities, namely: Casablanca, Fes, Rabat, Sale, Temara, Marrakech, Agadir, Tanger, Mohammedia, Meknes, Kenitra, El Jadida, Tetouan, Martil, Oujda, Nador, Safi, Settat, Berrechid, Khouribga, Beni Mellal, Taroudant, Berkane, Skhirate, Dar Bouazza and Laayoune. In order to use the 4G broadband service, potential subscribers need to acquire 4G SIM card and to have a compatible device (smartphone, tablet, modem or router).