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- Côte d’Ivoire Télécom (CI-Télécom) is reportedly planning a XOF1.5 billion (USD2.9 million) investment in ADSL services. Local newspaper Le Patriote quotes the telco’s CEO Bruno Kone who outlined the plans for an expansion of its high speed internet networks. CI-Télécom had 244,000 fixed line subscribers at the end of 2005.

- Djaweb, Algeria-Telecom's subsidiary for the Internet, will launch ADSL before the end of December with a capacity for more than 100,000 lines, CEO Houria Atif told APS Saturday. This platform, with 127,000 ADSL lines, aims "at contributing to reinforce ADSL in our country on the one hand, and that of the company on the national internet market, on the other hand," she said.