Algerian internet subscribers rise 84%, driven by fixed LTE

Friday 6 May 2016 | 14:12 CET | News
Algeria's internet subscribers rose by 83.8 percent to 18.58 million in 2015, mainly thanks to growth in fixed LTE and mobile 3G services, according to data from telecom regulator ARPT. Internet penetration reached 46 percent at the end of December 2015, compared to 25.6 percent a year earlier. The number of fixed LTE internet customers increased 424.56 percent in a year to 423,280 and mobile 3G customers rose 91.78 percent to 16.32 million.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Djezzy / Mobilis / Ooredoo
Countries: Algeria
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