Algeria grants Mobilis, Djezzy and Ooredoo additional 900MHz spectrum

Algeria grants Mobilis, Djezzy and Ooredoo additional 900MHz spectrum

Algeria’s telecoms regulator has issued additional spectrum in the 900MHz band to the country’s three mobile operators.

CommsUpdate reports that ARPCE (Authority for Regulation of Post and Electronic Communications / Autorite de Regulation de la Poste et des Communications Electroniques) granted spectrum in the E-GSM band (880MHz-890MHz/925MHz-935MHz) to Djezzy, Mobilis and Ooredoo.

In a statement, the regulator said that the spectrum was to be used for “improving the quality of service of mobile telephony networks”, and noted that it would “continue its efforts in the planning and assignment of frequencies, in order to offer the best quality of service to users.”

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