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In Brief:Ooredoo tests Algeria’s first 4G network 

Ooredoo completed Algeria’s first 4G trial with Nokia in Tlemcen, a province in the country’s north west, reaching speeds of up to 75Mb/s, ahead of a nationwide commercial launch in the coming months. OREDOO ,with the full launch, customers will be able to access 4G speeds for the same price as Ooredoo Algeria’s 3G service.
The trial phase was conducted using a preliminary licence from the Algeria Regulatory Authority for Post and Telecommunications and the speed achieved is claimed to be the fastest recorded in the country.
The network upgrade will also support efforts to offer e-commerce, m- payments, m-banking, m-health and m-education services.

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