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Development of Broadband and high speed broadband

In the process of implementing the actions fixed in the development plan, a Deployment strategy of Broadband and high speed broadband has been devised.
To be able to meet challenges facing our country, tremendous efforts have been engaged so as to implement the national strategy Broadband and high speed broadband.
In terms of achievements, and in the framework of the five-year plan 2015- 2019, greater efforts will be devoted towards :


1. Optical fibre deployment

This concerns the connection to the national backbone network in all municipalities, secondary agglomerations and localities of over 1,000 inhabitants as well as increasing access capabilities of telephones and the Internet through a program which seeks to connect via Optical Fibre 2000. 968 localities were alreadyconnected between 2013 and 2014. 440 localities are planned for 2015 among which 237 that had been connected up to 31/08/2015.

Also, in respect with the sectoral investment (consolidation program of economic growth 2010-2014), exist a project that involves the development and generalization of the fiber optics mainly in areas that are not connected through the deployment of 1 630 km optical fiber in the wilayas of Adrar, Biskra, Illizi and El Bayadh.

2. The modernization and development of the access network

Regarding the development of telephone access network, the number of accesses increased from 5,127,000 in 2013 to 6,810,000 at July 31, 2015, i.e. an increase of 33%.
The rate of modernization telephone access equipment climbed from 15% to 43%, from 2013 to 31 July 2015. It is planned to modernize the entire telephone access network by the end of 2016.
The internet equipments increased from 2,400,000 in 2013 to 4,030,000 of access by the end-July 2015, i.e. an increase of 68%.
Modernization of equipment and network maintenance contribute to the increase of the speed on clearing faults (VRD) within 24 hours with a an objective of reaching 80% in 2015.

3. The deployment of 4G LTE network

The deployment of 4G LTE network is primarily intended to provide top services and high speed broadband in inaccessible areas with wired network with the use of aggregation devices for an optimal network operation. The 4G LTE technology network experienced during phase 1, the installing radio stations of type NodeB of covering the administrative centers of the wilaya.

Number of 4G LTE customers Goals achieved Rate
At 31 December 2014 100.000 80.693 81%
August 31st 2015 -- 254.669 --

The expansion of 4G LTE network (phase 2) is to expand the network by deploying additional access nodes to provide broadband and ultra broadband services to subscribers located in border areas and those of the south.
For this phase, the number of customers reached 173 976au August 31, 2015 with a goal towards the end of 2015, 1,000 eNodeBs 400,000 stations deployed for access.

4. Liaison Alger Ain Guezzam (NEPAD)

More than a regional initiative it has a continental scope conducted in the framework of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), It is the project of achieving the fiber optic link 'Algiers (Algeria) - Zinder (Niger) - Abuja (Nigeria). '' This project, is based on a common political will of the Heads of States of three countries: Algeria, Niger and Nigeria, and will enable to :

  •  Avail the populations of the three countries as well as neighbouring countries to have access to a modern and robust ICT infrastructure
  •  Unite regional traffic, including for landlocked countries such as Mali, Chad, Benin and Togo, to channel it to Europe via landing points of submarines fiber optics cables those in process to be achieved in Algeria

Unite regional traffic, including for landlocked countries such as Mali, Chad, Benin and Togo, to channel it to Europe via landing points of submarines fiber optics cables those in process to be achieved in Algeria. This strategic infrastructure that extends over a length of almost 4,500 km half of it is located on Algerian territory (Algiers - AinGuezzam), will allow the creation of a regional information network linking several African countries.
The section Algiers - Ain Guezzam to the borders with Niger is part of the national backbone fiber optic iof Algerie Telecom. This connection, already operational, will be reinforced and secured through the implementation of local loops to enable the continuity of service, the permanent availability of the liaison and mainteance of the local and African traffic, including that of Niger, Nigeria and Chad. The project must meet the requirements of the terms of reference such as determined by the Technical Committee in charge of the project Algiers (Algeria) - Zinder (Niger) - Abuja (Nigeria)