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Major leap in the generalization of FTTH

Significant progress in FTTH widespread: A Million households connected

As part of the strategic goals included in the Government’s action Plan concerning the ICTs, set for implementing M. the President of the Republic’s commitments, our country has recorded a quality and quantity leap as regards connection to high-speed and very high-speed internet through giving priority to the “Fiber to the Home” (FTTH).

Indeed, FTTH subscribers’ number has marked an exponential growth climbing from 53.000 subscribers in 2020 to One Million subscribers early November 2023.

This evolution of FTTH connected households has been backed up by the improvement of the offered speed, up to 300 Mbps and decrease of high-speed costs.


To enhance citizens to get Algerie Telecom’s services and facilitate adopting this advanced technology, a communication effort has been made through community campaigns on the spot among citizens living in new urban poles.

Beside the positive progress of indicators (subscribers’ number, improvement of speed and FTTH deployment ratio), our country is distinguished by FTTH widespread throughout the country in a balanced approach of ICT’s widespread nationwide.

It is worth mentioning the FTTH technology is currently deployed in order to:

  • Link to internet the non-connected houses in new urban poles;
  • Modernize the current copper networks and gradually transfer them into FTTH.

It is worth mentioning as concerns this technology’s advantages that:

  • “Fiber to the Home” FTTH is a wired telecommunications network that enables to have access to very high-speed internet via the fiber optics to the home. It is a solution using the fiber optics.
  • FTTH networks enable to have a quality connection and offer very high-speed internet. They also allow a better latency by minimizing cuts and excluding sensitivity to electromagnetic interference.

Following the evolutions achieved, the overall number of households connected to landline internet increased from 3.5 million in 2020 to over 5.4 millions in early november 2023.

Altogether, it is necessary to highlight our country’s achievements in landline internet whether in infrastructure or the substantial increase of the equipped capacity of international broadband, climbing from 1.5 TBps early 2020 to 7.8 Tbps currently. This was the result of the commitment and determination having motivated the sector’s competences to improve constantly internet connectivity for citizens.