Sehnaoui to Boost Bandwidth in Upcoming Weeks

The Telecommunications Ministry plans to add 10 Gbps to Lebanon’s bandwidth.Telecommunications Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui announced Tuesday that the country’s Internet capacity is to be increased to 33 Gbps (gigabits per second) in the coming weeks.


Sehnaoui who delivered a speech at Universite Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, said that the capacity has been increased from 3 Gbps to 23 Gbps in recent months.


The minister said he had submitted plans to the Cabinet to cut down the charges of extra internet consumption.


According to the minister, a draft has also been submitted to the Cabinet that allows DSL subscribers to Ogero to benefit from unlimited DSL traffic usage between 12 midnight and 7 a.m. The Cabinet will discuss a plan to link Lebanon with Cyprus with a new submarine cable, Sehnaoui said.

This project will be able to boost speed and lower costs.


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