About the Djezzy Network
Optimum Telecom Algeria provides wireless communication services in Algeria and internationally under the Djezzy brand. The company was formerly known as Orascom Telecom Algeria SPA. Optimum Telecom Algeria operates as a subsidiary of Global Telecom Holding S.A.E.
Djezzy, an Algerian telecommunications operator was established in July 2001 . As a leader in mobile telephony with more than 16.5 million subscribers in December 2016, the company provides a wide range of services such as prepaid, postpaid, data and services Value added and the SUT. In January 2015, the National Investment Fund (NIF) took control of 51% of the company's capital, while the foreign partner, Veon Group, was responsible for the management of the company.
Djezzy covers 95% of the population across the national territory and its 3G HSPA+ services have been deployed in the 48 wilayas since July 2014.
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Djezzy launched its 4G LTE B3 (1800 MHz) services on 1 October 2016 in 20 wilayas and has committed to covering more than 50% of the population by 2021. By 2018 the company's 1800 MHz licence was extended to support a 20 MHz channel.
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