Batroun MP Boutros Harb speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, June 7, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Lebanon has already started installing fiber optics in big cities, and 85 percent of the Lebanese population will have access to the service by the end of 2017, Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb said.Amer Tabsh, an expert in the field, told The Daily Star that fiber optics have already been installed between the main centers in different areas of Lebanon, but still need to be connected to big enterprises and houses."We are expecting full coverage with 4G services in Lebanon by the end of 2016," he said. He added that the Telecoms Ministry had succeeded in improving fixed and mobile phone networks in Lebanon while increasing internet speeds.
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