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However, the telecommunications market remains centralized in the hands of three major players, with state-controlled Tunisie Télécom continuing its monopolistic control over the internet backbone.
Tunisia’s telecoms regulator has also taken steps towards greater transparency and accountability through the introduction of new licensing regulations.
The ICT ministry issued new regulations on the provision of internet access by cybercafes on July 29, 2013. Fixed-line internet subscribers must first buy a landline package from Tunisie Télécom (TT), which manages the country’s 130 Gbps bandwidth capacity, before choosing one of 11 ISPs.
The remaining 49 percent stake is owned by the multinational group Orange.
The Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy (ICT ministry) is the main government body responsible for the ICT sector.
The first round of presidential elections followed in November, with a run-off held one month later.
Béji Caïd Essebsi defeated incumbent Moncef Marzouki in a tightly disputed contest that spilled over into the online media landscape.