Tunisia has the highest penetration rate of cellular and Internet services in North Africa. To-date, the Internet penetration has reached 67% (about 7.9 million connections). Due to the high rate and developed mobile market, the terminator has excellent opportunities for making money in Tunisia. What we have to do is to find out whether the local Internet is suitable for work in voice termination business.
The Arab Spring has had a certain negative effect upon telecommunications market of Tunisia, however with the growth of GDP, the situation has improved significantly. The country has launched the Digital Tunisia 2020 program, which provides for improving the Internet connection in areas with the shortage of infrastructure. At the same time, the local provider Tunisie Telecom who also provides cellular services is expanding its fiber optic and VDSL networks.
Tunisian GSM operators Orange and Ooredoo are also licensed as Internet service providers. They provide Internet access services using DSL and FttP technologies. In the broadband access sector, about a dozen of public and private companies which use the national fiber optic trunk along with international land and submarine cables also compete with each other.
An average Internet Bandwidth in Tunisia is 4.4 Mbps. The optimal speed for voip gateway hardware with sim is at least 5 Mbps, but a stable Internet with a speed of 2 Mbps would also do for one location with a minimum load (if the equipment is used for a small number of channels). In fact, you can connect to the Global Network at a higher speed in Tunisia, provided that you select the right Internet plan among those offered by the local providers.