Mission & Impact

An essential mission for the country’s development

An essential mission for the country’s development

GUILAB plays a major role in the development of Guinea. Its mission is to provide Telecommunications operators necessary infrastructure and broadband services to offer all users a high-quality connectivity and ensure a positive impact of ICT on economic growth, thus triggering sustainable social development for the entire nation.

As a result of the outstanding cooperation of the Government with the regulator and local operators, GUILAB provides Guinean people and institutions with better and faster connectivity, at lower cost.

Guinea now benefits from great opportunities of digital exchanges with the rest of the world, which strongly favors a sustainable economic and social development.


Social and Economic Impact

La revue à mi-parcours du Projet WARCIP-Guinée (West African Regional Communication Infrastructure Programme) qui s’est tenue à Conakry, du 2 au 5 juin 2014 à l’initiative du Groupe de la Banque Mondiale et du Ministère des Postes, Télécommunications et des NTI (MPTNTI) a permis de mesurer l’évolution des indicateurs de résultats et d’impacts du projet et montre l’impact positif de la connexion au câble sous-marin ACE.
Le prix de la bande passante a été divisé par 5 en Guinée depuis janvier 2013 et une forte augmentation du volume du trafic des opérateurs a pu être constatée (X12 en moyenne).

The mid-term WARCIP Guinea (West African Regional Communication Infrastructure Programme) review held in Conakry from 2 to 5 June 2014, at the initiative of the World Bank Group and the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and ICT (MPTNTI) allowed to measure changes in the project outcome and impact indicators. Indicators demonstrate the positive impact of the connection to ACE submarine cable. Since January 2013, the price of bandwidth has been divided by 5 in Guinea and a sharp increase in the volume of traffic operators have been be observed (X12 on average).
This allows a remarkable increase in the number of Internet users in Guinea. According to the 2013 Annual Report of the Regulatory Authority for Post and Telecommunications ARPT, at the end of September 2013, ie six months after the start of the commissioning of ACE cable, the number of Internet users has reached 544,729 versus 124,235 users at end September 2012, representing an annual growth of 337.76%. In May 2014, the WARCIP report indicates a rate of 20 Internet users per 100 inhabitants vs. a target of 0.5. The report also shows that the number of women having directly benefited from the project doubled compared to January 2013.