Tag Archives: 4G

Safaricom introduces affordable 4G-enabled smartphones in Kenya

Safaricom has introduced a smartphone campaign by launching the cheapest 4G-enabled smartphones Neon Ray and Neon Nova in Kenya. The introduction of the smartphones is intended to offer a digital experience for those who do not have smartphones. The Chief Customer Officer at Safaricom, Sylvia Mulinge, said, At Safaricom, we aim to transform lives by providing solutions to [...]

Airtel rolls out 4G network in Enugu state in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria introduced its 4G LTE in cities and towns in Enugu state in order to improve communications in the region. Regional Operations Director, South Region, Dapo Dosunmu, who represented the Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, declared Airtel is dedicated to the state and will keep on connecting towns to its 4G network. Dosunmu further [...]

Orange rolled out 4G in Guinea

Telecom operator Orange launched the 4G mobile technology in Conakry, Guinea on May 9, 2019. The new service already covers all the areas of the capital: Kaloum, Dixinn, Ratoma, Matoto and Matam. As part of a second phase, it will be deployed to cover the whole country, in accordance with the guidelines set by the [...]

Jamii Telecom to introduce 4G mobile services in Kenya

Telecommunications service provider Jamii Telecom Limited (JTL) has gained a full operating license to introduce 4G mobile voice and data services across the country. This follows a revolution in the Kenya Information and Communication Act, 1998 (KICA) that now permits local companies to pay for spectrum fees that exceed Sh1 billion in instalments. Communications Authority [...]

Ericsson and Orange roll out 4G in Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange have introduced a 4G network in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Orange will use Ericsson Radio System products and solutions to deploy 4G in 60 sites. With reduced latency, subscribers in Sierra Leone can enjoy online services, including HD video and network games. The CEO of Orange Sierra Leone, Aminata Kane Ndiaye, declared, The [...]

FRiENDi mobile subscribers to migrate to Ooredoo’s mobile network

Ooredoo Oman and FRiENDi mobile, part of the Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa group, have inked a long-term agreement to offer FRiENDi mobile users with mobile services using Ooredoos state-of-the-art 4G Supernet network. The migration of FRiENDi mobiles subscribers to Ooredoos mobile network is planned to start during the first half of May 2019. Ooredoo Omans Chief Executive Officer, Ian Dench, said, [...]

Orange to roll out 4G in Guinea

Orange-Guinea has recently obtained a 4G operating license for the next ten years, in exchange for a check of 79.5 million euros signed to the Guinean authorities. Orange strengthens its offer against its two competitors in Guinea, MTN and Cellcom. For an amount of 90 million dollars (79.5 million euros), the Guinean subsidiary of the [...]

MTN to launch 4G+ in Ghana

MTN Ghana has introduced its 4G+ service to offer faster data speeds with the broadest coverage for its customers. The 4G+ service runs on 4G LTE Advanced technology using the amalgamation of the 800MHz and 2600MHz for carrier aggregation which is an improvement on the 4G LTE experience. This offers more capacity and enhanced data speed of [...]

Jamcell Telecommunication Network to begin operations in Liberia

Liberia’s telecommunications market is enriched by a new broadband Internet service provider. The Telecommunications Authority (LTA) has just granted an individual universal license to JamCell. Jamcell will be able to evolve in the Data segment, but also to offer voice and video services. JamCell will be offering Triple Play across the country. JamCell will offer [...]