The mobile phone operator, MTN Nigeria, has increased the pressure one notch in the telecommunications market. The company, still the leader in terms of subscribers and revenues, launched 4G + in the states of Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt. This increase in the capacity of its telecom network was achieved by combining the 800 MHz frequency acquired during the acquisition of Visafone Communications and that of 2600 MHz. With 4G +, MTN Nigeria will be able to offer consumers a data rate greater than 200 Mbps.
According to Mazen Mroue, MTN Nigeria’s Managing Director, the launch of 4G +, a natural evolution of MTN’s 4G network, demonstrates the company’s commitment to continue investing in technology that meets today’s needs. and future of its customers. With the rapid development of the streaming segments, the Internet of Things, online video games, virtual reality, all dependent on quality connectivity, MTN Nigeria via its 4G +, is preparing to meet the need in connectivity that will soon explode again.
The launch of 4G + by MTN is also the guarantee of an increase in its turnover in the coming years. The subsidiary that produces the second largest financial contribution to the revenues of the telecommunications group; 37,971,000 rand in 2018 (US $ 2,760,102,263); after MTN South Africa, is the first market where 4G + is launched.