Tag Archives: 4G

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 [...]

Burkina Faso to introduce 4G soon

French telecoms operator Orange has secured Burkina Faso’s first 4G licence and has had its 2G and 3G permits renewed as the West African country looks to catch up with continental counterparts on service rollout. Ben Cheick Haidara, managing director of Orange Burkina, said the operator agreed to pay a total sum of CFA80-billion (US$138-million) [...]

Vodafone Ghana seizes 4G licence

Vodafone Ghana has been granted a 4G licence after having reached an agreement with the National Communications Authority (NCA) for the acquisition of the 2×5MHz frequency spectrum in the 800MHz band for mobile services. Following a successful financial negotiation with the NCA which cost around US$30million, Vodafone Ghana can now operate an LTE 4G spectrum [...]

Telesol rolls out latest 4G internet service in Ghana

Telesol, a 4G-internet service provider stated that the operator is set to adopt new technologies to widen the current digital gap between Africa and the rest of the world beginning from Ghana. The managing director of Telesol, Funmi Lamptey declared, The focus that keeps driving us into innovation is the quest to ensure that Ghanaians [...]

Sotelma-Malitel launched 4G in Mali

The telecommunications company of Mali, Sotelma-Malitel officially launched its 4G network to further improve the quality of the internet connection in Mali. The CEO of Malitel-Sotelma, Abdel Azis Biddine, expressed, “We are here today to celebrate the excellence and hard work that every Malitel employee provides every day to offer all our customers with the [...]

Airtel Nigeria unrolls 4G in Lagos

Airtel Nigeria launched 4G LTE network in Lagos eight months after it first introduced out the service in Nigeria. The Chief Executive of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, stated, The company had rolled out the 4G network in over 60 major cities across Nigeria. Airtels 4G network is now in over 60 major cities and towns in Nigeria [...]

Airtel Kenya extends its 4G network in more towns

Airtel Kenya will extend the coverage of its high-speed 4G network to three more towns over the next four months. The Managing Director of Airtel Kenya, Prasanta Das Sarma declared, The telecom operator would take 4G network to Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru. Airtel launched its 4G network in Nairobi and Mombasa two months ago. Das [...]

Mauritania plans to launch 4G

Mauritania is planning to roll out 4G, eleven years after Mauritania telecommunications firm Chinguitel introduced 3G in the country. Moreover, the Mauritanian government are planning to issue an operating license to a fourth operator. This is the first 4G license issued in the country which is home to three licensed telecoms service providers – Mattel, [...]

Al-Madar rolls out 4G services in Northern Libya

Libya’s state-owned mobile phone operator Al-Madar introduced the first 4G services in the North of Libya, a rare investment in a country hit by years of political instability and violence. The 4G services which is 10 times faster than the previous 3G Internet was rolled out at Al-Madars headquarters in Tripoli. The Chairman of Al-Madar [...]

Etisalat to roll out 5G devices by first-half of 2019

Etisalat has launched live download speed comparison between 4G and 5G live networks allowing visitors the opportunity to experience the download time difference between the two technologies by downloading a 4K HD movie/video using 4G and 5G at the same time during GITEX Technology Week which is taking place at Dubai World Trade Center. The [...]