Tag Archives: 4G

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 [...]

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 [...]