Category Archives: 4G

Equitel introduces 4G services in Kenya

Equity Telecoms mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), Equitel, has introduced its fourth generation (4G) services in Kenya. The new 4G high-speed broadband network offers faster speeds to browse, stream, download and upload for customers in line with current market demands. Equity’s Group IT and Operations Director, Lanre Bamisebi, noted that the upgrade would improve customer [...]

ISAT Africa collaborates with SES Network to deploy 4G services

UAE-based ISAT Africa and SES have inked a three-year agreement to launch 4G services in East Africa. The new service will be accessible first through SESs O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) constellation to subsequently migrate and extended to SESs next-generation MEO system, O3b mPOWER, in 2022. The Founder and Managing Director at iSAT Africa, Rakesh [...]

Tmcel and Huawei announce the launch of 5G technology in Mozambique

Mozambique Tmcel has partnered with Huawei for a $23 million 4G expansion deal where the operator will also prepare for 5G services across the country. Tmcel plans to extend its 4G coverage nationwide, beginning with upgrades to its networks in Maputo and Matola.  The implementation of the latest generation 5G technology, together with the project [...]

Ooredoo and Nokia to roll out FastMile 4G and 5G fixed wireless access solution across Oman

Ooredoo and Nokia have announced a partnership for the introduction of Nokias FastMile 4G and 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) solution, offering a better and faster Wi-Fi experience to customers across the Sultanate. Having begun deployment in February, the state-of-the-art service will provide up to 15,000 homes and businesses with superfast and reliable 4G internet. [...]

Zain launches 4G in South Sudan

Mobile operator Zain rolled out 4G in South Sudan. The South Sudanese Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies and Postal Services has stated that the entry of the telecoms company into this market segment is the result of successful negotiations with the National Communications Authority (NCA). The CEO of Zain South Sudan, Khalid Abdalla, said, We [...]

Expresso Telecom to deploy 4G in Senegal

Mobile operator Expresso Telecom in Senegal, a subsidiary of Sudanese Sudatel, has finally obtained the confirmation of the telecom regulator to launch 4G, after several months of negotiations. The arrangement was signed last February 26, 2021, when a delegation of the Sudanese telecom group arrived in Senegal. Led by Magdi Taha the CEO of Sudatel, [...]