Tag 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 [...]

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 [...]

Ethio Telecom and ZTE extend 4G/LTE penetration in Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom will expand the availability of 4G/LTE network services in Ethiopia, in a move that will see the company spread LTE services to regions outside of the capital, Addis Ababa. Ethio Telecom, along with its technology partner, ZTE, will offer advanced LTE technology across the southern region of Ethiopia, enhancing download speeds, network reliability [...]

Telecel rolls out 4G+ in Burkina Faso

Mobile operator Telecel Faso rolled out 4G+ in Burkina Faso. Telecel Faso joins this segment behind Orange and the Office National des Télécommunications (Onatel) of Burkina Faso, a subsidiary of Maroc Telecom Group, which introduced this mobile technology in January and March 2019 respectively. According to the CEO of Telecel Faso, Dimitri Ouédraogo, The company [...]

Orange introduces 4G+ in Botswana

Orange Botswana has rolled out LTE-A services, boosting data transfer rates on its 4G network. The upgrades are being branded 4G+ and have already been introduced in Greater Gaborone (which houses about 10 per cent of the countrys population) and Francistown, the countrys second-largest city. LTE-A services will soon be accessible in most parts of [...]

rain launched a 24/7 unlimited 4G data product in SA

Data provider, rain, has introduced an unlimited 4G data offering at R479 per month. The CEO of rain, Willem Roos said, “rain’s goal is to offer South Africans a choice of affordable unlimited data products. Following President Ramaphosa’s address to the nation pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic, we accelerated the go-live date of our 24/7 unlimited 4G [...]

Vodacom to deactivate its 2G network coverage and roll out 4G services in SA

Vodacom will turn off its 2G network coverage to expand 4G services and join Telkom by migrating users.  Vodacoms group chief technology officer Andries Delport declared in a media conference that the company would not be able to deactivate its 2G network entirely, as the technology was still used by emergency services and for other [...]