MTN Ghana launches 4G+ service

Telco giant, MTN Ghana, has launched its 4G+ service to enhance data speed with wider coverage for its customers. This was disclosed in a press release issued by the telco on Monday, 18 March 2019...


Telco giant, MTN Ghana, has launched its 4G service to enhance data speed with wider coverage for its customers.

This was disclosed in a press release issued by the telco on Monday, 18 March 2019.

According to the release, the 4G service runs on 4G LTE advanced technology using the combination of the 800MHz and 2600MHz for carrier aggregation, which is an enhancement on the 4G LTE experience, providing more capacity and enhanced data speed of up to 20 times if migrating from 3G to 4G and 5 times if migrating from 4G to 4G .

Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh, expressed delight at the extent to which “4G technology will further impact the development of the country as it provides more opportunities for Ghanaians to fully utilise digital services.

“The underlying belief we have, which drives us in providing more enhanced technologies is that everybody deserves the benefits of a modern-connected life.”

Mr Adadevoh explained that: “This year is MTN’s ‘Year of the Customer’ and to make the lives of MTN customers a whole lot brighter, “we continue to invest in the latest technology to enable them to experience an enhanced digital lifestyle.

“Additionally, it will also go to support the growth of the country in the areas of artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoS) and Big Data.

“With faster internet and wider coverage, the transmission of data can be done with ease, on-the-go, with the best speed everywhere. Higher speed internet broadband promotes business growth and enriched social lives, ultimately boosting national development”, he added.

The Chief Technical Officer for MTN Ghana, Mr Thomas Motlepa, said: “The company had already deployed 1,226 total 4G LTE sites of which 625 sites are 4G in all regions nationwide, especially regional capitals and key towns”, adding that: “Plans for full national coverage are ongoing”.

“MTN continues to consistently be the first to launch innovative products and services. MTN first introduced GSM technology in Ghana and was the first to commercially launch all the generations of technologies – 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE and 4G , just to name a few of several firsts for MTN”, the statement added.

Source: Ghana/ClassFMonline.com/91.3FM



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