Airtel launches its first 4G service on the continent of Africa in Seychelles
Telecoms network services providers Airtel have moved their operations to another level by bringing Africa’s first 4G service launched at the Seychelles.
Airtel has launched the service on a progressive network supported FD-LTE, with the Seychelles amongst the primary countries in sub Saharan Africa to commercially deploy this newest technology.
This is Airtel’s first business 4G-LTE network in Africa. The infrastructure would be a new LTE (Long Term Evolution) 800 megahertz network, which is able to quite meet the growing client demand for mobile broadband services delivering super network performance.
The network is anticipated to add 10,000 LTE subscribers within the initial phase and can greatly enhance service delivery to Airtel’s customers and better experience in the use of smartphones, with quicker internet browsing, downloads and improved quality of service.
Airtel’s 4G (FD-LTE) network was launched by vice chairman, Government of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Fure. A statement by Airtel, quoted Fure saying, “The release of latest mobile network across the Seychelles can change mobile experience through more reliable services; and can facilitate new and exciting opportunities for businesses, the society and also the individuals within the country.”
Commenting on the launch, Airtel Africa’s business executive, Mr. Christian stated as Faria aforesaid, “today’s launch could be a major milestone for Seychelles and Airtel in Africa. We have a tendency to have already got Africa’s widest 3G footprint, being given in seventeen countries. We have a tendency to extend the area unit and are delighted to currently offer leadership in setting the technology customary for 4G services in Africa by rolling out this leading edge LTE network. I might prefer to give thanks the team concerned in serving to making this accomplishment.”
In his own speech, Airtel Seychelles manager, Amadou Mahamat Dina, said” Besides providing wealthy content, Airtel’s 4G can enable superfast access to High Definition (HD) video streaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and far additional.”