Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Globacom Nigeria commissions LTE‎(4G) Network

Globacom Nigeria has launched a 4G-LTE (Long Term Evolution) network to deliver higher data speed and reliability, reports LTE World.
It is the state of art technology and we will now connect demanding corporate customers and high data users through the latest 4G-LTE wireless broadband connection to Glo 1 and then the rest of the world,” said Mr Mohamed Jameel, Globacom’s Group Chief Operating Officer during a recent discussion with the press.
LTE would enhance consumers’ browsing experience. It will further enhance more demanding applications like interactive TV, mobile video blogging, advanced games or professional services, enable more Nigerians to be on top of their game and thereby ruling their world”, he added.
Last year, Globacom launched its US$600 million submarine fibre optic cable (Glo-1) in Nigeria.
Glo-1 is one of three submarine fibre cables in Nigeria, the other two being MainOne Cable owned by MainOne Cable Company Ltd, and SAT-3 owned by the Nigeria Telecommunications (Nitel) Plc.
The Chairman of Globacom, Chief Mike Adenuga, said the launch was in line with the promise of the company to bring about change for the better in the communication landscape of the country. According to him, “Glo-1 would provide clearer voice calls, sufficient bandwidth at affordable prices as well as a high-speed Internet service.”

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