Zamtel Launches Zambia's Second LTE Network
Published on: 23rd Jan 2014
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Zambia's Zamtel has launched its LTE service in Kitwe, and also opened a walk in 4G Live Experiential Centre at its Kitwe offices.
The network infrastructure was supplied by Huawei.
"We are extremely excited about the launch of this service which uses the very latest 4G mobile communications technology operating on our robust mobile network infrastructure." said Zamtel's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mupanga Mwanakatwe.
"The decision to launch this 4G service provides an added impetus to our vision and quest to make a positive and meaningful impact in the lives of Zambians from all walks of life and in all parts of the nation," he added.
The launch comes shortly after rival network, MTN was the first to offer LTE services in the country. MTN's network currently covers Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola and Livingstone.