MTN launches 4G at the coast

08 November 2019
MTN Business Namibia has announced the launched its LTE (4G) service at the coast, as the telecommunications company moves ahead with its network expansion.
The move by the telecommunication company brings a faster and reliable internet connection for its customers in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
“Following the installation of two towers at the Dome in Swakopmund and city centre in Walvis Bay, MTN customers will now enjoy a wireless broadband communication service that delivers super-fast internet in a way that suits the budget for the home and small business.  Our capacity is capable of providing high quality connectivity to the coast without congestion. These towers bring Fixed LTE (4G) connectivity to the two towns,” said Franko Venter, MTN Business Namibia Manager: Sales, Business Development and Partnerships.
“In a nutshell, super reliable connectivity at blinding speeds. It’s also an excellent redundancy link for the larger enterprise. It marks the beginning of MTN bringing its services to home and SME (small and medium enterprise) clients, and is part of our campaign to paint Namibia Y’ello.”
The announcement by the company comes after the installations of towers at the coast as part of its network investment, which also saw additional telecommunication towers being installed Cimbebasia and Rocky Crest, increasing MTN’s LTE (4G) connectivity footprint across the country.
“MTN’s services are available all over the country but our Fixed LTE services are currently being broadcasted at nine sites, and that number is growing. We will inform our clients as we add on sites via our social media platforms as well as mass media” Venter says.
“MTN’s mission is to ensure our customers’ lives are a whole lot brighter, specifically through our vision of delivering a bold, new digital world to our customers and we do so by employing the latest technologies in a sustainable and affordable manner, and we’re doing it right here in Namibia,” adds Venter.
The company announced that its clients at the coast, will receive free installations for the months of November, December 2019 and January 2020.
“This will ensure everyone can enjoy holiday entertainment at home and efficiency at work at the speed of BeyondWOW,” Venter says.
MTN Business Namibia is owned by the MTN Group, a telecommunications company with operations in 24 countries, and 30 percent by Profile Investments, a local entity.


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