MTN Plans to Deploy LTE in Uganda
MTN Uganda plans to deploy 4G LTE network in Uganda during the coming months. MTN Uganda has announced the Network Infrastructure upgrade plan to provide its customers with world class data access and speed of up to 100Mbps.
According to the operator, it has made major investments in the Uganda over the last two years. In 2013 alone, MTN Uganda plans to invest USD 70 million added to another USD 80 million spent in 2012. This investment has been mainly in expanding the network infrastructure to support the mobile subscribers growth as well as rollout new innovative products and digital solutions.
“MTN remains committed to development of the ICT sector and the Ugandan economy. LTE becomes the new standard determining the level of Technology development and offering substantially faster data speed than other technologies” said Mazen Mroué, MTN Uganda Chief Executive Officer.
MTN Uganda has over the last 6 months rolled out 81 new Base Transmission Sites to new coverage areas while commissioning another batch of capacity sites to enhance the quality of network services. MTN has a total of 1100 sites at the end of 2012.