Unitel Claims First African 4G Video Roaming

Angolan cellco Unitel and Belgian counterpart Proximus have performed the first African 4G LTE international roaming video call (via LTE data roaming session), supported by BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services. The demonstration was made in the presence of Princess Astrid of Belgium, on an official state visit by the Belgian Economic Trade Mission to Angola, a press release says. The Belgian deputy prime minister Didier Reynders (in Luanda, Angola) and a BICS representative in Belgium made the video call using BICS’ LTE signalling platform.

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