Zimbabwe Allocates Spectrum for LTE Services

The Zimbabwean mobile networks have been allocated LTE radio spectrum the regulator Potraz has announced.

Nicholas Muzhuzha, the manager for networks and standards at Potraz, confirmed that LTE spectrum has already been allocated to operators.

The move follows an LTE trial network set up by Econet Wireless for the UN World Tourism Organization meeting in Victoria Falls last year. At the time, the company’s CEO said that work is already in progress to launch 4G in the major cities, including Harare.

Rival network, NetOne has also signed a network upgrade contract with Huawei, which also aims to build LTE cell towers.

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