Vodacom Tanzania readies to launch LTE
MOBILEBy BiztechAfrica - Feb. 1, 2013, 8:36 a.m.
Vodacom Tanzania is set to launch 4G LTE services after a successful pilot in Dar es Salaam.
The trial was run on Nokia Siemens Networks single radio access network and Liquid Core technology.
Vodacom Tanzania MD Rene Meza said the move would allow the company to provide ultra-fast broadband services.
“Our advanced Flexi Multiradio Base Station was a natural choice for this trial as it is capable of seamlessly supporting multiple technologies on a single platform,” said Pete Beadle, head of Vodacom customer team at Nokia Siemens Networks.
“Our radio and core platforms used in the trial provided extremely reliable network connections for faster throughput that improves customer experience. With our Single RAN multi-technology platform, Vodacom can prepare its network for a smooth launch of LTE services and protect its investments today and tomorrow.”
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