YooMee Côte d’Ivoire launches TD-LTE
YooMee Côte d’Ivoire, based in Abidjan, is launching its LTE services to individuals and businesses. These services are based on the latest global technology TD-LTE, which ensures a new, faster Internet experience with more stability and better reliability for Ivorian users. With these advantages, its great success in Cameroon and an unrivaled quality of service, YooMee anticipates strong growth in the number of Internet users and subscribers for Internet access in Côte d’Ivoire.
LTE (Long Term Evolution) is the latest wireless broadband Internet technology used worldwide, by the leading operators in the United States,China, Japan, Europe and the Middle East, etc. The LTE allows Internet communication with data transmission speeds beyond 10 Mbit/s. YooMee relies on the proven expertise of Alcatel-Lucent, a global provider of LTE equipment.
LTE technology frees the mind of those who want to stay connected while traveling. Whether browsing the Internet, watching videos or listening to live-stream music, LTE provides a great connection speed regardless of where the user is located; at home, in the office, or outdoors.
As stated by Mr. Dov Bar-Gera, CEO of YooMee Africa Ltd., “I am very proud that the authorities of Côte d’Ivoire have issued to YooMee the necessary permissions and spectrum to build the first LTE network in the country. With this network, West Africa is leapfrogging into a new era of the Internet.”
YooMee is to launch its services with a variety of usage plans for their subscribers with 3 product groups: a USB Key and Mobile WiFi, both dedicated for the mobile usage, and the desktop YooMee Box for the office or for home usage. Device prices will varyfrom US$ 100 up to US$ 160.
Mr. Peter Ziegelwanger, Group CTO of YooMee Africa, added, “Our local team deployed the first base of the network in only 100 days. We are all very proud of such achievement.In the coming days, the quality of Internet in Abidjan will be comparable to the great capitals of the world.”
Customers can easily add credit to their YooMee account, thanks to a multitude of partner outlets available to the public throughout the city.
Several types of contracts, or packages, are available, depending on the needs of the customer. The attractive offers start at only US$ 30 for a volume of 8.5GB of data usage. Other offers are available to individuals or businesses, seeking larger volumes of up to 100GB of data usage.
The YooMee Africa Group continues its expansion and plans to soon enter other countries in the region.