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MTC commissions six LTE sites for better network coverage and capacity in Windhoek

MTC commissions six LTE sites for better network coverage and capacity in Windhoek

As part of its network and infrastructure upgrade project, the 081Every1, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC), commissioned new six network LTE (4G) sites in Windhoek this week.

The new sites are an upgrade to 3G and 4G in order to cater with a substantial network coverage and capacity, especially in around the central business district of Windhoek.

MTC commissioned the upgrade to its Klein Windhoek MH, Auasblick, BPI House, Commercial Centre, Wernhill Express MH and Wernhill sites to enhance LTE services in the CBD.

More sites, according to Tim Ekandjo, MTC’s Chief Human Capital and Corporate affairs, are planned for Windhoek and will follow as the company goes further to execute and implement the roll-out of the 081Every1 project.

With the 081Every1 a total of fifty new sites are planned for Khomas region.

“As initially planned, the 081Every1 project was slated to commence in October this year, and we are quite pleased to have an upgrade done to these sites already. This project will run for two years and with an MTC driven spirit, commitment and focus to transform the communications industry, the momentum into this project is ignited to ascertain that cometh the end of 2018, all planned additional 524 new network sites are up and serving to the satisfaction of our valued customers,” said Ekandjo.



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