tn mobile users enjoy prepaid 4G broadband
tn mobile, the mobile telecommunications division of Telecom Namibia, recently became the first operator in the country to offer 4G LTE prepaid broadband service to consumers. This follows the launch of tn mobile’s 4G LTE network in the capital a week ago. The company said this week that users can now enjoy faster data access on their laptops and PCs through the 4G LTE network with theoretical download speeds of up to 100 Mbps. The service is currently available in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Henties Bay, Ondangwa, Oshakati, Ongwediva, Ohangwena and Oshikango before its roll-out to other major towns. Chris Keeping, Chief Mobile Officer at Telecom Namibia said the company will continue to enhance and expand its 4G LTE network coverage to key towns around the country.
“Leveraging on our new 4G LTE network, we are glad to offer the country’s first 4G LTE prepaid broadband service. Our prepaid users are now able to enjoy ultra-fast 4G LTE data access and an enhanced mobile experience,” said Oiva Angula, Senior Manager for Corporate Communications and Public Relations at Telecom Namibia. tn mobile last week launched the commercial 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband services. Thursday’s launch comes exactly 18 months after MTC launched its 4G network, in the process becoming the second African telecommunications company to do so. Telecom Namibia’s Managing Director Frans Ndoroma said at the time that the launch of the 4G network proves the company’s commitment to deliver one of the best networks in the world to Namibian consumers and businesses, backed up by the newest data dongle and affordable data packages. He said the new 4G LTE network will offer Namibia and Namibians a unique mobile experience with reliable, super-fast internet speeds in key areas of the country. The new network comes with a bouquet of 4G LTE postpaid products; namely LTE 10GB, LTE Unlimited and Hotspot. The 4G LTE Pre-paid data bundle comes with a Dongle and 500MB data. The company recently rolled out a new core network offering 3G HSPA+ services nationwide. “We believe that this will give us a major competitive advantage in the market,” Ndoroma said. “We are the first network in Namibia with HSPA+ – or Evolved High-Speed Packet Access – capabilities to deliver speeds of up to 21 Mbps outside 4G coverage areas. This is three times the speed offered currently in the market,” he added.