Etisalat Joins Bad Gang. Launched 4G LTE Service in Nigeria
One of Nigeria’s fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat has launched its mobile Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) service in Nigeria, following the footsteps of rival service providers, GLO and MTN.
GLO early last week rolled out the country’s first nationwide mobile 4GLTE network, while MTN followed suit later in the week.
Speaking at the launch, CEO Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher said, “The 4G LTE technology offers our customers increased access to high speed data and quality voice services real time. With the new technology, our customers will enjoy efficient broadband internet and uninterrupted connectivity to clearer voice calls, increased access to online streaming and ultra-high definition videos.”
He further explained that Etisalat’s 4G LTE network supports the widest range of Long Term Evolution devices, thus subscribers can enjoy the benefits of LTE instantly.
Etisalat's LTE is live in Ikeja and I can see it on my phone. I don't have to go upgrade my SIM. better.
— Jesse Oguntimehin (@JesseOguns) October 7, 2016
Willsher said the launch of the latest service was an important milestone for both Etisalat and the telecommunication industry in Nigeria because it will be instrumental in achieving a fast-growing global digital economy.