Telecom Namibia's mobile business, tn mobile, has extended its 3G+ and
4G (LTE) based mobile network to Tsumeb in the Oshikoto region.
The mobile company said its 3G+ and 4G LTE network was now available
in 10 major towns across the country,namely Windhoek and surrounding
areas, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Langstrand and Henties Bay in the
Erongo Region. Other towns are Ondangwa, Ongwediva and Oshakati in
Oshana Region, as well as Ohangwena and Oshikango in Ohangwena Region.
Omuthiya, the regional capital of Oshikoto Region, according to tn
,was connected to the 3G+ service in March this year.
"It is worth pointing out that four new 4G LTE and six new 3G+ sites
will be commissioned by the second week of April this year.
Streaming, downloading movies and music, video conferencing and
browsing the net should all be faster on 4G and 3G+. tn mobile's 4G
LTE services provides speeds of up to 100 Mbps, while its 3G+ network
provides peak speeds of up to 21 Mbps using the High Speed Packet
Access Plus (HSPA+) standard," the company said in a statement
"Our 3G+ and 4G rollout is continuing at an industry-leading pace,
reaching more and more people in places right across Namibia. We are
connecting major towns to make sure that consumers and businesses have
3G+ and 4G where they live and where they work. As well as expanding
our 3G+ and 4G network into new areas, our teams are switching on new
4G sites in our existing 4G towns to make the tn mobile network
experience even better."
The company said its investments into new technologies will contribute
to the growth of the country's telecommunications sector.
"It is an encouraging sign of tn mobile's ongoing commitment to
making new and better technologies available to drive growth and
vibrancy in our communities."