Airtel Burkina Faso makes request for 4G licence

Wednesday 26 March 2014 | 11:16 CET | News
Airtel Burkina Faso has made an official request for a 4G licence from telecom regulator Arcep, Fasozine reports. The operator already introduced 3.75G service in May 2013. CEO Herve-Olivier Njapoum said the request is in line with Airtel's modernisation and innovation policy, but also the wish of the authorities to provide the most innovative services to the population. Arcep chairman Mathurin Bako welcomed Airtel's desire to invest in a 4G network that would provide an even faster internet connection to consumers as well as enabling many other applications. He said "it would soon be the era

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel
Countries: Burkina Faso
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Airtel's 3.75 G service is slow and awful. They need to get this working well before they start new publicity gimmicks with 4G. Airtel Burkina is no match to Orange in Cote D' Ivoire whose mobile internet services are far superior .
Sam Tiger @ 26/3/2014 - 19:52

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