Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:37:32 GMT

Airtel Nigeria completes 4G LTE test in Lagos



Lagos, Dec 13 (PTI) Bharti Airtel today said Airtel Nigeria has completed the 4G long term evolution (LTE) test in Lagos, the commercial nerve centre of the African country.

The company will now start testing in other major cities across the country including Abuja and Port Harcourt.

LTE is based on advanced network technologies with focus on increasing the capacity and speed using a different radio interface together with enhanced core network.

"With the successful completion of the first 4G LTE trial in Lagos, Airtel is ready for test in the other major cities across the country," the company said in a statement.

"In the coming weeks, we shall take this success story to other parts of the country so that Nigerians will benefit from this innovation when finally unveiled," Airtel Nigeria Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director Rajan Swaroop said.

In February this year, Airtel Nigeria has announced the roll-out of 3G services across the 36 states in Nigeria and Capital Abuja.

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