4.5g LTE-2300 Launched on the Copperbelt!

Zamtel launches 4.5G LTE-2300 network on the Copperbelt in its quest to improve communication services, pushing forward its technology vision by deploying state of the art, cutting edge 4.5G long term evolution communication.

This deployment is a crucial step for Zamtel that will allow the company to offer innovative high-definition services to its customers on the Copperbelt and will help the company attain its vision to be technology innovation leaders on the market.

Zamtel, Government owned total telecommunications provider has officially launched its 4.5G LTE-2300 network coverage on the Copperbelt Province.

The network will enable Zamtel to offer its fixed network subscribers significantly higher data speeds, thereby enhancing customer experience on the Zamtel network.

The 4.5G LTE-2300 technology has been rolled out in Kitwe, Kalulushi, Chambishi, Chingola, Chililabombwe, Mufulira and Solwezi. The network solution will not only be advantageous to the company but to Zamtel customers as well, as customers will connect with a far more superior data experience from their homes or offices.

The successful implementation of this project by Zamtel signifies the transformation of the ICT industry on the Copperbelt and re-defines internet services and opens up numerous opportunities in ICT.

And speaking at the launch event at Sherbourne Hotel in Kitwe Honourable Brian Mushimba, Minister of transport and communications said the 4.5G LTE network roll out is part of the advance delivery of the Universal Access Phase 2 Project that the Government is implementing together with Zamtel and Huawei Technologies.

He added that the launch is a giant leap for Zamtel as it allows the company to offer innovative and data-hungry services to customers and will help the company in its quest to be technology innovation leaders in the market. “The successful implementation of this project by Zamtel signifies the transformation of the ICT industry on the Copperbelt and re-defines internet services and opens up numerous opportunities in ICT,” he says.

Tian Rui, Huawei Technologies Zambia Ltd Country Director says that the Company is excited about the official launch of 4.5G LTE-2300 which establishes the world’s most advanced LTE network. She added that Huawei, together with the Government of Zambia and Zamtel plan to roll out a world class network throughout the country ensuring that customers get access to high quality internet services and affordable prices.