ADDIS ABABA – Ethio Telecom has launched 4G LTE services in 67 towns and upgraded the service in 27 others, its officials announced Wednesday.
“We are delighted” to make the service available in these towns, the telco said, adding that the launch is part of its Phase-III 4G LTE service network expansion strategic plan.
The 4G LTE service, which started in Addis Ababa two years ago, is now available in 181 towns and cities across Ethiopia.
“We are also committed to upgrading and expanding 4G LTE service to meet the ever-growing data demands of our esteemed customers and based on the high data traffic/ usage in the time ahead,” Ethio telecom said.
Its officials said the high-speed features and reliable data services of 4G LTE “will play critical roles in enabling and empowering our customers to join the digital world, increase productivity and improve their experiences”.
The state-owned telco, a subject of a partial privatization bid, plans to increase its subscriber base to 73.5 million, and generate 75.05bln Birr in annual revenues by “improving service delivery and by increasing customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty,” among others.
Featured Image Caption: Ethio Telecom CEO in a File Photo dated May 21, 2021.
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