INTERNATIONAL - Ericsson and Orange launched a 4G network in Sierra Leone in the nation’s capital, Freetown, on March 27, 2019.
This partnership will be providing its residents with fast and reliable 4G access.
Orange will use Ericsson Radio System products and solutions to offer 4G in 60 sites, which is designed for low latency and fast mobile broadband in a cost and energy-efficient manner, optimizing use of frequency bands and realizing fiber-like access speeds over the air.
With reduced latency, consumers in Sierra Leone can enjoy online services, including HD video and network games.
Aminata Kane Ndiaye, Chief Executive of Orange Sierra Leone, said, "Today marks a new era for mobile broadband in Sierra Leone. The 4G launch will bring consumer’s mobile experience to a whole new level – with higher speeds and reliable broadband access. Thanks to our successful cooperation with Ericsson we can offer 4G to our customers, facilitate network planning and maintenance and allow for smooth introduction of new IP-based services".