MTN Liberia earmarks $30m for expansion

Liberian operator to upgrade network and expand its reach to more towns
MTN Liberia is investing $30m in its network.
MTN Liberia is investing $30m in its network.

Share

Mobile operator MTN Liberia is set to invest some $30 million to expand its network and implement “advanced services” for its mobile customers.

The operator, which is part of South Africa’s MTN Group, said that the investment will be used to boost coverage to more villages, towns and cities in Liberia.

MTN Liberia has already expanded its network to an additional 20 locations in the past 12 months, increasing its footprint to more than 160 locations, the telco said in a statement.

The operator, which was formerly known as Lonestar, expanded to cover the region of Grand Kru County on April 2. Moreover, its Grand Kru cell site has been configured with voice-over-IP over satellite, using Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) technology.

The installation of DAMA will allow MTN Liberia to expand the site’s capacity in the future with no need to acquire additional satellite bandwidth. It also increase the speed of EDGE in Barclayville and surrounding areas.

REGISTER NOW | Webinar Event | Security you can bank on – Safeguarding the Middle East’s financial sector

Presented in partnership with security and network specialist Cybereason, the second in the three part webinar series will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how banks and financial institutions are evolving their service offering while simultaneously staying one step ahead of the cyber criminals who seek to bring their operations crashing to the ground.

Editor's Choice

Emerson expands analytics platform for industrial enterprise-level wireless infrastructure management
Plantweb Insight platform adds two new Pervasive Sensing applications that manage wireless networks more efficiently with a singular interface to the enterprise
Digitalisation seen as a competitive advantage by Middle East private businesses
Nearly 80 per cent of private business leaders acknowledge that digitalisation can impact business sustainability
Etisalat introduces Multi-Access Edge Computing architecture delivering best-in-class video streaming performance for 5G networks
MEC architecture achieves performance gains of as much as 90% in video streaming, validating how ultra-low-latency applications will be delivered over 4G and 5G networks

Most popular

Don't Miss a Story