Airtel Nigeria has finally enter the first four (Premiership things).
The Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has announced on Saturday that the telecommunications firm has rolled out its Fourth Generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology popularly known as 4G, in Nigeria.
In a statement released in Lagos, he stated that a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment/systems company, ZTE was partnered during the roll out of the technology.
It would be recalled that the same Ogunsanya said in December, 2012, that Airtel was the first telecom operator in the nation to have completed a successful 4G trial within Lagos.
He said the development is in line with Airtel’s commitment to lead in innovation and front in a mobile internet revolution in Nigeria.
He said: “This is a new dawn for mobile internet in Nigeria.
“Airtel and ZTE’s collaboration to roll out 4G service plan in Nigeria will dramatically improve mobile internet experience for telecommunications consumers across the country.
“Indeed, Airtel is committed to strengthening its position as a true pioneer of innovation in the Nigerian telecommunications domain.
“This is in line with our overall corporate vision of becoming the mobile Internet service provider of first choice for every Nigerian.”
ZTE Corporation’s Regional Vice-President, Zhang Ruigang, noted that ZTE would work with Airtel Nigeria to build the first-class 4G LTE network and provide the telecommunication network the best long term service (LTE).
Ruigang, said: “4G LTE is a truly global mobile phone standard for advanced mobile broadband.
“Airtel’s 4G LTE aims to offer users faster, more reliable mobile broadband internet for devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops.”