Telecom Namibia extends EV-DO data services to six more areas

11 Nov 2009

Telecom Namibia announced yesterday that it has extended its 3G CDMA2000 1xEV-DO mobile data service to six additional localities: Katima Mulilo, Oshikango, Ondangwa, Okahandja, Henties Bay and Long Beach (near Swakopmund). Meanwhile, the company reports that it is currently installing new EV-DO base stations in Windhoek to complement the existing eleven base stations in the capital city. Telecom Namibia’s 3G services are also available in Oshakati, Ongwediva, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Oranjemund, Rosh Pinah, Tsumeb, Rundu, Otjiwarongo, Grootfontein, Luderitz, Keetmanshoop, Aussenkehr, Gobabis, Mariental, Rehoboth and Scorpion Mine. Mobile broadband services are available to individuals and businesses ranging from an entry-level package priced at NAD289 (USD39.5) per month, to a premium plan including unlimited data usage costing NAD999 a month.