Smile Communications extends TD-LTE network to Arusha

4 Dec 2013

BiztechAfrica reports that Tanzanian broadband wireless start-up Smile Communications has extended its 4G Time Division (TD)-LTE services to the town of Arusha, in the north of the country. The expansion follows the company’s launch in Dar es Salaam in May this year. Smile says that TD-LTE will be rolled out in phases ‘across Tanzania over the next two years’, while claiming that its new network promises an average speed of 6Mbps download and ’2Mbps at cell edge’.