Airtel switches on 4G in Niamey

3 Jul 2019

Airtel Niger, the local mobile unit of Indian telecoms operator Bharti Airtel, has announced the commercial launch of LTE services. Coverage of the 4G network is currently available in the capital Niamey but will be expanded to the regional capitals and other main cities in the future. In April 2018 the government of Niger granted Airtel a 4G licence for XOF12 billion (USD20.6 million), including additional spectrum in the 1800MHz and 800MHz frequency bands, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database.

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