Orange Jordan has strengthened its mobile network in the Amman and Ajloun governorates, with the rollout of additional towers and the deployment of additional frequencies. Orange’s Chief of Information Technology and Networks and Wholesale Officer Walid Al-Doulat explained that the operator had spent JOD5 million (USD7.1 million) on the works across the two regions. In Ajloun Orange installed additional sites, resulting in a 21% reduction in network congestion, according to the official. In the Amman governorate, meanwhile, the company deployed 900MHz frequencies on its ‘4G+’ LTE-A network, bolstering the system’s capacity whilst also improving coverage and speeds.
Separately, Orange added that its 3G coverage has now reached 98.6% of the population, whilst it 4g footprint stood at 97.4%. The operator did not disclose coverage details for its 4G+ network but claimed that the system was capable of providing download speeds of up to 250Mbps.