SWIFT Networks Acquires Chromecom, Expanding 4G LTE Operations to Abuja and PH

by | Jun 9, 2015

Internet Service provider, SWIFT Networks has announced the acquisition of 15MHz of spectrum in the 3.5GHz band from Chromecom Ltd, a subsidiary of Monarch Communications Limited.

This is move will enable the degongestion of existing 4G LTE networks in Lagos, from October, whilst expanding services to Abuja and Port Harcourt. The company has already begun making moves towards more widespread adoption of 4G LTE

“We have ordered equipment for the migration of over 100,000 WiMAX customers to our expanded 4G LTE network to be undertaken from October, 2015. We hereby reconfirm that we would swap out all the current 4G WiMAX modems to the faster and more efficient 4G LTE modems FREE OF CHARGE”.

In addition, over 1000 additional 4G LTE base stations are to be deployed in Lagos state befoe the last quarter of 2015. Expansion to Abuja and Port Harcourt, the company promises, will take place within the same time frame.

Photo Credit: Janitors via Compfight cc

Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

Chief Servant. I bully myself because I make me do what I put my mind to.

On January 22, 2022, be part of the largest gathering of innovators, startup founders, thinkers, programmers, policymakers, and investors in West Africa. Register free.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Recent News

Uber’s bet on ‘Okada’

Uber’s bet on ‘Okada’

Today on #TechpointDigest, @nifemeah discusses Uber’s launching its motorbike hailing service, UberMoto, in Ibadan.

Subscribe to Techpoint Digest!

A daily 5-minute roundup of happenings in African and global tech, sent directly to your email inbox, between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m (WAT) every week day!

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Subscribe to Crypto Explorer

A monthly series featuring in-depth analysis on the cryptocurrency sector in Africa

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Subscribe to The Experts

A bi-weekly where tech career specialists take us on their journey from newbie to expert, and how they became successful in the industry.

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Subscribe to Founder's Table

A monthly series, where we catch up with founders in the startup ecosystem, learn about their failures, successes and a few tricks of the trade

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap