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LTE commercially launches in Somaliland

January 05, 2016 · 1 min read
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Alepo, a leading provider of IT and network infrastructure software solutions for communications service providers worldwide that has worked closely with market leaders including Vodafone, MTN, France Telecom, and Digicel  announced today that Somcable a communication service provider in East Africa has gone live with 4G/LTE in Somaliland.

This LTE network would enable Somcable offer high speed, fixed broadband services commercially and to households with Alepo providing a connecting online platform for billing and charging namely Alepo OCS and Alepo Service Enabler.

Alepo completed this LTE project in conjunction with Airspan, a leading provider of 4G broadband wireless products and solutions. As a result of this partnership, Somcable will enjoy fast, working and proven 4G LTE solutions that supports current business needs and anticipate needs ahead of time.

“A joint 4G LTE Advanced solution from Airspan and Alepo is on the cutting edge of the rapidly growing LTE marketplace, in patnering with Alepo, we can present providers with a complete solution with the power and agility to define the marketplace.” said Henrik Smith-Peterson, President Global Sales of Airspan.

Abdourahman Mohammed, CEO of Somcable said the company is geared towards improving the lives of the Somaliland citizenry and that the combined LTE – Advanced solution from Alepo and Airspan has given Somcable the foundation to expand to new mobile broadband in ways that connect and empower the region.

 

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