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Tigo launches 4G+ in Tanzania

Mobile operator Tigo Tanzania has announced the launch of 4G+ network promising data customers "an ultra-fast digital experience".

"The launch of 4G+ is in line with Tigo's transformative journey and the company's objective of offering customers the best digital experience," said , Jerome Albou, Tigo's Chief Technical and Information Officer.

Tigo customers with a 4G+ enabled smartphone can access what the operator described as ultra-fast downloads at normal internet bundle rates.

Tarik Boudiaf, Tigo's Chief Commercial Officer, noted "We are now competing with the developed nations who are currently rolling out 5G technology. The latest generation of mobile communication technology in Tanzania denote that full possibilities of internet are now opened to our customers."

The company claims its 4G network reaches speeds of up to 60Mbps and the new 4G+ doubles the speed to reach 120Mbps.

"This is a shared speed among subscribers latching in a specific site and the total speed is distributed among them," according to a statement issued.

It added that the Tigo 4G+ network has been rolled out in five main cities of the country namely; Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Morogoro, Moshi and Dodoma "with ongoing expansion to other cities."

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