SOMTEL unveils 3G network in Sanag and Sool regions


SOMTEL has for the first time launched 3G network services in Erigavo and Las-Anod this week, the company which provides telephone services, internet and mobile in all six regions of the country. On the 22nd of March SOMTEL launched it 3G mobile network services in Erigavo in a well attended ceremony which was held at the Hotel Mahuran, speaking during the occasion the head of SOMTEL in Sanag region Mr Ahmed Ibrahim said that SOMTEL is the only national company which traces its roots in Erigavo, the place where it was first founded and the company provides a wide range of services committed in satisfying the needs of its customers.

Elaborating on the benefits of 3G Adan Abdillahi the regional coordinator at SOMTEL said, the service will enable SOMTEL to offer its subscribers a wide range of advanced network services while achieving a greater network capacity transfer rates and spectral efficiency.  Abdinasir Awad (Donyo) who is the head of public relations at SOMTEL reiterated that SOMTEL is committed to focusing telecommunication development in Somaliland and that the 3G network provides a platform for distributing converged fixed mobile, voice data, internet and multimedia services.

SOMTEL just recently broadcasted the national football tournament live all over Somaliland and also the basketball tournament using 3G network service to transmit live matches to the delight of thousands of viewers all over the country.