Ghana: Surfline Brings 1st 4G LTE Service to Ghana


In line with its commitment to bring latest cutting edge technologies to Ghana, Surfline has raised the bar with the introduction of 1st 4G LTE service to Ghanian ICT market.

With nearly 300 cell sites, both existing and new operators in the country are expected to benefit from Surfline's service offerings.

Being the largest single LTE deployment in Africa to date with sophisticated experiential stores and 24/7-call centre to their impressive technology partners and plans for nationwide expansion, Surfline is taking the Ghanian ICT market the next level.

Speaking on the new development, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the compnay, John Taylor, who has already invested over a $100 million to launch the network in Accra and Tema said that, "Across the world, people are enjoying super-fast Internet speeds powered by 4G LTE. Surfline is proud to bring this technology into Ghana for the first time and for Ghanaians to experience the difference it brings".

According to him, "Surfline will open the economy to new jobs and industries in technology, like application development, while also helping other sectors, like banking, retail and energy, do business more efficiently".

In order to create a world-class network, it would be recalled that Surfline last year selected Alcatel-Lucent to set-up and deploy its industry-leading 4G LTE ultra high-speed mobile broadband product capabilities that included LTE Radio Access Network, Evolved Packet Core and Professional services to install, optimize, maintain and manage the LTE network.

Source: Vanguard  29 August 2014