Telecom operator, AirtelTigo in partnership with Ericsson is set to upgrade it’s network infrastructure in Ghana.
This is in it’s quest to unify its network assets between former Tigo and Airtel, to provide customers with fast internet experience and superior voice quality.
The agreement with Ericsson includes end-to-end consolidation and managed services for the AirtelTigo Network.
Accordingly, AirtelTigo will be able to expand coverage to all parts of the country, including rural areas.
At a press briefing, the Chief Executive Officer for AirtelTigo, Roshi Motman, said: “The main benefits of the network upgrade to our customers are — nationwide coverage, fast internet speeds and superior voice quality.”
She was confident that Ericsson, was well resourced with both the latest technology and expertise to do the consolidation and upgrade the network to world class standards.
Jonathan Adams, the Customer Unit Head for South and East Africa, Ericsson Middle and East Africa , said: “We continue to partner with customers and take on the prime integrator role in complex multivendor integration and deployment projects.”
He said that, the new partnership will enable them help the telecommunications company pave the way towards 4G and eventually 5G network evolution in Ghana.
Report by: Stephanie Horsu