Telma launches 4G in more than 50 cities

22 Jun 2015

Telecom Malagasy (Telma) has confirmed that it has launched 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in more than 50 cities across Madagascar. Calling the new network ‘a natural evolution of the 3G+ network’, Telma notes that it offers 4G coverage of towns and cities such as Toliara, Taolagnaro, Mananjary, Ihosy, Antananarivo, Sainte Marie, Sambava and Mahajanga. The service can be accessed via a number of compatible smartphones – including the Samsung Galaxy S6, iPhone 6, Huawei Ascend and LG G3 Beat – as well as via USB dongles and wireless router devices. The network went live on 19 June.

Madagascar,Telecom Malagasy (Telma),


Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.

Subscribe to CommsUpdate


Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.