MTN Uganda, the country’s leading mobile operator by subscribers, has announced the expansion of its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. From today (9 July) services are available in all major towns, including Mbale, Mbarara, Lira, Arua, Gulu, Kabale, Kasese, Fort Portal, Moroto, Masaka and Jinja, as part of a ‘nationwide’ rollout, PC Tech reports. 4G coverage was previously limited to Greater Kampala and Entebbe since the technology launched in April 2013. The LTE network offers download speeds of up to 100Mbps, MTN Uganda says. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, MTN had a 45% share of Uganda’s 23.8 million mobile subscribers at the end of March 2015.
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