Africell Gambia launches LTE, claims 68Mbps speed

30 Jan 2018

Gambian mobile operator Africell – the country’s largest cellco by users – has announced the commercial launch of 4G LTE network services, joining rival QCell which introduced Gambia’s first LTE mobile service in May 2017. Africell has posted a series of promotional YouTube videos showing live LTE network speed tests with download/upload rates exceeding 68Mbps/20Mbps. Users are being offered a free 4G SIM card replacement for a promotional period.

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