SingTe, in partnership with Ericsson and Samsung, has unveiled the world’s first commercial 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced service for smartphones in Nigeria.
The service became accessible this week when Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+, which is currently the first smartphone worldwide to be compatible with 4G LTE-Advanced networks, was launched in Singapore.
According to SingTel, the Samsung GALAXY Alpha 4G+ another compatible smartphone will be available beginning September 2014.
“From websurfing and uploading selfies to streaming videos, users are doing a lot with their smartphones. With this launch, SingTel clients will be the first worldwide to enjoy the benefits of the fastest phone on the quickest network,” stated Tay Yeow Lian, the managing director of networks at SingTel.
Lian added that they are constantly enhancing the networks with the most recent technologies to offer customers the best possible experience for today’s increasingly bandwidth-hungry applications.
SingTel has been working with Ericsson, its mobile network equipment provider to expand its 4G LTE-Advanced network rapidly throughout Singapore.
According to Lian, the company has accelerated their network roll out programme and are about to acquire nationwide outdoor coverage by the first quarter of 2015.
Samsung noted it is proud to introduce the first LTE-Advanced smartphones in Singapore.