MTN Nigeria and Qualcomm in 3G drive

Mobile_Telephone_Network_MTN_Nigeria_and_Qualcomm_are_collaborating_to_improve_the_3G_key_performance_indicators_KPI_of_MTN_Nigerias_wireless_networkMobile Telephone Network (MTN) Nigeria and Qualcomm are collaborating to improve the 3G key performance indicators (KPI) of MTN Nigeria’s wireless network

Maximising the full potential of 3G technology will allow MTN Nigeria’s 42mn subscribers to enjoy reliable, world-class service on mobile devices.

“As our subscriber base continues to grow, having an efficient and reliable network is essential to providing our customers with a best-in-class mobile experience,” said Lynda Saint-Nwafor, CTO of MTN Nigeria. “Qualcomm’s comprehensive network services and strong expertise in 3G and 4G technologies make them the ideal partner to help us improve the quality of our network.”

Optimising the performance of their 3G network will allow MTN Nigeria to offer seamless and reliable voice calling, as well as faster 3G data speeds for activities such as texting, sharing multimedia and browsing the Web. Qualcomm will provide technical and engineering support to help MTN Nigeria benchmark and audit their 3G network to identify potential areas for increased efficiency.

“Qualcomm is committed to helping operators in Africa to make the most of their technology investments,” said Alex Dadson, senior director of West African operations, Qualcomm. “With our presence in the local Nigerian market, we are pleased to be working with MTN Nigeria to enhance the quality of service on their 3G network. We look forward to continued collaboration with MTN Nigeria as they expand the reach of their mobile services to address the needs of Nigerian subscribers.”

MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, one of Africa’s leading cellular telecommunications companies. To date, the company has invested more than US$10bn in building Nigeria’s mobile telecommunications infrastructure. MTN now provides services in 223 cities and towns and more than 10,000 villages across Nigeria’s 36 states.

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