Latest: MTN finally launches 4G generation in the capital, Juba

December 3, 2020 (Thessherald)–As citizens struggle with limited internet access across all parts of the country – the second largest mobile operator, MTN has announced the launch of 4G generation and affirmed its commitment to expanding its coverage to more than 70 locations in the capital, Juba.

“Today as we launch 4G, we celebrate again the resilience and strength of the people of South Sudan,” the mobile operator said in a statement on Thursday, adding that “4G is here to open new doors because at MTN we believe everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.”

“During the launch event MTN CEO Gordian Kyomukama announced the launch of over 70 sites in Juba with a commitment to provide 100% 4G coverage in Juba as well as to extend to other parts of the country in 2021.”

MTN, South Sudan’s second largest mobile operator, has come under fire for its poor connectivity and high data consumption on the Internet.

What’s 4G?

4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. It follows on from 3G (third generation) and 2G (second generation) mobile technology.

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