Telecom Namibia today announced that it has extended its 3G EVDO mobile service to Katima Mulilo, Oshikango, Ondangwa, Okahandja, Henties Bay and the Long beach near Swakopmund.
The service became available since 9 November this year.
According to the Senior Manager of Mobile Networks Samuel Duncan, the newly installed 3G-EVDO network infrastructure will bring faster and even more reliable data services to these towns and localities.
The extension of the 3G-EVDO network to Katima Mulilo, Oshikango, Ondangwa, Okahandja, Henties Bay and the Long beach will enable Telecom Namibia customers, living, working or traveling across these towns and areas, to experience faster 3G data service.
New 3G-EVDO base stations are currently being installed in Windhoek to complement the existing 11 base stations in the capital city. These will be in Khomasdal, Avis, Katutura, Kleine Kuppe, Pioneers Park and Otjomuise.
The 3G-EVDO service is currently available in Windhoek, Oshakati, Ongwediva, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Oranjemund, Rosh Pinah, Tsumeb, Rundu, Otjiwarongo, Grootfontein, Luderitz, Keetmanshoop, Aussenkehr, Gobabis, Mariental and Rehoboth and Scorpion Mine.
"A robust and reliable network is at the heart of everything we do at Telecom Namibia and we are dedicated to ensuring our customers in each and every region of the country feel the benefit of this," Duncan said.
He said the combination of the company`s recent CDMA network improvements, upgrade and the latest deployments give its customers access to some of the most advanced wireless voice and data services in the country.
The company`s mobile broadband service is available to individuals and businesses by contacting the nearest Teleshop. Customers can select from any of Telecom Namibia`s mobile broadband packages starting from the lowest package of N$289 a month or subscribe for the unlimited premium plan for only N$999 a month.