MTN Ghana has launched its 4G+ service to provide enhanced data speed with wider coverage for its customers.
A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Mr Sam Koranteng, the Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, explained that the 4G+ service runs on 4G LTE advanced technology.
It also uses the combination of the 800MHz and 2600MHz for carrier aggregation, which is an enhancement on the 4G LTE experience.
The statement said it provided more capacity and enhanced data speed of up to 20x if migrating from 3G to 4G+ and 5x if migrating from 4G to 4G+.
It expressed delight at the extent to which the 4G+ technology would further impact the development of the country and provide more opportunities for Ghanaians to fully utilise digital services.
"The underlying belief we have, which drives us in providing more enhanced technologies, is that everybody deserves the benefits of a modern connected life," it said.
"This year is the Year of the Customer," the statement said, adding that it would continue to invest in the latest technology to enable its customers to experience an enhanced digital lifestyle.
"Additionally, it will also go to support the growth of the country in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Big Data," the statement said.
It said with faster internet and wider coverage, the transmission of data could be done with ease and speed, adding that, higher speed internet broadband promoted business growth and enriched social lives, ultimately boosting national development.
It said the company had already deployed 1,226 total 4G LTE sites of which 625 sites are 4G+ in all regions nationwide, especially in the regional capitals and key towns and plans for full national coverage were ongoing.