Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Ghana's Surfline Deploys LTE with Alcatel-Lucent

Surfline Communications, a new mobile operator, is planning to launch Ghana’s first 4G LTE service in Q1 2014. Initial LTE coverage will be in the capital, Accra, followed by all major cities and a nationwide rollout.

Alcatel-Lucent will provide hardware and software, along with installation, optimization, maintenance and managed services.  This includes the LTE Radio Access Network, the Evolved Packet Core, and professional services to install, optimize, maintain and manage the LTE network.

Surfline is owned by Skybridge Investments Ltd. a wholly owned Ghanaian company and headquartered in Accra, Ghana.