MTN Nigeria’s new 4G+ service claims speeds of up to 200 Mbps

MTN Nigeria today announced that it has launched 4G+ in Lagos, Abuja, and PH, a new LTE service boasting speeds of up to 200 Mbps.

According to the company in a statement, its new 4G+service runs on 4G LTE Advanced Technology using a combination of its recently acquired 800 MHz spectrum and 2600 MHz.

“The added spectrum and advanced technology extend the reach an capacity of MTN’s data network in Nigeria and enables speeds of up to 200 Mbps,” the company said.

With 200 Mbps, a 30-minute HD video could take as little as three minutes to download on 4G+, while the same video would take around eight minutes to download on standard 4G.

The company says that the service is immediately available in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt and will deliver much higher broadband speeds, a more consistent connection and significant improvement in indoor coverage.


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