TechInAfrica – Safaricom has partnered with Ericsson to provide Kenyan with mobile broadband coverage where fiber isn’t available.
It uses microwave solutions called – MINI-LINK 6352 – to facilitate gigabit-per-second microwave delivery. The solution is deemed to be efficient with simplified operations and maintenance.
“Safaricom is committed to offering customers the best user experiences through our high-quality networks, and we are committed to building a solid base to evolve our networks to global standards. Our partnership with Ericsson allows us to inspire and innovate to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers and businesses in all sectors across Kenya,” says Peter Ndegwa, CEO of Safaricom.
“Our collaboration with Safaricom will help develop and deploy a future-ready network with a new level of capacity, speed, and quality – allowing it to create and offer new services to customers and businesses,” Todd Ashton, Vice President and Head of Ericsson East and South Africa said.
“Through this partnership, we will showcase the benefits of high speed and reliable microwave backhaul to Safaricom and across Kenya setting Africa in motion.”