Airtel to partner with ZTE to Roll Out 4G in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria has made a deal with Chinese equipment vendor ZTE for the deployment of 4G LTE services.

Airtel conducted a trial of LTE technology in Lagos in December 2012 and in the fourth quarter of 2015, the firm said it had received approval to use its 1800 MHz spectrum for the rollout of 4G services.

"Airtel and ZTE's collaboration to roll out 4G service pan Nigeria will dramatically improve mobile internet experience for telecoms consumers across the country", says Segun Ogunsanya, Airtel Nigeria CEO and Managing Director.