Vodafone launches high speed data service

VODAFONE Zambia has launched its 4G high speed data service with an investment of approximately US$40 million in the deployment of its network.

The advanced 4G high speed data services are initially available in Lusaka and the Copperbelt with plans to expand to other towns.

Company chief executive officer Lars Stork said at a media briefing in Lusaka yesterday that Vodafone Zambia was a partnership market of the global telecommunication group which had mobile operations in 26 countries and partners with mobile networks in 58 other countries.

He said his company would revolutionise the provision of data services in the ICT sector by bringing to the market innovative products and services.

“We are delighted to launch our services in Zambia, which marks the beginning of a revolution in the provision of data services in the ICT sector. In line with our vision of becoming the leading next generation operator in the country, we are bringing to the market innovative products and services that will enable our customers to experience global 4G services,” he said.

Mr Stork also announced that Vodafone Zambia launched its unique student university programme and E-learning portal that would enhance learning and growth opportunities in Zambia. He explained that his company had currently employed university graduates as part of its graduate training programme that represents 40 percent of its workforce.