Monday, 24 July 2017

Smile raises $365m for Africa 4G expansion

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 08 September 15

Operator to use funds to provide nationwide 4G coverage across its footprint by end of the year.

African mobile operator Smile on Tuesday raised US$365 million, which it will spend on extending 4G coverage nationwide in markets where it already offers 4G. Smile launched 4G in Tanzania in June 2012, followed by Nigeria in February 2013 and Uganda in June 2013…

African mobile operator Smile on Tuesday raised US$365 million, which it will spend on extending 4G coverage nationwide in markets where it already offers 4G. Smile launched 4G in Tanzania in June 2012, followed by Nigeria in February 2013 and Uganda in June 2013…

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