Coronavirus delays Expresso’s 4G launch in Senegal

Coronavirus delays Expresso’s 4G launch in Senegal

Senegalese operator Expresso has delayed its launch of commercial 4G services due to the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus).

Originally scheduled for 31st March, the launch has been postponed after Senegal’s government declared a state of emergency in the country. Expresso will now wait until the emergency is over to complete its launch preparations.

Thus far, preparations have included a nationwide modernisation programme across its 3G network. Expresso noted that it has upgraded 270 sites across Dakar, with coverage now available in 100% of the city.

The operator added that the upgrade offered subscribers “a new experience with high quality phone calls, a faster internet connection and improved indoor network coverage.”


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