Telecom Namibia launched its services in various parts of the Kavango West Region and at the same time unveiled a brand-new ultramodern store at Nkurenkuru on Thursday last week.
The services include Frequency Division (FD) LTE, and 4G technology at Nkurenkuru for both fixed and mobile access services while in Nankudu, the telecommunication company installed a multi-service access node (MSAN) also known as a multi-service access gateway.
Areas such as Rupara, Katwitwi, Mururani, Ngone, and Bunya also received 3g technology.
The company’s acting Chief Executive Officer, Calvin Muniswaswa said these upgrades and new installations will allow residents in the Kavango West region to have faster connectivity to the world; do easy mobile money transfers, online banking and have access to applications and social media.
The CEO said the new design of the shop is in line with Telecom Namibia’s broader plan of redesigning its outlets for an improved retail presentation of its products and services while introducing new technologies and solutions that will boost the country’s telecommunications sector.
Interactive and revolutionary, and featuring the latest in digital technology, the state-of-the-art outlet will change the way customers in Nkurenkuru and surrounding communities shop for telecom products and services said Muniswaswa.
In addition, the also features cutting-edge mobile products and fixed broadband services aimed at enhancing the lives of customers and empowering individual communication needs as well as a customer care point where products and services can be purchased, reporting faults and where customers can apply for new services, as well as a billing centre for services payments.
Highlighting the Government’s commitment towards Information, Communication Technology (ICT). Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Engel Nawatiseb said: “The Government recognises the strategic importance of ICT and the major role it plays in contributing to the social and economic development of our country and its citizens.
Nawatised said various achievements in the sector since 1992, with the establishment of Telecom Namibia, has demonstrated clearly the ongoing commitments and Government’s political will toward supporting the growth and development of the sector.
“Telecommunications impacts almost every aspect of our lives. It affects the way we do business, the way we grow our economy, the way we manage our time, the way we keep in touch with each other, and the way we build our collective human experiences. And Telecom Namibia’s aim to encourage the effective use and accessibility of ICT services and gadgets have to be commended,” the Deputy Minister said.