(Ecofin Agency) – The mobile operator Tigo Senegal, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg telecoms group Millicom International Cellular (MIC), today launched a major national caravan to publicise its new offerings to its users. The day before the launch, reports the Senegalese information website leral.net, Joyce Gotta Sagoe (photo), the marketing manager of Tigo Senegal, revealed that the operator would invest $ 115 billion CFA francs in modernising and improving its 3G + network.
Through this investment, Tigo Senegal remains true to its ambition to bring the digital lifestyle to its consumers. With the availability of a voice network and data quality to consumers, the telecom operator hopes to increase consumption of its telecom offerings and, as a fallout, its revenue. With this modernisation of its 3G + network, Tigo Senegal wishes surgery to prepare its technical equipment to switch to 4G.
About 4G, moreover, the Tigo Senegal marketing director said that the company is in negotiations with the Telecommunications and Post Regulatory Agency (ARTP) for the acquisition of the mobile technology, next step of the evolution of its mobile network. Joyce Gotta Sagoe assured: “We are currently in negotiations with the regulator in terms of the granting of 4G licence and negotiations are going well.”