TMCEL deploys 770 base stations

25 September 2023

TMCEL has deployed 770 new base stations as part of the second phase of the expansion and modernization program for its telecommunications network, which is 57% complete.

As part of network modernization and expansion, TMCEL upgraded its fibre optic backbone and installed new equipment to activate customers and monitor the network. The company has established points of presence for internet provision in 95% of the country and started updating Business Support Systems (BSS).

TMCEL's network now covers all provinces of Mozambique with 4G and 4.5G technologies, with the exception of Niassa, bringing its overall availability to 97% compared to 86% at the start of the project. Additionally, bandwidth capacity has increased from 10 to 400Gbps.