Friday, September 09, 2016

Official: ntel network compatible with Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

The acclaimed Nigeria’s most forward-thinking Fourth Generation cum Long Term Evolution (4G/LTE) broadband operator has disclosed that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge from the world’s leading smartphone manufacturer is fully compatible on its network, reports ITRealms.

This, ITRealms gathered, followed months of compatibility tests, ntel now says the network is now well-matched with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, thus making it possible for owners and users of the aforementioned devices to call and browse at superfast speeds on the ntel network.
According to ntel in a press statement made available to ITRealms by the chief executive officer, Mr. Kamar Abass, with this feat, ntel becomes the first 4G/LTE provider in Africa to achieve device and network compatibility that will enable VoLTE capable calls.

He also said that ntel’s network supports crystal-clear High-Definition (HD) Voice calling (VoLTE), as well as key LTE-Advanced features including Carrier Aggregation (CA); and Multiple-In Multiple-Out (MIMO) Antennae technology.

These features, Abass explained combined to enable downlink data speeds of up to 230 Megabits per second and are both supported on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices.

“Samsung is the leader in the Nigerian smart phone market and news of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge compatibility with our 4G/LTE advanced network is fantastic news for our customers who have been eagerly waiting to use their high-end Samsung devices on our network. As Nigeria’s first pure-play 4G/LTE-Advanced network, ntel is committed to ensuring its customers have the widest possible range of devices to choose from,” he said.

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices are top of the range devices from Samsung with enhanced design, high-quality cameras, water resistance, wireless charging, and connectivity to an unparalleled galaxy of services, products and experiences.

Also reacting on the development, delighted Director and Business Leader, Information Technology and Mobile, Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr. Emmanouil Revmatas, said Samsung will continue to defy boundaries of engineering to perfect the user experience through innovative designs and envelope-pushing solutions as exemplified by the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

Samsung, he said, is committed to ensuring that users get the best of their mobile devices, stressing that the S7 and S7 Edge smartphones were designed to usher consumers into a whole new galaxy with impeccable features.

“We have further cemented our brand’s promise with this partnership that allows users make calls and browse at super fast speeds without interruption. This is definitely a great value added experience,” he said.

He pointed out that with a sleek, curved-glass back and slim ergonomic body, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are easy to hold in one hand and fit in your pocket or purse, among other features.

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