3G UMTS Frequency Bands
4G LTE Frequency Bands
Eswatini Mobile Limited was incorporated in the Kingdom of Eswatini on the 13th May 2016. Eswatini Mobile Limited was setup as a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to apply for a license to build and operate a mobile telecommunication network in the Kingdom of Eswatini.
In October 2016, Eswatini Communication Commission (SCCOM) called on all interested companies to bid for the Third Telecommunications Operators License. bids were submitted, evaluated and the final decision selecting Swazi Mobile Limited as the winner was announced on the 29th of December 2016.
The Licenses to be the Third Telecommunications Operators in the Kingdom of Swaziland was awarded to Eswatini Mobile Limited formerly known as Swazi Mobile Limited on the 17th February 2017.
The company launched 2G GSM and 3G UMTS services over the 900 MHz band, using its non contiguous 5+5 MHz spectrum allocations in April 2017. A further 10 MHz of B1 (2100 MHz) spectrum is held, but it is unclear whether 3G services are available. Eswatini Mobile uses B3 (1800 MHz) for its 4G LTE service.
4G LTE Network Information
Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.
|Evolution||Status||Active [Launched 2017-04]|
|Max. MIMO||Max. Modulation|
|LTE Band||Channel Width||Status|