Eswatini Mobile

Eswatini Mobile

Company Name

Eswatini Mobile Limited

Ownership Type

Privately Held

MNC

02

3G UMTS Frequency Bands

4G LTE Frequency Bands

Company Overview

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.

3G UMTS Network Information

Details on UMTS network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Launch Date 2017-04 Status Active
UMTS BandPacket DataStatus
- Unconfirmed
Active
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
Carrier Aggregation - Features -
LTE BandChannel WidthStatus
10 MHz Active