Sierra Leone’s biggest most innovative and leading mobile network Africell has made history again by being the first GSM company in West Africa to introduce E-Sim Technology.
Africell’s John Conteh broke the news to journalists at a well-attended press launch at the CATCO HOTEL in Freetown. He noted that Africell is introducing the E-SIM technology for the first time in West Africa.
The service he disclosed is now in many countries in Europe and hence it introduction in Sierra Leone for the first time is geared towards positioning the company to increasingly rise to the occasion to serve the many Sierra Leoneans and tourists who are visiting the country in December.
Subscribers or nonsubscribers of Africell according to Mr.Conteh would only access th##e service# if they have the latest iPhone or Google phones. The service Africell says will be available at their Corporate Office in Wilberforce and Oden in central Freetown. Subscribers and non -subscribers of Africell will benefit from the new system through its numerous agents.
Peoples who are using Africell for the first time, he stated would be given the opportunity to choose from five platinum numbers and hence that is done Africell agents would migrate their data using the backbone and they would eventually go simless.
The Service according to Africell would largely ensure that subscribers are able to use Africell voice, data, and other services without a sim card.
Africell Sierra Leone was the first to introduce the 2G, 3G and 4G technologies in the country.
With the requisite precision, speed and reliability Africell has always led the digital revolution in Sierra Leone.
A senior official of a Corporate institution in Sierra Leone while reacting to the introduction of the service noted that Africell has always been there for them whenever they needed to access the latest technology in the world.