Dhiraagu Launched 4G LTE Network and Upgrades the National Mobile Network

Dhiraagu 4G LTE is active and live on Maldives’s largest network providing customers, a superior experience with the fastest speeds in the country. 4G means the fourth generation of data technology for cellular networks. LTE stands for Long Term Evolution and is short for a very technical process for high-speed data for phones and other mobile devices. Together, they make 4G LTE ̶ the fastest 4G service available today. With the initial introduction, Dhiraagu superior 4G LTE network will be live and active in Male' City, Villingili, Hulhumale' and the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. 

Dhiraagu 4G LTE network supports up to 100mbps download speed.  On average customers can enjoy download speeds of 15 - 20Mbps on Dhiraagu 4G LTE network. The speed range may vary between users and is subject to device, hardware and software limitations, 4G network coverage/traffic, distance between user and base station, nature of the location, source of website and other external factors.

Dhiraagu customers with an LTE supported device, can enjoy the superior 4G experience by having their SIM cards easily replaced to an LTE supported SIM. The 4G LTE frequency for our network is 1800 MHz (band 3) and customers must ensure that their LTE handset falls within this band. The 4G LTE SIM Kits are available to all our customers, free of charge till 30 November 2014. Dhiraagu also introduces the 4G LTE SIM cards with a special SIM adapter that is compatible with all SIM sizes making it more convenient for our customers. Dhiraagu 4G network also supports the widest range of popular LTE devices in the country.

At the official unveiling ceremony of the superior 4G LTE network, Dhiraagu also demonstrated 4G LTE Advanced Network, for the first time in Maldives. At the ceremony, Director Marketing, Ahmed Maumoon said “In the coming weeks we will continue to expand our 4G services to additional islands and our primary focus is to provide a superior experience to our customers”

With the successful completion of our mobile network upgrade project, Dhiraagu’s customers can enjoy a far superior experience with the fastest 3G/HSPA and 4G LTE speeds in the nation



Media contact for information:
Imjad Jaleel
Assistant Manager Public Relations
Phone: 3311681, Mobile: 779 2040

Mohamed Mirshan Hassan
Manager Marketing Communications and Public Relations
Phone: 3311336