Dhiraagu has introduced 4G LTE network in the island of Dhidhdhoo in Haa Alif atoll on Saturday, under their ongoing project to provide Dhiraagu Broadband Internet connection across the Maldives.
Dhiraagu is the market leading telecom operator in the Maldives offering mobile, broadband and fixed voice services.
The island council of Dhidhdhoo, including its chief Ibrahim Sinan, and other top officials of the island participated in the launching ceremony of Dhiraagu 4G LTE, along with Dhiraagu Kulhudhuffushi Operations Centre’s manager Mohamed Hassan and Dhiraagu public relations manager Imjad Jaleel.
Speaking at the ceremony, council chief Ibrahim Sinan declared that the introduction of 4G internet connection will be a major boost for the island’s socio-economic, youth and educational development.
Dhiraagu PR manager Imjad Jaleel noted the relatively high population of Dhidhdhoo and the number of its people who use smart devices. He announced plans for Dhiraagu to launch 4G LTE in more islands throughout the year, stating that fast internet speeds facilitate better communications within the islands and are beneficial to visitors as well.
Under their project to provide broadband connection to all of the Maldives, Dhiraagu has already introduced 4G to Addu atoll and the islands of Fuvahmulah, Villigili in Gaafu Alif atoll, Thinadhoo in Gaafu Dhaal atoll, Naifairu in Lhaviyani atoll and Kulhudhuffushi in Haa Dhaal atoll. They are currently providing 4G to 56 percent of the Maldives, while Dhiraagu 3G has been introduced to all the inhabited islands of the archipelago.