Unmasking the future – Bluesky launches 4G Plus

By Toleafoa Douglas Creevey 12 March 2017, 12:00AM

Toleafoa Douglas Creevey  

Chief Executive Officer

Remarks at the launch

We are pleased to announce the Launch and Introduction of 'Our Superior 4G Plus network" in Samoa.

This is by far the biggest milestone and investment in Bluesky history since 2011. We are proud to bring to you the latest technology and the first to introduce to Samoa. 

4G Plus or LTE-advance is the technology we are introducing, this is the next generation of 4G or LTE.

Therefore we can proudly announce that we are the first to bring this technology to Samoa. In an ideal scenario our network could deliver more than 100mbps download and 40mbps upload, these naturally depend on many factors such as spectrum availability, handsets the customer user's.

We have conducted internal test and the test results and mind blowing.

What is 4G Plus? 4G Plus is another name given to the 4th Generation of mobile networks. 4G Plus (LTE-Advanced) is the new term for the enhancement of our 4G network, which allows 4G Plus phones to receive data from multiple bands. 4G Plus operates on two bands 1800MHz and 700MHz for superior connection. 

4G Plus is designed to enable a further step change in data rates.  Incorporating higher order MIMO (2x2 and beyond) and allowing carrier aggregation into a single stream, 4G Plus’ target is to achieve peak data rates of 1 billions of bits per second.

We have 40, 4G sites live today, what this means is that we will cover more than 50% of Samoa's population with 4G coverage. The more important fact is that 50% of our 4G coverage with have 4G Plus.  Our coverage will span from 

Apia Town Area to Alafua, 

Apia Town Area to Vaoala,

Apia Town Area to Vailele,

Vaitele, Nu'u, Siusega, Vaivase, Fagalii Airport 

and upto Faleolo Airport

4G Plus technology allows you to take advantage of a superior internet experience. Quicker uploads and downloads, minimal buffering, improved web browsing, better video viewing, more gaming, apps and data.

All you need to enjoy this great network is a 4G capable handset, be in a 4G coverage area and enjoy the best 4G plan that will be introduced from tomorrow onwards. 

We are extremely proud that we have addressed all types of audience that use our services and for those that are not with us, check out the latest data offers and we encourage you to trial us out and reconsider your current service provider. we have propositions for;

a) Prepaid Mobile

b) Post-paid Mobile

c) Prepaid Dongle

d) Post-paid Dongle

e) Prepaid Home Internet

f) Post-Paid Home Internet

For all our businesses, BIG or Small, Talk to use and we will make you the best proposition in Samoa. 

We have lined up some great activity commencing tomorrow, to our fellow Samoan's.

We invite all of you to come over to the Government building on Wednesday & Thursday to watch the spectacular Video mapping and light show done for the first time in Samoa.

The show commences at 8pm. We have spoken to the bus operators and they will operate in the night to ensure your travel back home. 

The biggest night of the program is on the Friday 10th March, Bluesky will host the biggest ever musical festival with famous artist named Fiji, Lapi Mariner, Kiwini, Ben Vaai, Drew Deezy, Laga Savea and Brownhill. This show is FREE and you all are welcome.

We invite Samoa to come and celebrate with Bluesky 4G Plus.

Finally we wish to thank you, the Media, The Minister, Members of the Management and the Extended Bluesky Family for being here tonight.

You can now Unmask the Future with Bluesky 4G Plus, Our Superior Network! Fa'afetai lava

By Toleafoa Douglas Creevey 12 March 2017, 12:00AM

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