MTC has announced that it is launching the iPhone4S in Namibia and to Southern Africa, so beating the 16 December 2011 launch date of its competitors. According to Apple, the iPhone 4S gives improved battery life, a better camera (8 megapixel with 1080p video recording), and 14.4Mbps. HSPA, and the Siri voice control system. MTC’s Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo said the demand and uptake of the iPhone 4S was ‘phenomenal’. A one-off connection fee of NAD 218 (USD 26), an extra payment of NAD 2999 (USD 362) and a monthly fee of NAD 399 (USD 399) per month for 24 months.