Airtel launches countrywide 4TG LTE Coverage

Airtel Uganda has today launched the availability of countrywide 4G LTE connectivity following complete modernization of our network.

The telecom now boasts 1,632 sites and over 3,900 kilometers of fiber across Uganda covering 95.9% population, making it possible for subscribers around the country to enjoy an improved experience in internet based activities.

This encompasses video conferencing, video calling, video streaming, gaming services and mobile internet access.

Speaking at the launch, Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director, Uganda Communications Commission said that the evolution of technology in Uganda has greatly metamorphosed over time. We experienced the first generation networks which were limiting because of quality and capacity.

ICT in Uganda has greatly changed due to significant private sector investment. As a regulator, we are happy the private sector is leading this revolution which is a sign for total commitment to the country and the region. For that we appreciate Airtel Uganda.” he added.

“Today we are here to celebrate making Uganda a “digital Uganda.” It gives me pride to be here today as we celebrate another milestone at the core of our business in Uganda countrywide 4G connectivity, “ said V.G Somasekhar, the Managing Director.