Airtel has announced its investment of 2.5 billion Kenyan shillings in a bid to improve its indoor quality and 3G quality in Kenya. Upgrade of its sites in Mombasa and Kitale is complete while the Nairobi phase is underway. The upgrade will make Airtelâ€™s network 4G LTE ready.
â€œWe have invested 2.5 billion shillings in this exercise and plan to continue investing significantly in the network to provide our customers with the best possible user experience across the country. The project will increase the reach and coverage of Airtelâ€™s 3G network, enabling our customers take full advantage of what Airtel has to offer.â€ said Airtel Kenyaâ€™s Managing Director, Mr. El Youssefi
â€œWith the network upgrade, customers will be better able to take advantage of services such as the recently launched Airtel #UnlimiNet, free twitter on Airtel Internet, Internet.org- free internet powered by Airtel and Facebook, amongst a bouquet of other data services.â€ Added Youssefi
Nokia Networks is partnering with Airtel on the project