Airtel Africa kicks Off 5G Roll Out in 3 Countries

Airtel Africa kicks Off 5G Roll Out in 3 Countries


By The Tochlight Africa News

Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money
services with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, today in Nigeria began rolling out 5G network
to deliver an enhanced experience to its customers.

The 5G network will initially go live in three countries starting in Nigeria and followed by Tanzania and
Zambia, with plans underway to rollout in the rest of the markets.

With 5G, customers can now enjoy immersive real-time gaming, streaming live content among other
uses on the ultra-fast, ultra-reliable network for home internet.

The greater and seamless connectivity
will also power businesses, particularly those that run on web-based applications as well as facilitate
virtual meetings.

Airtel Africa’s Group CEO, Segun Ogunsanya said: “With the 5G network, we are offering our
customers an opportunity to live the future and experience its possibilities. This is in line with our
purpose to transform lives.

By investing in cutting-edge digital connectivity to unlock a broad range of
opportunities, we are facilitating a digitally connected world for our customers and giving them a
reason to imagine”.

The 5G network will be concentrated in specific zones, such as highly populated residential areas and amenities such as malls, hospitals, and city centers and central business districts.

In these specific
5G zones which will be designated and marked, customers can enjoy up to ten times faster internet,
streaming vivid-quality videos uninterrupted.

The 5G network can only be connected through
compatible devices.

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