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Airtel introduces dedicated Airtel TV bundles to boost local content

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Airtel Uganda has announced that it has introduced dedicated Airtel TV bundles in a bid to enable subscribers to affordably watch Ugandan live TV channels and other Ugandan content on the go,

The live TV and video on demand (VOD) platform now have daily, weekly and monthly bundles that customers can access through the My Airtel App or the USSD code *175*2*6#. The daily bundles cost UGX 2,000 for 500MBS, Weekly bundles cost UGX 10,000 for 3.5GB and monthly bundles cost UGX 30,000 for 12GB. 

Additionally, the Airtel TV platform also has a catchup feature that allows subscribers to pause, play and rewind live content. The platform has up to 26 Ugandan live TV channels for them to choose from. Recently, Airtel Uganda announced that customers can now watch one of Starz’s most highly rated shows, the complete season one to season six of the American drama TV series ‘Power’, as part of its premium content offering, with the complete series now available exclusively on Airtel TV.

The Airtel TV app, which is available on Android and iOS, is subscription-free and offers registered users unlimited access to live TV, news and the entire Airtel TV content library. 

Speaking about the Airtel TV bundles, Airtel Uganda’s Chief Commercial Officer, Amit Kapur said; “We aim to offer our customers the best services at the most affordable rates possible. In our efforts to grow more local content, we are providing a platform where more Ugandan content can be accessed by everyone. We are offering customers a variety of content spanning from live news, sports, movies, music, Food and adventure channels, and lots more by providing the best-in-class content. Viewers can enjoy Hollywood blockbuster movies from Universal Studios, Bollywood and Nollywood content, as well as popular children’s shows such as BBC’s Peppa Pig.”

Airtel TV is also building strategic partnerships across the continent to deliver localized content to customers. Local live news channels, local music channels such as Trace Africa, and African movie channels such as AMC Movies and Nolly Africa, are some of the most-watched on the platform, highlighting the demand for compelling content with which audiences can resonate with.  

This is a Press Release from Airtel Uganda

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