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Airtel seeks to boost connectivity in Uganda with new Vast network drive

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Airtel Uganda has embarked on a drive dubbed Vast Network aimed at enhancing customer experience and service delivery, the company announced.

The campaign was announced during the commissioning of Airtel’s network mast in Kigunga, Mukono District. The Kigunga mast is another step in Airtel Uganda’s journey to provide excellent telecommunications services across Uganda – a journey that has seen the telco set up over 2,000 sites and lay 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. 

Airtel Uganda Network Director, Rajesh Agrawal (3rd L), The Mayor Mukono Municipality, His Worship, Fredrick Kajimu (2nd L), posing for a photo with Airtel Uganda, and Mukono Municipality Officials. This was during the Airtel Uganda Mast commissioning in Kigunga, Mukono District. March 2021.

According to Airtel Uganda, the enhanced connectivity will help communities improve their lives through trade, education and commerce, and enjoy the full offerings of the telecom’s reliable network. Further, the telecom has boasted that offerings such as; video conferencing, video calling, video streaming, gaming services and mobile internet access are all now accessible at the most affordable rates across Uganda.

“I am optimistic that the positive strides that Airtel Uganda is taking to enhance service delivery, through Vast Network Campaign, improved network infrastructure for our customers and responding with appropriate products, will improve the services offered to the residents of Kigunga and surrounding communities in Mukono District.”

– Airtel Uganda Network Director, Rajesh Agrawal revealed


In line with efforts to drive digital and financial inclusion in Uganda, Airtel Uganda has launched a Pay-on-Demand mobile platform which will enable digital access to smartphone devices for under-served consumers and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and is poised to generate improved economic possibilities for people and businesses. 

This is a Press Release from Airtel Uganda

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