Airtel Upgrades Network for Faster Internet Speed

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Subscribers of Airtel Nigeria have been assured faster internet speed and improved user experience as a result of a recent upgrade of its network.

In a statement issued by the firm, it was stated that customers in urban areas and major cities will now start experiencing much faster speed with lower latency when they stream movies, watch live sports, play online games, download heavy files, or engage in other activities on the Internet.

It was gathered that the extensive network optimization and modernization of the leading telecommunications services provider’s network was to offer customers unrivalled data speed as well as enhance their overall mobile Internet experience.

With this move, customers on the Airtel network can now enjoy a seamless, faster, and more rewarding experience when they browse on their phones or latch on to the Airtel Home Broadband devices including Mifis, routers and Outdoor Units (ODUs).

“Airtel is committed to ensuring that its customers enjoy the best and fastest Internet speed as well as network experience in the country.

“With the modernization exercise, we have significantly improved our Internet speed across major cities in the country. Without a doubt, this programme will empower customers to become more productive and successful in their personal and professional lives, also contributing to the growth of the overall economy,” the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Mr Surendran Chemmenkotil, stated.

Recently, Airtel Nigeria also announced a major upgrade and overhaul of its network infrastructure nationwide in a move to ensure its over 50 million customers continue to enjoy the best experience on voice call and mobile Internet services.

As part of the exercise, Airtel upgraded all its 2G and 3G sites to 4G to deliver expansive mobile broadband and a flawless voice call experience.

Airtel noted that it was committed to supporting the federal government’s agenda of increasing and expanding the penetration of broadband in the country.

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