In Summary
  • Some of the towns that will benefit from the new coverage include Kisumu, Nyeri, Meru, Nakuru, Bungoma, Lamu and Garissa.
  • Airtel launched its 4G network in May last year and has since invested in the expansion of its mobile data offering.

Airtel Kenya is expanding its 4G network coverage to 40 new towns across Kenya which will see the telco’s customers enjoy faster internet speeds.

Some of the towns that will benefit from the new coverage include Kisumu, Nyeri, Meru, Nakuru, Bungoma, Lamu and Garissa.

“Airtel is committed to constantly innovate and improve on the quality of its products and services as an active competitor in the Kenyan market. As such, we are delighted to be increasing our 4G sites across the country. The expansion of our network coverage will ensure that majority of the urban population are well covered,” said Airtel Kenya CEO Prasanta Das Sarma in a statement on Wednesday.

Airtel launched its 4G network in May last year and has since invested in the expansion of its mobile data offering.

According to latest data from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), Airtel increased its market share for mobile data subscriptions by 6.2 percent to stand at 21.9 percent in September 2018 compared to the same period in 2017.

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