Airtel Kenya Boosts Quality, Injects $27.3M Into 3G Network

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From Business Ghana

Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has announced that it has invested Ksh. 2.5 billion ($27,331,350) to upgrade its network to enhance indoor coverage and 3G quality in Kenya.

The upgrade of all sites in Mombasa and Kitale townships has been completed, with Nairobi’s already in progress.

With the growing demand for data services, alongside the increasing proliferation of smartphones, the UMTS 900 Mhz spectrum upgrade project significantly enhances indoor coverage penetration and improves data quality for Airtel 3G network users.

Upgrade of all the sites in Mombasa and Kitale townships have been completed, with Nairobi’s in progress and due to complete soon. Nokia Networks, one of the world’s leading specialists in mobile broadband is partnering with Airtel for this upgrade project.

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