Airtel Kenya, the second largest telecommunication service provider has launched its 4G service in the country with a delightful double data offer to all customers who have a 4G handset and 4G SIM card.
In addition to that, any Airtel customer who upgrades his SIM to 4G will get a 2GB bonus free. Customers can do self-upgrade of their SIM to 4G by dialing *100# and selecting the upgrade menu. Customers can get a 4G SIM free of charge from any Airtel shop.
The Airtel 4G will initially be available in Nairobi and Mombasa followed by extended investment and roll out to other towns and cities as part of the on-going plan quality of service improvement plan. Besides the 4G, Airtel continuously upgrading its 2G and 3G networks for better customer experienc.
In a statement, Prasanta Das Sarma, Airtel Kenya MD said, “Airtel is committed to continuously innovate and improve the quality of its products and services for a delightful customer experience. We believe we have launched our 4G service at the most opportune time especially now that many customers have access to more 4G enabled handsets and devices.”
Airtel is launching its 4G way behind Safaricom which is the market leader with several towns already under its 4G network. New entrant Jamii Telecom also launched 4G earlier than Airtel Kenya which was the first to announce this move.