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Airtel Uganda General Manager, Broadban, Brenden Kachenje speaking during the Broadband Internet Solution launch in Lira

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Airtel Uganda continued its country-wide broadband internet solution drive in Lira, Gulu and Arua cities as it expands its affordable and reliable fixed wireless internet solution to all parts of the country.

At the unveilings, subscribers were treated to demonstrations of how this fast broadband internet solution works and how to acquire the devices.

The Lira Deputy Town Clerk, Rebecca Acen, showed gratitude for Airtel’s continued expansion and innovations that it has brought to the residents of Lira.

“Airtel Uganda continues to play a major role in the development and provision of employment opportunities for many people in Lira City. Its commitment and contribution to the country and our community over the years has enabled us to achieve certain advancements in the telecom industry,” Acen commented.

The Broadband Internet Solution unit which attracts a one-off entry cost of Shs280,000 inclusive of a 51GB of Data valid for 30 days, free installation and device maintenance for three years has been on the market since September last year when it launched in Kampala.

In Gulu City, Otika Walter the City’s Deputy Speaker, echoed the continued importance for the need for technological advancements to be brought closer to people in places far from the capital city to at least enable the regional communities to move at the same pace as the capital.

“We are happy to have such advanced services from Airtel Uganda extended to our newly formed city. It is of utmost importance that this is the norm with all service providers. The closer the services are brought to our people the faster our communities will advance and engineer local and national economic development,” Otika remarked.

Commenting about the expansion in the Northern region, Paul Mutanga, Airtel Uganda’s Regional Business Manager, Northern Region said; “Since the launch, hundreds of homes and businesses in the country have benefited from the Airtel Broadband reliability and affordability. To satisfy the demand, we have decided to expand the solution to customers upcountry especially during these unprecedented times when the internet is a major driver of livelihood.”

The fixed Wireless internet device comes in stylish designs and can connect 32 internet-powered devices including laptops, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, game consoles, security cameras and many others to the internet.

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