Airtel Kenya launches 4G in Nairobi and Mombasa

Airtel Kenya, the second largest telecom service provider, has launched its 4G service in the country.
Airtel Africa network and revenueAirtel Kenya is offering 2GB free data to Airtel customers who upgrade his / her SIM to 4G as part of the promotion offer. Customers can do self-upgrade of their SIM to 4G by dialing *100# and selecting the upgrade menu. Customers can get free 4G SIM from any Airtel shop in Kenya.

The African telecom operator said Airtel 4G coverage will initially be available in Nairobi and Mombasa. Airtel 4G, as part of the investment strategy, will be available in other towns and cities as part of the on-going plan quality of service improvement plan.

Besides the 4G, Airtel Kenya is continuously upgrading its 2G and 3G networks for better customer experience in the African nation.

“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,” Prasanta Das Sarma of Airtel Kenya said.