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Airtel Kenya upgrades some sites to 5G

Wednesday 7 April 2021 | 10:12 CET | News
Airtel Kenya has upgraded some of its sites for 5G mobile internet, Business Daily reported. Airtel said the deployment of 5G-ready networks would help it capitalise on the rising demand for mobile internet in the country, just days after Safaricom became the inaugural operator to offer the superfast services. The company said it has over 600 sites in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi on the 5G network.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Kenya / Huawei / Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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