Speaking at the launch in Onitsha on Thursday, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, said it would empower entrepreneurs, improve productivity and enhance personal effectiveness in the areas.
The unveiling which took place at Soprom hotel Onitsha, the commercial city of the southeastern States of Nigeria, has in attendance, the Anambra state Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke, represented by his SSA on special duties Dr. Dennis Nwufor the Director, Anambra Broadcasting Service ABS, Mr. Uche Nworah, Onowu Eziowelle, Obi J. Akukwe, Owelle of Eziowelle, Igwe Mike U.N Okonkwo Etusi, Chief Dennis Asakwe, Airtel premium customers, Traders, among others.
Addressing the participants, the South Regional Operation Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Oladapo Dosummu, said the company through vast and quality services to her esteem subscribers in the region and the country at large took its time to get the technology right before coming out with the product, which he said would enhance economic activities in Onitsha, Nnewi, Awka and other cities in the zone where it would be launched. He added that the new product would guarantee quicker browsing and download capacity.He said the company is revolutionalising the country communication industry with the launch of the 4G LTE product in Onitsha, and that the city was chosen because of its numerous customers, been the third largest commercial cities in West Africa Countries.
The Airtel 4G LTE network supports Band 3 (1800MHz) which almost all mobile devices are using. Airtel bursts of speed 28.45 Mbps download speed and 8.77 upload speed. Moreover, the speed varies spending on your network signal or coverage.
If you are living in Onitsha, Awka, Nnewi or other major cities and towns in Anambra and you are using a 4G supported device, these are what you should know;
You’ll require a SIM swap in other to be able to access Airtel 4G LTE services. Kindly visit an Airtel shop near you with a valid means of identification for assistance on your swap request.
Once you are done, check your data balance by dialing *140# and you will be given a free 4GB data bonus.