As part of the efforts to improve its services, Airtel Nigeria, yesterday, launched the deployment of its 4G (LTE – Long Term Evolution) service in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The Oyo State Capital is the first city in Nigeria where it launched the 4G network.
The Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Ahmad Mokhles at the launch, said to enjoy the Airtel 4G, one can swap an existing Airtel Sim to an Airtel 4G Sim, or purchase an Airtel 4G Sim in any of the company’s retail outlet in Ibadan.
Upon swap or purchase, he said they will instantly begin to enjoy the Airtel 4G experience and be rewarded with 4 gigabytes of data plus an additional 25% data bonus for next three months for plans above N500.
The company said its Ibadan 4G launch signals a new dawn in the Nigeria’s telecoms landscape and a foretaste of its quest to provide seamless and reliable mobile internet experience across key cities in Nigeria in 2018.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, said the Telco will be rolling out its 4G service in other cities across the country in the coming months.
“Airtel 4G will help drive growth, spread prosperity and empower the highly enterprising people of Ibadan to fulfill their potentials and realize their dreams.
“Our commitment is to deliver 4G Service that works to Nigerians as we will dramatically improve mobile Internet experience for telecoms consumers across the country,” he added.
Commending Airtel for the 4G launch, the Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, said Airtel’s upgrade and expansion to a 4G network in Ibadan will definitely improve telecommunications services and drive economic growth.
The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo, hailed Airtel for deploying 4G in Ibadan, saying that he is glad that Airtel Nigeria has chosen Ibadan to pioneer the launch of its revolutionary 4G service.Please subscribe to our newsletter