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Airtel Uganda Marks 10 years of Transformation in Uganda

Airtel Uganda today celebrates a decade of commitment to transforming and enriching the lives of Ugandans.

Airtel opened its doors in Uganda on June 8, 2010, launching an endless world of possibilities and transformation through leadership in innovation, investment, financial and digital inclusion.

Speaking during the announcement of the 10-year anniversary celebrations, V.G Somasekhar, the Airtel Uganda Managing Director said, “As a subsidiary of Airtel Africa Limited, we look at ourselves as a proudly Ugandan company here to uphold our promise to connect and enable millions of Ugandans.”

 “Our journey begun with a commitment to provide the people of Uganda access to quality and affordable mobile telecommunications services. With the countrywide modernized network, today we are providing the fastest, most reliable and affordable telecommunications services across Uganda.”

Airtel Uganda has 100% 4G LTE connectivity and boasts of 2,000 sites making it possible for subscribers around the country to enjoy an improved experience in internet based activities border to border. The digitization of cash through Airtel Money has accelerated financial inclusion particularly in rural areas by enabling the previously unbanked population with access to financial services.

To mark the 10 year celebrations, Airtel is also introducing Thank you Monday Bundles which are a very generous combo of Voice and Data every Monday for the entire Month of June 2020.

How to purchase a Thank you Monday bundle

  • Dial *149*10# for the bundles using Airtime or Airtel Money.
  • How to gift a Thank you Monday bundle?
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  • Dial *149*10#, select option 3 –Gift and follow prompts or *100*2*7# select option 3 – Gift and follow prompts.

As a token of appreciation to esteemed customers, Airtel is offering 10 minutes and 100 Mbs with a month long validity to customers who have been on the Airtel Network for 10 or more years.

“We started this journey with 2.5 million customers in 2010 which has grown to 10 million. I would like to thank each and every one of you who has joined us on this incredible journey to include: customers, regulators, the government, staff of Airtel and partners.” Mr Somasekhar concluded.

“At Airtel Uganda, we strive for excellence and to be the most loved brand in the daily lives of Ugandans!”

Airtel over 10 years has integrated itself into the lives of Ugandans not only through vital telecom and digital services, but as partner to the government through being fully respectful and compliant to Uganda laws and regulations. The company was recognised as Uganda’s Top Tax Payer for 2018.

About Airtel Africa Limited:

 Airtel Africa Limited is a pan-African telecommunications company with operations in 14 countries across Africa. Airtel Africa is driven by the vision of providing affordable and innovative mobile services to all and is supported in pursuing this vision by its largest shareholder, Bharti Airtel. Its product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless voice and data services and mobile commerce through ‘Airtel Money’. Airtel Africa had over 97 million customers across its operations at the end of December 2018.

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