Safaricom has increased its 5G coverage to 28 towns across 21 counties in Kenya. The increase will give its customers access to ultra-fast Internet services.
The Kenyan telecommunications operator has also introduced 5G data bundles, enabling its over 400,000 customers using 5G smartphones to get typical speeds of 400 Mbit/s to 700 Mbit/s.
In a statement, the company added that the 5G bundles are personalized based on usage and available on Tunukiwa via MySafaricom App, Safaricom.com and USSD codes.
As a digital lifestyle enabler, we are excited about a 5G future, which makes it possible to close the digital divide in underserved communities, provide access to critical services such as healthcare or spur economic growth by connecting small businesses to new opportunities.Safaricom PLC CEO Peter Ndegwa.
Ndegwa said Safaricom increasing 5G coverage is enhancing Kenya’s Internet network and empowering its customers to start exploring the possibilities of 5G.