DEDZA-(MaraviPost) – The country’s leading smartphone network provider Airtel Malawi is into rural areas network towers installation in a bid to improve coverage.
Network towers installation targets about 80 sites across the country that have either had poor or no network at all.
This is a long year project that the company embarks as so far 50 sites have already reached with new towers as each site cost MK80 million.
The visit at Kanyama Tradition Center, Traditional Authority (T.A) Kasumbu in the central district of Dedza on Thursday excitement engulfed customers for having quality network coverage after a new tower was installed.
“We are able now easily access mobile banking, internet services and calling after Airtel installed the new network tower.
“We used to climb on trees, ant-hills to access network for communication as we didn’t have any reliable service provider here”, excited Isaac Gomani, one of Kanyama’s residents.
Misheck Kavuta, Airtel Malawi Senior Zonal Business Manager told The Maravi Post after touring the newly installed tower in the area that time is ripe for customers to enjoy quality services.
Kavuta disclosed that the company is rolling out over 80 new 2G and 3G Airtel network towers to improve connectivity.
He added that new tower installation will reach over 200,000 customers.
“We believe that connected people are inspired and that their lives will be improved through the power of being connected on the Airtel network,” assures Kavuta.