By Charles Katabalwa/ Umoja Standard.
Kampala, Uganda: Airtel Uganda has today launched the Fiber To The Home (FTTH) service. This service supports any homeowner for fast web browsing, heavy online gaming and downloading, multiple device streaming, superfast video downloading and music streaming, CCTV devices capability and much more through a reliable fiber cable connection.
The Marketing Director at Airtel,Henry Njoroge while launching the service yesterday evening at BellWether Apartments in Kyanja, Kampala said that Airtel Xtreme service gives customers unlimited access with no limitation of data volume caps and it comes at time when customers are going for hoildays which means they will still do there work will at home.
Henry Njoroge Director Marketing at Airtel Uganda . Photo by Charles Katabalwa.
“We are putting the right physical and digital infrastructure in place to support the growing communication needs of Greater Kampala residents and businesses,to meet there obligations under SDG 9 that aims to grow internet access” Njoroge adds
“Our Fiber To The Home service is designed for all homes and businesses with multiple internet needs across multiple devices. Through a reliable fiber cable connection, a customer will be able to; stream video and music faster, superfast video downloading, share the connection across his/her many devices in the home, connect and monitor CCTV security systems. Businesses using Airtel Xtreme will be able to share, collaborate and work on very large projects, hold big and long online conferences with partners from across the world. They will also have capabilities for streaming videos, monitoring CCTV security using the power of the internet among other uses and Airtel is laying more Fiber, upgrading sites, and innovating solutions ahead of the needs of our customers” he says.
Mr. Hillary Bamulinde, The Proprietor of the BellWether Apartment said “Our objective was inspired by a desire to provide pir clients with comfortable but productive living space, that is partly why we sought out services like Fiber internet. “We are pleased to partner with Airtel Xtreme to ensure that we deliver a good experience to our residents. I would like to challenge Airtel to extend this service to many residences so that the prices can progressively be more affordable” Bamulidde revealed.
Xtreme Max plans are designed to cater for the small and medium businesses, start-up entrepreneurs, and work-from-home users depending on their budget, The plans come in three packages as highlighted below:
1.(Plan)Xtreme Max: (capacity)Up to 10Mbp (price) ugx170,000 (validity) 30 days.
2.((Plan)Xtreme Max: (capacity)Up to 30Mbp (price) ugx250,000 (validity) 30 days.
3.(Plan)Xtreme Max: (capacity)Up to 50Mbp (price) ugx350,000 (validity) 30 days.
In addition, each new plan comes with a Wireless Router that allows the FTTH customer to connect his different devices in the home that share the connection.“As a technology enabler, we are open to partnerships, especially with property developers and urban authorities, that can improve the lifestyle and productivity of Ugandans. Airtel Xtreme is one such solution that can deliver this productivity” Njoroge concluded.
Allan Ssemakula the Enterprise Business Director at Airtel Uganda. Photo by Charles Katabalwa.
At the same launch Allan Ssemakula the Enterprise Business Director at Airtel Uganda said that COVID-19 taught everyone that a home is not just a place for sleeping but can be used as a working place if internet is available adding Airtel Xtreme service is timely.
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