Airtel Nigeria has partnered with 2go, a mobile focused social network,  to launch a new social bundle for data on Airtel’s service. According to 2go: “For only NGN 100 per week or NGN 200 monthly, Airtel subscribers can obtain unlimited access to 2go.” “The latest version of 2go adds voice notes that...
Airtel Uganda has announced a major milestone of hitting over 10million happy customers this year. This tremendous growth has cemented Airtel’s position as the fastest growing telecom in the country. “We are happy to announce that our customer base has grown to 10 million. This means we have been able...
Bharti Airtel last week announced a partnership with brand and multimedia group TRACE and international music superstar Akon to launch what it described as Africa’s biggest mobile music challenge. Dubbed "Airtel TRACE Music Star," the competition will be rolled out across 13 Countries in francophone and anglophone Africa where the network...
The telecom company has in the past few weeks increased its agent network by 537 in 15 days. The latest is that Airtel has launched a new and enhanced internet value proposition named Tugabane under their 2015 umbrella Campaign, ‘The Smartphone Network.’ Tugabane allows an internet customer to subscribe to a...
Bharti Airtel has named Yaya Touré  who is a Manchester City midfielder and Ivory Coast captain  as the new brand ambassador for Africa. Yaya Touré was unveiled together with the launch of a new tagline and campaign dubbed 'It's Now' aimed at positioning the telecommunication service provider future strategy in Kenya...
For the first time in almost 4 decades, the Uganda cranes qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 being held in Gabon from January 14th to February 5th 2017. Many Ugandan fans who would love to travel to Gabon might not be able to because of the cost...
News sources coming in indicate that Airtel is reportedly going to reduce its headcount in Africa by between 15 per cent and 20 per cent this year. This includes the departure of 20 senior executives in the region. The shaking up of its operations in Africa is in a bid to turnaround...
Helios Towers Africa (HTA) has signed an agreement with Bharti Airtel to buy off its telecom towers in Africa. The deal was made for an undisclosed amount. The India based  company will divest the towers across four countries in Africa, a move that will help it reduce debt and capital expenditure...
Today, Airtel Rwanda has announced the commercial introduction of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) services, which are offered over ORN Rwanda’s open-access 4G infrastructure. The news were revealed by Airtel Rwanda’s financial director Tano Oware was cited as saying: ‘Our customers can now enjoy extremely fast download speeds and we look...
Airtel Ghana  has been fined GH¢50,000.00 by the National Communication Authority (NCA)  and ordered to resolve Stand-alone Dedicated Control Channel (SDCCH) Congestion in Jirap. The telecom was also directed to improve 3G network coverage in Wa, Lawra, Tumu and Jirapa by December 2015. This wasthe First Ever Quality of Service Monitoring for...