Airtel and Liquid Telecom have entered into a partnership agreement where Airtel will use the Liquid Telecom’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises. The framework agreement enables Airtel to leverage Liquid Telecom’s existing 20,000km-long fibre network across East, Central and Southern Africa and will also enables Airtel’s African operations...
Airtel Rwanda and Tigo Rwanda, a subsidiary of Millicom, have announced a partnership to pilot interoperability between their two mobile money transfer service platforms. This collaboration will allow Airtel Money and Tigo Cash subscribers to send and receive money directly into their mobile wallets without use of vouchers. Tano Oware, Acting Chief Executive...
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...
Airtel Uganda has announced a new partnership with Vivo Energy in a bid to expand the Airtel Money Agent network. The partnership will see over 80 Shell service stations give Airtel Uganda subscribers the opportunity to seamlessly withdraw or deposit money using Airtel Money, reaffirming Airtel Uganda’s purpose of not...
Airtel last week introduced its latest plan Airtel Zero, which allows "partner websites" to be accessed freely or at a subsidized cost
Airtel Rwanda in partnership with Olleh Rwanda Networks has participated in the opening of the first ever 4G Square in Rwanda. Presided over by Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister for Youth and ICT, the 4G Square was launched in Kigali at the Grand Pension Plaza. Being the first of its...
Effective 15th January 2015, roaming calls to the One Area Network and call back home rates will be charged at a flat rate of Uganda shillings 350/-Receiving calls when roaming will be absolutely free whilst international calls from Uganda to the One area Network will incur a charge of Uganda shillings 330/-
Today, Airtel has announced the appointment of three key business leaders in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger. The leadership roles, according to the company, will become effective as of October 1, 2014. Djibril Ouattara has been appointed the new Managing Director for Airtel Niger to bolster the company’s...
Kigali, Rwanda - In efforts to grow the scope of payment services offered on the Airtel money platform, Airtel Rwanda has introduced a payment option for Kenya Airways (KQ) tickets on Airtel money. Airtel customers can now pay for their Kenya Airways (KQ) tickets by simply dialing *182#, access the...
Telecommunications company Airtel Ltd has agreed to sell more than 3,500 of its mobile phone masts in six African countries to telecommunications tower company Eaton Towers in a bid to cut costs. This was revealed by the companies today. Bharti Airtel will lease back the towers from Eaton under a 10-year contract,...