Rwanda's Airtel Outlines Network Upgrade Plans

Telecoms

Rwanda's Airtel has outlined plans to invest around USD30 million in network upgrades this year. According to a statement from the company, it is looking to improving and expanding its network to be able to provide subscribers more products and services.

"We want to enable individuals and businesses reach maximum potential by providing solutions like affordable Internet and data plans," the company's CEO, Teddy Bhullar said.

The company said that it has already invested USD150 million since it entered the country in April 2012.

Airtel almost doubled its subscriber base from 570,739 to 1,004,229 customers between January 2013 and February this year.