MTN Uganda offers increased 3G speeds

ID-10066526MTN Uganda has boosted its Internet data speed by providing a 21.9Mbps upgrade on its 3G+ service

With more than one million Internet users on its networks, the company added that there was a need to bolster the existing infrastructure, services and coverage to meet the growing demands of users in Uganda.

A company statement said that MTN will establish more than 300 3G+ sites across Uganda in order to boost customer experience.

“The move is another step to improve MTN’s data and mobile services," said MTN Uganda chief marketing officer, Ernst Fonternel.

"The launch of 3G+ follows the recent start of its Mutundwe-based multi-million dollar data facility and the MTN Business unit.”

MTN Uganda also said it had expanded its local fibre optic network and had established a number of switching centres across all regions of the East African country.

It also said it has rolled out 78 base transmission sites to new coverage areas.

The telecom operator added that it, “expects to have 2,800 km of fibre infrastructure completed by year-end and this will see 1,100 sites established.”

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