Nigeria: Airtel offers 4G home broadband service in 130 cities

Airtel Nigeria, the local unit of Indian telecoms group Bharti Airtel, has announced the launch of its ‘home broadband’ service which utilises its 4G LTE network. Local newspaper The Punch reports that coverage is currently available in over 130 towns and cities across all of the country’s 36 states. To access the service, customers can purchase a home router, priced at NGN25,000 (USD68.6), or MiFi device for NGN15,000, as well as a data bundle.

‘Airtel believes the new offer will empower more telecom consumers to become more productive and more successful in their respective endeavours. With the widest 4G network in the country, Airtel is well-positioned to offer a robust and best in class experience for Home Broadband and mobile Internet as we connect people to their dreams,’ commented Director of Home Broadband, Godfrey Efeurhobo.

Source: TeleGeography