Kampala, Uganda. 22 nd October 2017 – Airtel Uganda has today launched the most affordable 4G
smartphone in Uganda. The phone that costs only UGX200,000 comes with value back to the
customer of free 15GB of data worth UGX90,000 valid for 90 days. This means that subscribers will
enjoy 5GB per month for the next 3 months after purchase of the phone.
Additionally, the phone comes with a free 4G Simcard, a one-year warranty and an offer of 200SMS
Airtel to Airtel, 200MBs, 30 Minutes Airtel to Airtel calls and 500UGx worth of Airtime on registration.
Commenting about the new phone, Airtel Uganda Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Amit Kapur
expressed excitement at the opportunities that an affordable smartphone will bring to subscribers.
“As a brand with a promise to improve lives, we believe that with an affordable smartphone we shall
improve Ugandans’ lives through education, e-commerce, financial inclusion and the full offerings of
Airtel Uganda’s reliable network,” he added.
“Airtel has the largest 4G network in Uganda with high speeds and most importantly at affordable
rates. My First 4G Smartphone offers a complete package to include a 4G phone, data, quality
network and Sim Card to the convenience of the user.”
The Airtel 4G phone runs on Android 8.1 operating system and will give subscribers the freedom to
use any other network SIM card in addition to the mandatory Airtel SIM Card. With an 8GB ROM and
1GB RAM, the phone, which has a front 2MP and back 5MP camera also, comes with a flash light
and WIFI capabilities.
ABOUT BHARTI AIRTEL LIMITED
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16 countries
across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3
mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings
include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home
broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to
carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce.
Bharti Airtel had over 394 million customers across its operations at the end of December 2017. To
know more please visit, www.airtel.com