Kampala, Uganda | ENTEBBENEWS.NET | Airtel Uganda, Uganda’s First 5G Network has today launched the first 5G Home Broadband Device with a promise to boost connectivity in Uganda.
The new development was announced during the Airtel Wednesday Night Golf monthly mug tournament held at Uganda Golf Club today Nov.29. The adoption of Home Broadband internet has gradually grown over the years and was further boosted by the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
The lockdown saw a surge in demand for home internet as the population adjusted to working from home, online studies, and online business, among other shifts.
To meet this high demand, Internet Service Providers (ISP) have had to offer innovative solutions for their customers to enjoy different opportunities of the internet such as fast downloads, live video streaming in real-time with no buffering, working from home with ease, online gaming, among others.
Airtel Uganda, Home Broadband Director, Denis Kahindi, said, “In August, we broke the news as the first network to pioneer the revolutionary 5G setup. Now, building on that groundbreaking achievement, we proudly stand as the first network to introduce the 5G Home Broadband (HBB) in Uganda, setting new standards in the realm of connectivity” He added, “Imagine monitoring your business complex in real-time, ensuring everything is in perfect order, all through the seamless connectivity of our 5G HBB device.
Picture enhancing your home security, allowing you the peace of mind to take time off and indulge in more rounds of golf. With the 5G HBB device, we empower our customers not only to confidently embrace the digital future but also to enhance their lifestyle.”