Nigeria: Airtel Rolls Out 3.75G Network; promises high speed internet

Telecommunications company, Airtel recently rolled out its 3.75G network across Nigeria boosting its network capacity across all 36 states of the federation.

With the launch of its 3.75G services, the company promises its customers high speed mobile broadband and internet access and aims to empower its users to be able to watch live TV, download music and make video calls on their mobile devices.

Speaking at the launch of the 3.75G network, the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Rajan Swaroop said that Airtel is poised to raise the bar in its quest to delight Nigerians with more innovative and affordable telecoms offerings.

The company also announced a data package of up to 50% bonus on purchase of any of its data plan bundles, free 2GB on purchase of data dongle and a free one month subscription for BlackBerry users who activate a two-month plan.

At the launch, Airtel’s C.E.O further said:

“Today, we are the only operator with five different channels for data bundle activation and our 3.75G capacity is up to 42 megabytes per seconds. This is in sync with the commitment we made to Nigerians on commencement of operation not too long ago, that we shall provide our customers with mobile telecommunications services that will be innovative, affordable, delightful and impactful regardless of our customers’ class, social status or income level. We will continue to live by our commitment to becoming the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians.”

What do you think about Airtel’s recent launch of its 3.75G network across Nigeria?

See also
Blackberry fever: Why Nigerians are still crazy about the Blackberry

Globacom taps into university communities to market G-Bam Hi5ive

First Bank and Airtel Nigeria partner on mobile money service

Post Author:

Every year, CP-Africa attracts millions of unique visitors that want to learn about technology, innovation & the future of business in Africa. To become a contributor, e-mail For adverts and sponsorships, e-mail

5 thoughts on “Nigeria: Airtel Rolls Out 3.75G Network; promises high speed internet

  • Akindoyin adedeji da

    (March 4, 2012 - 9:05 am)

    Indeed airtel is the BEST right from time. I like what there are doing now and forever it shall BE. MY BEST NETWORK TO BE……………….

  • Noac Nonso

    (March 4, 2012 - 7:37 pm)

    Indeed airtel have pass through many trouble waters since they came to nigeria, being the second license GSM operator in nigeria,they will want to reclaim that 2nd position.Am not surprise they seems to be much stronger now,rolling out severals brands and products.i hope the court cases with econet and some other shareholder wont deter their massive motion.

  • Inah

    (March 5, 2012 - 7:36 pm)

    Pls vote for me to sing with Tuface in the Airtel Club 10 Hook Competition. Call 5155500745. Thanx

  • gcfr

    (March 6, 2012 - 12:23 pm)

    I don't trust anything that come from airtel and that bloody indian swaroop….their 3g is still crap in major cities even in lagos ….and they are launching 3.75g only those who don't know them will fall for their trap….

  • V Nigeria

    (March 23, 2012 - 2:35 am)

    Airtel is now the fastest Mobile network in my area. How long will it last???

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *