Speaking during the launch in Bariadi town, Tigo’s Territory Manager for Lake Zone, Gwamaka Mwakilembe said by upgrading its network site from 3G to 4G it means customers in the two regions will have faster and easier access to the its services.
“It is the company’s priority to ensure that our customers get access to state of the art technology including fourth generation communication,” Mwakilembe said.
“It is worth mentioning that, 4G technology has increased accessibility to mobile broadband, opening the rural communities to previously elusive services such as e-commerce, e-health, e-education and e-government which will eventually transform the way people learn and do business,” he added.
Mwakilembe said the site’s launch also goes hand-in-hand with offers, whereas customers (in the 4G site) who swap their SIM cards to 4G will be awarded with 4GB free internet which they can use within 7 days.
Mwakilembe also reiterated Tigo’s commitment to support the National ICT policy and government’s industrialization efforts by investing in network expansion and improvement to enable the entire country to experience the wide array of economic, educational and social advantages that result from digital connectivity.
The site launched in Bariadi is the second upgraded site to take place in a countrywide campaign where 52 new and revamped network sites of Tigo will be launched in Coast, South, North and Lake Zones.
Other sites from the Lake Zone that have been upgraded and will launch soon apart from Bariadi include those in Butiama, Musoma and Kagera.