AirtelTigo, Huawei In $30m Network Modernization Project

Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi and Tommy Zhouwei shake hands

AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a US$30 million network modernization project aimed at providing faster Internet experience to customers.

The project, which has been designed in phases, will commence in the Greater Accra Region this month and is expected to end in October 2019. When the first phase in Accra is completed, the company will announce the project details for other regions.

Chief Technology Officer at AirtelTigo, Warren Fletcher, said, “This further investment by AirtelTigo in our technology and infrastructure is an indication of our commitment to ensure international standard network quality and improved Internet experience for our customers.”

“We are modernizing all our sites, starting from Accra, with a new technology which will contribute to improve the network and enable AirtelTigo to continue to deliver the best Internet experience and make life even simpler for our customers,” he added.

Chief Executive Officer of AirtelTigo, Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, explained: “We are seeing a significant growth in Internet usage among our customers. We recognize that this growing demand is in line with the overall increase of Internet penetration in this country. This further network modernization exercise is our response to this demand and part of our quest to make life better for our customers. We are excited to be part of the digital transformation journey that Ghana, as a nation, is on.”

“We are pleased to be collaborating with Huawei on this project – a partner that brings a wealth of experience in this domain. Customers are set to enjoy increased data speeds and an overall better experience after completion,” she added.

Managing Director at Huawei, Tommy Zhouwei, said: “Huawei is committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. This project, together with AirtelTigo, will bring improved services to Ghanaians with enhanced connectivity. We are excited to embark on this transformation journey with AirtelTigo.”