Airtel Malawi Upgrades Network to HSPA+ Capabilities
Airtel Malawi has launched an upgrade of its 3G network to support HSPA+ download speeds. The upgraded network will offer theoretical peak download speeds of up to 21Mbps. Airtel invested US$5.2m to upgrade its network infrastructure.
In his remarks to a press conference, Airtel Malawi’s Managing Director Saulos Chilima explained that the upgrade to 3.75G means Airtel will now provide the fastest data speeds in the country. Chilima said that this data service being offered from the 3.75G network infrastructure is not only the widest and largest in Malawi but is also the best and most affordable in the country.