Safaricom has expanded its 5g network connectivity to an additional three counties in efforts to provide fast internet service to its customers.
Joining the list of 23 counties currently enjoying fast internet services are Trans Nzoia, Turkana and Narok Counties.
It has also added 150 5G active sites, pushing the total number to 368 countrywide.
“As of now we have an additional 150 active sites bringing the total to 368 active 5G sites countrywide,” the telco said in a statement today.
“We also have 3 new counties covered – Turkana, Trans Nzoia & Narok now with 5G coverage, bringing to a total of 23/47 counties with 5G coverage.”
The Telco is the first company in Kenya to provide its users with 5g network.
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“As a digital lifestyle enabler, we are excited about a 5G future, which makes it possible to close the digital divide in underserved communities, provide access to critical services such as healthcare or spur economic growth by connecting small businesses to new opportunities,” Safaricom PLC CEO Peter Ndegwa said earlier.
“By increasing 5G coverage, we are enhancing Kenya’s best internet network and empowering our customers to start exploring the possibilities of 5G.”
Enjoying 5G networks include Nairobi, Kiambu, Mombasa, Kisumu, Uasin Gishu, Nakuru, Garissa, and Kajiado.
Others are Kisii Machakos, Kakamega, Kilifi, Siaya, Kericho, Kwale, Laikipia, Marsabit, Meru, Narok, Nyeri, and Vihiga Counties.