Airtel Opens New Branch On Kampala Road

Airtel Uganda has on Wednesday opened a new customer care center on Kampala Road in a move to expand its reach.


Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. VG Somasekhar, the Airtel Managing Director said, “The new premium shop is one of the many innovations that Airtel has embarked on since the merger.”

He said one of their innovations is that both Airtel and Warid recharge cards can recharge numbers of both networks.


Airtel has launched various premium shops and customer care centers countrywide and Mr Somasekhar says there are more openings to follow in the months to come.


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“The recently concluded partnership with Huawei will see exclusive products from the company available in the new Airtel shop,” he added.


Mr Somasekhar also welcomed the new Board Chairman and thanked him for the support and guidance provided during this merger period.  “Mr. Chris Kassami comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience from the business world and we can only expect great things from him,” he added.

Airtel Managing Director VG Somasekhar with the Huawei CEO Radoslaw Kedzia and Airtel Board Chairman at the Chris Kassami

In his remarks, Mr. Chris Kassami said it has been the company’s endeavor to enhance the customer experience for all of the 7.2 million customers.


Also present at the launch was Huawei CEO Radoslaw Kedziawho gave a Huawei Ascend W1 to a lucky winner.