MTN Uganda has rolled out 115 new Network Coverage sites and upgraded the capacity of other 406 Network sites. This is part of the 2013 Investment plan worth USD 70 million and that brings the total number of MTN Network sites supporting the MTN network up to 1,220.
The new coverage areas rolled-out in 2013 include some of the following:
Central Region- Nakwero, Luwero Town, Negulumye, Luyanzi, Masajja Town, Lubatu, Lweza Central, Semuto, Namanve, Kyebando Nsoba, Ndejje University, Pekasa Hostel, Protea Hotel, Ntinda Valley, Namanve, Kireka Zone, Ham Towers, Gwaffu
Northern Region– Aripia, Pajimu, Acholi Pii, Palwo, Bangaladesh, Muchwini, Midigo, Karenga, Buseruka Road, Nyarugabo, Katikamu, Ntwetwe town, Zombo, Merewa, Akilok, Lacor Hospital, Goli, Omoti, Patongo, Ovujjo, Kisimula, Bweyale, Badyan, Pamodo, Akara, Buhimba, Pakele, Bala, Nyapea, Padea, Adumi, Wandi, Loyoro , Wol, Kupoth, Morulem.
Eastern Region- Sigulu East, Kobulubulu, Achuna, Kalaki, Namwezi, Bwonda, Bugobi Nakyere, Tororo,Senior Quarters, Namasagali, Buyende, Irundu, Magoro, Kyanvuma, Namagera, Cheminy, Ibuje, Namungalwe, Dodos, Nabisengo, Bukoli, Kapujan, Mbale resort, Senyi_Island, Nangunga
Western Region- Isingiro Town, Igara, Kinuka, Nabugabo, Lake Katwe, Nyamatunga, Lusalira, Masonde, Mahango, Naanywa, Nyamwirima, Kyanika, Rwengobe, Rubuguri, Kitemu, Biwolobo, Nakivale, Banda Maanyi, Mpambiire, Kanseera, Maya, Dyango
In addition, MTN Uganda has upgraded almost all its Network sites in Kampala from 2G to 3G and all the planned new 3G locations out of Kampala have been completed bringing the total number of 3G locations to more than 400 sites. The upgraded sites in Kampala will go a long way in supporting businesses and commerce in the Central Business District.
This is in line with MTN’s new Vision- ‘To support delivery a bold new digital world to its customers.