By Justine Namara
Wananchi Cable Uganda Ltd has launched its operations in Uganda with the introduction of the ‘ Fastest Internet Speed in Uganda 100Mbps’ The service which will be offered through Wananchi Cables home entertainment and communication brand; Zuku Fiber.
Zuku Fiber offers services through a number of Triple Play packages that consist of unlimited home internet, Digital Television and telephony services. It is one of the leading providers of home internet solutions in East Africa with operations in Kenya, Tanzania and now Uganda.
Speaking during the launch on Tuesday at Kabira Country Club Bukoto, Wananchi Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Thomas Hintze said that the introduction of the fastest internet speed in Uganda 100Mbps is designed to meet and satisfy the need for the online content consumption like videos, movies, real time gaming and live video chats.
“I encourage customers who use these services to try Zuku Fibre Triple Play services to optimise their experience,” said Hintze.
The Zuku Triple play internet package will allow customers enjoy uninterrupted connectivity for a fixed monthly pay and it will be available in Kampala starting with Naguru and will shortly be rolled out in other areas and all over Uganda.
The digital TV series offered by Zuku include Ugandan free to air channels and other channels plus the provision of a telephone line for home which offers free calls on Zuku to Zuku numbers and competitive calling rates for local, regional and international calls. This offer comes at Shs560,000 with modems, and a digital television set with free installation.
Zuku is a homegrown East African brand. It was established in 2008 in Kenya with the aim of making quality home entertainment and communication services accessible to a rapidly growing, choice conscious East African middle class.