NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 19 – Airtel Kenya has connected Kisumu and Nyeri Police County Headquarters to the Internet for free.
Police officers from the two county headquarters will benefit from the Internet program, allowing them to access information related to security which will go a long way in helping them enhance security in their respective counties.
With free Internet connection, police offices will also be enable to access intelligence information and news online, enabling them to be proactive in keeping up with security content and updates that will enable them serve people from the two Counties better.
“Airtel recognises that communication is very crucial when it comes to security. Access to reliable communication will open up superior channels of communication, giving the police officers an opportunity to take security control to a whole new level,” said Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi.
Airtel has so far connected two county police headquarters and two police stations to the Internet for free through this program. These include Machakos County Police Headquarters, Kakamega County Police Headquarters, Kayole Police Station and Embakasi Police Station.
Airtel also continues to connect more schools to the internet for free through its community flagship program, Internet for Schools, offering hundreds of thousands of students free 24 hours access to the Internet, allowing them to have access to unlimited amount of educational material and information available online hence broadening their learning.
The company has so far connected over 140 schools and institutions across the country impacting over 3000,000 students to date, with a plan of connecting at least 1 million students to the Internet by the end of the financial year.