As part of its ongoing network transformation initiative – Project Leap, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecommunications services provider said that it has upgraded its mobile network in UP (East) with the addition of 5 MHz spectrum in the 1800 MHz band.
The addition of fresh 5 MHz spectrum will significantly boost Airtel’s mobile network capacity across UP (East) and enable a superior 4G data and voice experience for customers through improved outdoor and indoor coverage. Customers will be able to seamlessly access video and music streaming, social media and downloads on the go on India’s fastest network.
Airtel customers across all the districts of UP (East) will benefit from this deployment. Airtel has also strategically scaled up its mobile backhaul capabilities and extended its fiber backbone to ensure a seamless and future-ready network to serve the growing data and voice requirements of its customers.
Shailendra Singh, CEO – UP and Uttarakhand, Bharti Airtel said, “To serve the exponential growth in mobile services, in particular high speed data, we have further fortified our network capacity with this spectrum deployment. Airtel customers across UP (East) will now be able to enjoy best in class services on India’s fastest network backed by exceptional value through our innovative plans and recharge packs.”
As part of Project Leap, Airtel has been deploying state-of-the-art technology solutions for better indoor coverage and network optimization; overhauling legacy networks with new equipment and making investments in additional spectrum and fiber to significantly improving its network capabilities across the country.