- After pioneering 4G, becomes the only network to have the widest Platinum 3G and 4G services in the state
- With deep penetration of high speed mobile data services in rural areas, Airtel’s mobile network helps in bridging the digital divide in the state
- The network rollout is part of Project Leap – Airtel’s nationwide network transformation program
Chandigarh, October 06, 2016: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, in line with its commitment to make Punjab a digitally enabled state today said that it has expanded its Platinum 3G and 4G services for customers across the state. With the largest high speed internet network deployment the widest mobile broadband coverage of Platinum 3G and 4G, this initiative shall help the customers in rural as well as urban areas of Punjab to experience unmatched high speed mobile data, significantly enhanced indoor coverage on Platinum 3G and 4G and better voice clarity on Platinum 3G.
Airtel is offering its unparalleled mobile broadband coverage in urban as well as far reaching rural areas of Punjab services on a strong backhaul of Platinum 3G on efficient 900 MHz spectrum band coupled with 4G on both 1800 MHz and 2300 MHz spectrum band.
Commenting on the initiative, Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to offer the widest and largest footprint of our Platinum 3G and 4G network in Punjab, thus enabling our customers in urban and deep rural areas in the state to experience high speed mobile broadband services. The expansion of Airtel’s Platinum 3G and 4G network in Punjab as an integral part of our commitment to bridge the urban –rural digital divide and we will continue to invest in network augmentation across Punjab to deliver best-in-class mobile services to our customers in the state.”
The initiative is part of Project Leap – Airtel’s nation-wide network transformation initiative. With a planned investment of Rs. 60,000 Crores over the next three years, Project Leap is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.
About Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 359 million customers across its operations at the end of August 2016. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com