Bharti Airtel’s 4G network in Assam covers over 15,863 towns and villages thereby empowering customers with high speed mobile broadband services.
Airtel, Number 1 operator in Assam with over 8.4 million customers as part of its acquisition of Telenor’s India operations, Airtel has added 6 MHz of spectrum in 1800 MHz band to its portfolio in Assam. This will further boost 4G network capacity in the state, complement the rollout of new sites and fiber and enhance customer experience in the form of even better indoor and outdoor coverage.
Raveendra Desai, CEO, Assam and North East, Bharti Airtel said, “To bring more and more customers onto the digital highway, we are committed to further expanding our 4G services across Assam. The availability of budget friendly smartphones is driving a massive uptake of 4G data and Airtel aims to be the 4G network of choice of customers in Assam with its superior data experience. Airtel’s affordable plans and packs offer access to exciting digital services like music, movies, Live TV on mobile and we invite customers to experience our 4G network.”
Airtel offers the widest bouquet of mobile services (4G/3G/2G) in Assam backed by a wide distribution channel of over 39 thousand retail outlets that serves customers even in deep rural pockets. Airtel’s network now covers 30,000 towns and villages representing approximately 94% of the state’s population.
Under the USOF agreement, Airtel will set up over 2,000 mobile towers/sites in unconnected pockets of North Eastern region and deliver telecom connectivity to citizens in over 2,100 villages by June 2019.