Airtel announces 9,000 sites and 4,150 Kms of optic fiber in Rajasthan

Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications service provider has announced 9,000 new sites and 4,150 KMs of optic fiber in Rajasthan for FY2018-19.

 As a part of its network expansion program – Project LEAP, Airtel announced its plans to add more than 9,000 new sites in FY 2018-19, along with an addition of more than 4150 KMs of optic fiber, in Rajasthan thereby stepping up the data capacities and taking services deeper into rural and unconnected areas.

The expansion plan for FY2018-19 follows a fruitful FY2017-18 which saw more than 6,800 new sites being deployed and more than 3,000 KMs of optic fiber being rolled out in Rajasthan, extending its mobile broadband footprint to 44,200 towns and villages.

Hemanth Kumar Guruswamy, Chief Executive Officer – Rajasthan, Bharti Airtel Ltd said, “At Airtel, we remain committed to offering the best network experience to our customers and our massive investments in upping network strength and deploying latest technologies just reinforces that. We will continue to focus and invest heavily in our network to offer enhanced speeds and coverage to our customers in Rajasthan.”

 With this planned roll-out, number of Airtel’s mobile sites in Rajasthan would go up by 29% to 33,000. further enhancing the data speeds and voice qualities. The addition of fresh optic fiber would extend its fiber backbone to 23,100 KMs, supporting the growth of high speed data services in the region.


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