Bharti Airtel is ensuring seamless connectivity and convenience for its customers visiting the Char Dham locations – Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri while Vodafone has rolled out 4G services in Kedarnath.
Airtel is the only private mobile operator to provide 4G/3G/2G connectivity at all the locations, enabling its customers to stay in touch with loved ones and family even while visiting these remote locations. Airtel’s network teams have overcome rough terrain and harsh weather to ensure network connectivity at all the four locations and has also beefed up its network across Uttarakhand.
Vodafone announces the roll-out of 4G services in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand to provide world-class connectivity solutions to over half a million pilgrims visiting the holy shrine each year. The 4G site has been successfully installed in the vicinity of the temple at a height of about (11,755 ft), enabling customers to experience seamless Vodafone SuperNet 4G in and around the temple premises.
Sanjiv Mishra, COO, Bharti Airtel UP(W) said, “As India’s largest mobile network, we continuously strive to ensure that our customers stay connected wherever they are. Char Dham is a key pilgrimage and Airtel customers visiting these locations will be able to access our services and keep in touch with friends and family.”
Dilip Kumar Ganta, Business Head – UP (W), Vodafone India said, “With the onset of the Chardham Yatra 2018 season, Vodafone is now fully equipped to provide reliable and 24×7 connectivity to millions of pilgrims visiting Kedarnath. As part of our Digital Uttarakhand mission, Vodafone has over the past year invested about Rs. 300 crores to strengthen connectivity in the Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh (West) region and equip remote locations, places of pilgrimage and crucial but inaccessible terrains, with a future fit network.”
Vodafone has in the past one year provided 4G data connectivity to 500+ sites in the hilly regions of Kumaon and Garhwal including Dehradun, Haridwar, Garhwal, Tehri, Nainital, Champawat, Chamoli, Udham Singh Nagar, Almora in Uttarakhand. These remote locations are now connected with the best in a class mobile broadband network.