Airtel said that it has further upgraded its 4G network in Mumbai with the deployment of LTE 900 technology that will significantly enhance the network experience for its smartphone customers. With the rollout of 4G in the superior 900 Mhz spectrum band, Maharashtra’s fastest* mobile network will get additional high-speed data capacity to serve its customers.
More importantly, given the high propagation and reach of the 900 Mhz spectrum, Airtel smartphone customers will enjoy improved 4G availability inside buildings – homes, offices and malls. It will also result in wider availability of Airtel 4G across Mumbai.
Amit Tripathi, CEO – Mumbai, Bharti Airtel Ltd said, “Our endeavor is to deliver best-in-class network experience to our customers. The deployment of LTE 900 will further boost Airtel’s 4G coverage, particularly inside homes and buildings. Airtel smartphone customers will enjoy a seamless high-speed data and HD quality calling experience on our upgraded network. We will continue to invest aggressively in deployment of latest network technologies to delight our customers.”
In Mumbai, Airtel uses a solid spectrum bank – 2300 Mhz (TD LTE), 1800 Mhz (FD LTE), and 900 Mhz (LTE 900) to offer world-class 4G services to customers. In addition, Airtel has deployed advanced network technologies and tools such as pre-5G Massive MIMO, 4G Advanced and Carrier Aggregation to step up its high-speed network capacity and coverage.
Airtel has been rated as fastest mobile network in 27 states across India, including Maharashtra. Airtel is trusted by over 8.4million customers in Mumbai. Recently, the company announced that it will expand its network in Mumbai by rolling out 7000new mobile broadband sites and 400 Kms of fresh optic fiber during FY 19under its network transformation program – Project Leap.