The introduction of 4G on the 900 Mhz band will enhance indoor network coverage and add to the experience of smartphone customers
One of the world’s leading integrated providers of telecommunication services, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), today said that it has further upgraded its 4G network in Assam and North East with the deployment of LTE 900 technology that will enhance the network experience for its smartphone customers.
With the rollout of 4G in the 900 Mhz spectrum band, Airtel 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 the region.
Raveendra Desai, Assam and North East, Bharti Airtel said, “Our endeavour is to deliver quality network experience to our customers. The deployment of LTE 900 will further boost Airtel 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 in deployment of latest network technologies to delight our customers.”
In Assam and NE, Airtel uses a spectrum bank – 2300 Mhz (TD LTE), 1800 Mhz (FD LTE), and 900 Mhz (LTE 900) to offer 4G Volte services to customers. In addition, Airtel has deployed network technologies and tools such as 4G Advanced and Carrier Aggregation to step up high speed network capacity and coverage.
Recently, the company announced that it will expand its network in Assam and NE by rolling out 2720 new base stations and 3100 Km of optic fiber under its network transformation program.