Airtel Cements Network to better handle coverage and capacity – ahead of Mahamaham Festival!

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Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), India’s no. 1 operator and the third largest mobile services provider globally with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has strengthened its network in Kumbakonam and its adjacent towns ahead of the Mahamaham Festival.

About 50 lakh people attend Mahamaham Festival that happens every 12 years. In order to provide top-class connectivity to its customers during the week-long festival, Airtel has added temporary sites with higher capacity near Mahamaham Tank & Portramarai Tank, COW sites at all temporary bus stands & new sites around the temple in Kumbakonam. In addition capacity has been expanded for sites in Kumbakonam and adjacent towns of Tanjore, Trichy, Tiruvarur and Mayiladuthurai to accommodate additional traffic.

Earlier Airtel had provided enhanced coverage during Book Fair & Global Investors Meet in Chennai.

Commenting on this George Mathen, Hub CEO – Kerala & Tamilnadu, Bharti Airtel said “At Airtel, customers are at the heart of everything we do and delivering a world-class experience for them has always been our topmost priority. In a bid to provide seamless voice & data connectivity and accommodate additional traffic during Mahamaham Festival for the pilgrims, we have bolstered our network in Kumbakonam and adjacent towns’