Airtel completes 5G roll-out in all 22 telecom circles of India


Bharti Airtel, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, has completed the minimum roll-out obligation of introducing 5G services on 26 GHz spectrum in all 22 telecom services of India, in accordance with the norms set by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).

With broader 5G opportunities enabled by 26 GHz, the company is poised to continuously drive innovation to create the ultimate Airtel 5G Plus experiences for its customers.

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The performance on the ground has demonstrated remarkable potential and the growing momentum of 5G adoption.

Airtel’s 5G service is now available in over 3500 cities and towns across the country. The company has surpassed the 10 million unique customer mark on its 5G network nationally and is well poised to cover every town and key rural area with its 5G service by September 2023.

The company also launched unlimited 5G data for its customers with the view to encouraging them to experience the power of the Airtel 5G Plus network. Customers will now be able to experience ultrafast, reliable and secure 5G Plus services without having to worry about data exhaustion as Airtel removes the capping on data usage across all existing plans.

Headquartered in India, Airtel is a global communications solutions provider with over 500 Mn customers in 17 countries across South Asia and Africa.

The company ranks amongst the top three mobile operators globally and its networks cover over two billion people. Airtel is India’s largest integrated communications solutions provider and the second largest mobile operator in Africa.

Airtel’s retail portfolio includes high-speed 4G/5G mobile broadband, Airtel Xstream Fiber that promises speeds up to 1 Gbps with convergence across linear and on-demand entertainment, streaming services spanning music and video, digital payments and financial services.

For enterprise customers, Airtel offers a gamut of solutions that includes secure connectivity, cloud and data centre services, cyber security, IoT, Ad Tech and CPaaS (Airtel IQ).