Airtel deploys additional 20 MHz spectrum in Haryana

Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel, India’s premier communications solutions provider, has upgraded its mobile network in Haryana to deliver the best network experience for its customers.

Airtel has now deployed additional 20 MHz spectrum in the 2300 MHz band along with advance network software tools to bolster high speed data capacity in its network.

The additional spectrum will strengthen an already superior network for Airtel customers across Haryana. It will enable improved network availability and data speeds in urban and rural areas.

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The deployment also allows Airtel to offer wider coverage along highways and rail routes as well as increase footprint in villages as more people access high speed data services.

With the addition of this fresh spectrum acquired during the latest spectrum auctions, Airtel has the largest spectrum bank of 71.2 MHz in Haryana.

Airtel’s spectrum holdings in Haryana 

Band (MHz) Total Spectrum
2300 40 MHz
1800+2100 26.2 MHZ
850 5 MHz

 

Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel said, “With the highest spectrum holding at 71.2 MHz  in Haryana, Airtel is well positioned to meet the surging demand for high speed data. We remain obsessed with delivering a world-class service experience to our customers and continue to invest aggressively in new spectrum and network upgrades at a time when our customers need it the most.”

Following the pandemic, the adoption of the work from home, online classes, video streaming has witnessed a massive surge. Airtel’s intervention to build additional capacities will go a long way in helping customers stay connected.

Airtel has also deployed advanced network technologies and tools such as pre-5G Massive MIMO, 4G Advanced and Carrier Aggregation to step up high speed network capacity and coverage.

Airtel has over 5.38 Mn customers in Haryana and its network covers 97.57% population of the state.

Headquartered in India, Airtel is a global communications solutions provider with over 471 mn customers in 18 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/4.5G 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.