Airtel upgrades its mobile network in Kera
Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Bharti Airtel, India’s communication solutions provider, on Thursday announced that it has upgraded its mobile network in Kerala to deliver the best network experience for its customers.
Airtel has deployed an additional 5 Mhz spectrum in the 1800 Mhz and 10 MHz in the 2300 Mhz band along with an array of advanced network software tools across Kerala to significantly bolster high-speed data capacity, a release here said.
The deployment will allow Airtel to offer wider coverage along highways and rail routes as well as increase their footprint in villages in the state as more people access high-speed data services, the company shared.
Recently, Airtel had acquired 1800, 2300 and 900 Mhz spectrum for Kerala during the auctions held by the Government of India.
With its diverse spectrum holdings across 1800 FDD, 2100 FDD, 2300 TDD, 900 FDD, the company is well-positioned to serve the growing demand for high-speed data services and its network is fully ready for 5G, the release said.
Marut Dilwari, COO, Bharti Airtel, Kerala, said, “The additional network deployment and new technology upgrades will massively enhance our network capacity to serve the growing data requirement of customers.”
Following the pandemic, the adoption of 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, he said.
The company has also deployed advanced network technologies and tools such as pre-5G Massive MIMO, 4G Advanced and Carrier Aggregation to step up the provider's network capacity and coverage.