Airtel Deploys Additional 28.2 MHz Spectrum in Eastern Uttar Pradesh to Increase Data Capacity, Telecom News, ET Telecom
On 28.2 MHz, Airtel has deployed additional 5 MHz spectrum in the 900 MHz band, 3.2 MHz in the 1800 MHz band and 20 MHz in the 2300 MHz band to improve network availability and data speeds as well. than better indoor coverage of homes and buildings in cities and urban areas, according to an official statement.
The deployment will further enable it to offer wider coverage along highways and railroads, as well as increase the footprint in villages as more people access high-speed data services, adds the communicated.
The telecommunications company headed by Sunil Mittal has also deployed advanced network technologies and tools such as pre-5G Massive MIMO, 4G Advanced and Carrier Aggregation to improve the capacity and coverage of the broadband network.
True, Airtel had acquired 28.2 MHz of spectrum for Uttar Pradesh (East) during spectrum auctions conducted by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in March of this year.
With this new spectrum ownership, Airtel has the largest 72.2 MHz spectrum bank in Uttar Pradesh (East) on the 2300/2100/1800/900 bands, making its network fully 5G ready, did he declare.
âWe are aggressively expanding our network in Uttar Pradesh (East) by investing in further spectrum and network upgrades to deliver a world class service experience to our customers. We are driven by the vision to provide ubiquitous connectivity to our rural and urban customers. Airtel now has the largest spectrum bank in Uttar Pradesh (East) and our future ready network is well positioned to meet the growing demand for high speed data, âsaid Shailendra Singh, CEO, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Bharti Airtel.