Airtel upgrades 4G network in the North East with LTE 900 technology
With the rollout of 4G in the 900 Mhz spectrum band, Airtel says that it will get additional high speed data capacity for its customers.The company claims that, given the high propagation and reach of the 900 Mhz spectrum, Airtel smartphone customers will enjoy improved 4G availability inside buildings – homes, offices and malls. It will also result in wider availability of Airtel 4G across the region.
In North East, Airtel uses a spectrum bank – 2300 Mhz (TD LTE), 1800 Mhz (FD LTE), and 900 Mhz (LTE 900) to offer 4G Volte services to customers. In addition, Airtel has deployed network technologies and tools such as 4G Advanced and Carrier Aggregation to step up high speed network capacity and coverage.
Recently, the company announced that it will expand its network in the particular region by rolling out 2720 new base stations and 3100 km of optic fiber under its network transformation program.
Raveendra Desai, Assam and North East, Bharti Airtel, said, “Our endeavour is to deliver quality network experience to our customers. The deployment of LTE 900 will further boost Airtel 4G coverage, particularly inside homes and buildings. Airtel smartphone customers will enjoy a seamless high speed data and HD quality calling experience on our upgraded network. We will continue to invest in deployment of latest network technologies to delight our customers.”