Telecom operator Airtel has announced that it has upgraded its mobile network in Kerala.
The Sunil Mittal-led telecom company has deployed an additional 5 Mhz spectrum in the 1800 Mhz and 10 MHz in the 2300 band. Along with this, it has also enabled advanced network software tools across its network in the state, which according to the company will significantly bolster high-speed data capacity.
Airtel says that this will further enable improved network availability and data speeds. Issues related to coverage inside homes and buildings in cities and urban areas are also expected to be resolved with this.
Further, the deployment is also said to allow Airtel to offer wider coverage along highways and rail routes as well as increase footprint in villages.
The telecom company had acquired 1800, 2300 and 900 Mhz spectrum for Kerala during the recent auctions by the Government of India.
Commenting on this, Marut Dilwari, COO, Kerala, Bharti Airtel said, “Airtel is expanding its network with the same commitment to performance and reliability for which it has long been recognized and endorsed by the customers in Kerala. We are driven by the vision to provide ubiquitous connectivity and mobility to rural and urban customers alike. The additional network deployment and new technology upgrades will massively enhance our network capacity to serve the growing data requirement of customers.”