Bharti Airtel to add 1,500 kms of fibre across Jharkhand by 2018

By December 16th, 2015 AT 4:54 PM

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has kicked off its network transformation drive ‘Project Leap’ in Jharkhand and will add 1,500 kms of fibre across the state by 2018. The company has doubled its network investments in the state over a period of three years. It claims that it has marked the largest deployment of network infrastructure in the history of the state and is set to become one of the biggest investments made by a private sector company in Jharkhand.


Bharti Airtel aims to double its wireless broadband service over the next three years.

U Bharath, CEO – Bihar and Jharkhand, Bharti Airtel, said, “In the last three years, we have invested Rs 400 crore in the state which is a testimony of our commitment and we are excited to commence the implementation of this mega project in Jharkhand by doubling our network investments”.

Since 2012, Airtel Jharkhand has added 2,200 sites and over 1,500 kms of high speed fiber optical cable, which benefited more than 10 million customers across 7,000 additional villages.

“Our investments in Jharkhand will largely be towards upgrading and modernizing our network infrastructure, expanding mobile broadband to rural areas and laying of the optical fiber. With “Project Leap”, we look forward to delivering the best experience for our customers now and for years to come,” added Bharath.

Having over six years of experience in business journalism, Krishna has a knack for writing on telecom and IT. She believes that tryst with technology is the best thing that has ever happened to the mankind. Krishna is a telecom analyst with CMR

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Great News! After Aircel 3G, Airtel is a 2nd biggest 3G nework in Jharkhand. but Airtel 3G plans are to much costly.. recently, Aircel upgrade 3G network in Jharkhand and now i got 1Mbps to 1.2Mbps download speed on IDM (earlier i got 600-700Kbps on IDM). Aircel full talktime started at Rs30, Rs50, Rs60.. n Extra full talktime at Rs110TT on Rs100rc, Rs127TT on Rs120rc with lifetime validity. i use Aircel 3G Rs997 plan 10GB 3G at 30days. Recharge with freecharge, paytm, mobikwik etc they offers Rs50cb on Rs50rc etc.. so i easily got Rs1000TT at Rs500 and after recharge… Read more »

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