Country’s top operator Bharti Airtel has doubled its network infrastructure investments in Arunachal Pradesh (AP) in the current year. It has started deploying its network transformation program in North East and Assam. With this, the company also claims to become the first private operator to offer mobile connectivity in more than 100 villages of Palin, Seppa and Sagalee.
The company has launched its 2G/3G services in over 100 villages across Palin, Seppa and Sagalee region. Saurabh Goel, CEO, North East and Assam, Bharti Airtel said, “In line with our long term growth strategy for NE and Assam – we see “Project Leap” as a strategic initiative and we will investing heavily in upgrading our network and providing seamless customer experience across various technologies.”
“We are committed to the North Eastern regions and will ensure our customers get the best experience on our network for both voice and data services”, added Goel. Yesterday, the company announced the implementation of the Project Leap in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Circle. The company today covers more than half of Arunachal with its network footprint covering about 55% of the total population of the hilly state, starting from Balukpung to Tawang.
Airtel’s network umbrella in the region covers key areas including Ziro, Daporijo, Raga, Along, Pasighat, Khonsa, Basar. Bomdila, Deomali, Jairampur, Naharlagun, Namsai, Jang, Sela Pass, Tenga valley, Bhalukpung, Dumporijo, Jamiri, Bana and Tippi.
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