Leading telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel today announced its network roll-out plans for the current fiscal to further expand its high speed mobile data footprint in Odisha.
As a part of its network expansion programme, Airtel plans to add 4,400 new sites in 2018-19, along with an addition of 1,500 kms of optic fiber in the state, a senior company official said today.
“We are committed to offer our customers in Odisha a seamless experience on the best smartphone network. We will continue to invest aggressively in the region and expand our network capabilities with over 15,600 sites by the end of this financial year,” said Siddharth Motiwale, Chief Operating Officer – Odisha, Bharti Airtel Ltd.
During 2017-18, the company deployed 3660 new sites and rolled out over 500 kms of optic fiber in Odisha, extending its mobile broadband footprint to 53,500 towns and villages, he said.
With VoLTE services launched in June, Airtel is witnessing a steady surge in its VoLTE traffic in Odisha, he said.
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