Airtel has commercially launched its 4G LTE services in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. With the roll out, 4G is now present in 25 towns in the state. It has also expanded 4G coverage in 15 towns in the state of Telangana . Airtel 4G is now available in mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles in these towns.
Airtel launched its Rs. 60,000 crore network transformation and expansion program ‘Project Leap’ aimed at improving network quality, back in November 2015 It also launched a special website that allows customers to track how Project Leap, is progressing in their respective localities.
Commenting on the rapid expansion of Airtel 4G in the two states, Venkatesh Vijayraghavan, Chief Executive Officer, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Bharti Airtel Ltd said:
We launched Airtel’s first 4G Network in Hyderabad last May and in just 10 months our 4G presence has spread to 40 major towns in both the states. As customers show an increasing propensity for consuming data services, we at Airtel are excited to take the lead in introducing the market to the power of blazing 4G speeds. We recently launched “Project Leap”, our national network transformation drive, and look forward to augmenting our 4G presence in these states and deliver a compelling network experience for our customers now and in years to come.