Bharti Airtel, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, has announced a significant milestone in its journey towards digital transformation. The company’s ultra-fast 5G service, Airtel 5G Plus, has garnered over 50 million unique customers within just a year of its launch.
Airtel 5G Plus – Rapid Adoption and Nationwide Coverage
In an impressive feat, Airtel 5G Plus services are now available across all districts in India, covering all 28 states and 8 union territories. This makes it one of the fastest rollouts in the country, bringing high-speed connectivity from the scenic Balia in Bihar to the historic Cuttack in Odisha, and from the serene Serai of Kerala to the marshy villages of Kashmir.
Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel, expressed his delight at the speed of adoption of 5G by millions of customers. He stated that this milestone was reached earlier than planned and that the expansion continues at full speed.
We are thrilled at the speed of adoption to 5G by millions of our customers and we are reaching this milestone earlier than planned. This marks a big expansion of Airtel’s 5G coverage going from 1 million in October of 2022 to 50 million in just 12 months of the launch. The expansion continues at full speed and I am sure, we will continue to rapidly multiply as we work towards nationwide coverage and enable all our customers to enter the 5G age.Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel
The expansion of Airtel’s 5G coverage from 1 million in October of 2022 to 50 million in just 12 months is a testament to the company’s commitment towards providing cutting-edge technology to its customers. As more and more customers enter the 5G age, it will undoubtedly transform the digital landscape of India.
As Airtel continues to augment its network, it aims to provide 5G coverage in every town and key rural area by September 2023. With its promise of delivering between 20 to 30 times higher speeds than today coupled with a brilliant voice experience and super-fast call connect, Airtel is set to redefine connectivity in India.