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    • To roll out Platinum 3G on the efficient 900 MHz band spectrum in all major cities across Punjab starting this month
    • Airtel Platinum 3G to offer superior customer experience – faster data speeds, significantly enhanced indoor coverage and voice clarity 
    • With Platinum 3G + 4G, Airtel to offer unmatched high speed mobile data coverage to customers in Punjab
    • The roll out is part of Project Leap - Airtel’s nationwide network transformation initiative to modernize its network and offer a world-class voice and data experience to its customers
     
    Chandigarh, 14th April, 2016: On the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced that it will start rolling out its Platinum 3G services across Punjab starting this month. The first few markets will be Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar, Patiala, Ludhiana, Moga, Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur and Dera Bassi, 
     
    Airtel Platinum 3G, which will be available on the efficient 900 MHz spectrum band, will offer world-class mobile experience to customers through significantly enhanced indoor coverage, faster data speeds and better voice clarity. Additionally, Airtel Platinum 3G will help optimize the backend engagement between the network and mobile devices, thus allowing customers to enjoy extended battery life on their mobile devices.
     

    In line with its commitment to make Punjab a digitally enabled state, Airtel will be rolling out its Platinum 3G services across all major cities/towns and important corridors to complement its existing 2G and 4G services in the State.  

     
    The combination of Airtel’s Platinum 3G and 4G LTE services across Punjab will offer Airtel customers the widest high speed mobile data network coverage. Airtel’s high speed 4G services, which are being offered using a combination of 1800 MHz and 2300 MHz technologies across Punjab are currently available in over 50 towns across Punjab.       
     
    Commenting on the launch of Platinum 3G services, Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel said, “At Airtel, it is our endeavour to consistently innovate and offer a seamless network experience to our customers. The launch of Airtel Platinum 3G is an integral part of this commitment and will considerably improve the voice and data experience of our customers. We recently launched “Project Leap”, a national network transformation drive and look forward to augmenting our data presence to more regions and deliver a compelling network experience for our customers now and in the years to come.”
     
    Airtel recently commenced the implementation of its network transformation program “Project Leap”. With a national investment of Rs. 60,000 Crores over the next three years, Airtel’s “Project Leap” is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.
     
    About Bharti Airtel
    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 356 million customers across its operations at the end of February 2016. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com