Never miss a tweet while you’re touring the beautiful landscape of Kargil. India’s largest telecom operator Airtel has launched its 4G services in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir telecom circle. This also makes them the first telco to operate in the region which includes Kargil, Leh and Drass.
With the launch of Airtel 4G services in Ladakh region which is in the northern fortiner, the residents in 130 towns and villages can enjoy the affordable and high-speed 4G network. Besides the local population, tourists visiting this region can stay connected all the time with high-speed data services.
“This is a major milestone for India and for Airtel. Having pioneered 4G rollout in India, Airtel has been committed to expanding its high-speed data networks to every corner of the country and contribute to the Government’s Digital India vision. As part of Project Leap, we will continue to channel investments towards building a world-class future-ready network that touches every Indian,” said Ajai Puri, COO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel.
This 4G network rollout is part of Airtel’s project Leap initiative, the massive network transformation program. ” Airtel’s network teams and partners have overcome the challenge of extremely difficult terrain and harsh weather conditions, including sub-zero temperatures, to deploy a state-of-the-art 4G network in the region.”
With the 4G rollout in Ladakh region, Airtel can offer high-speed data services in one of the popular tourist places. Kargil War Memorial, Sangam, Magnetic Hill, Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, Moon Land Lamayuru, Sakti towards Pangong Lake, Stok Palace and Hall of Fame are some of the several popular spots now covered by Airtel 4G.