Saturday, 24 June 2017

Bharti Airtel announces €8.5bn network upgrade

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 30 November 15

Project Leap to see Indian telco deploy 160,000 base stations, FTTH network over next three years.

Bharti Airtel announced on Monday it will spend 600 billion rupees (€8.5 billion) over the next three years to upgrade its fixed and mobile networks. Project Leap, as it is called, will see India's biggest operator double its mobile network footprint and deploy a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network. Bharti has also pledged to extend its fibre backbone and to deploy WiFi hotspots and small cells to provide better indoor coverage…

Bharti Airtel announced on Monday it will spend 600 billion rupees (€8.5 billion) over the next three years to upgrade its fixed and mobile networks. Project Leap, as it is called, will see India's biggest operator double its mobile network footprint and deploy a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network. Bharti has also pledged to extend its fibre backbone and to deploy WiFi hotspots and small cells to provide better indoor coverage…

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