Airtel to deploy Massive MIMO in Kolkata

17 Jul 2018

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile operator in terms of subscribers, has unveiled plans to deploy 10,000 new mobile sites across the state of West Bengal as part of its ‘Project Leap’ network transformation initiative. The telco notes that the rollout is equivalent to the addition of one new mobile site per hour in West Bengal.

Further, Airtel notes that it will also start deploying ‘pre-5G’ Massive MIMO technology in Kolkata to offer a superior experience to customers. The Massive MIMO rollout will have an initial focus on major business hubs and residential locations within the city.

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