Airtel launches 4G LTE-A carrier aggregation in Mumbai

Months after launching its high-speed 4G network in Mumbai, Airtel has now launched the 4G Advanced technology in the region.


Bharti Airtel has announced the deployment of 4G LTE Advanced technology in Mumbai. The technology offers carrier aggregation across TD LTE and FD LTE carriers. This technology would offer subscribers faster data speeds and better coverage – indoors and outdoors.

According to Airtel, customers with mobile devices that support 4G LTE Advanced including the Moto G (3rd Gen), Samsung Galaxy Note5, Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy Note Edge, will be able to enjoy 4G data speeds of up to 135 Mbps.

Speaking about the deployment, Ajai Puri, Director – Operations (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel, said, “Airtel has consistently been ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation and technology deployment, in order to deliver a superior mobile experience to its customers. Airtel has led the rollout of 4G services in India and with the deployment of 4G Advanced, we are taking a quantum leap in delivering a superior mobile broadband experience to our customers. With the additional network capacity, customers in Mumbai can look forward considerably improved data speeds and better coverage. We will extend the deployment of 4G Advanced in other geographies in the coming months.