Airtel expands 4G footprint deeper into rural pockets of Ladakh

Over a dozen more remote villages in Leh and Kargil get their first 4G experience over Airtel’s ultra-fast network    

Airtel expands 4G footprint deeper into rural pockets of Ladakh
one of the Airtel's network towers in Ladakh.

Jammu: Bharti Airtel is rapidly expanding 4G footprint in rural hamlets of Ladakh and connecting the region to the digital superhighway.

Airtel today said that its 4G network has reached over a dozen more remote villages across Leh and Kargil. Airtel is the first operator to bring high speed mobile broadband to these villages, including Sankoo, Lankarche, Ghumri, Barchey, Sanjak, Garkone in Kargil and Achinathang, Lehdo, Tia &Skurbuchan in Leh.

Airtel was the first operator to launch 4G services in Ladakh and has the widest 4G footprint in the region. The company’s network teams have worked relentlessly to overcome harsh terrain and difficult weather conditions to take mobile broadband to even remote geographies.      

Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel, said, “This is another milestone in our journey to build a digitally connected Ladakh and take 4G to the last mile. We remain committed to the Government’s Digital India vision and will continue to invest & reinforce our 4G infrastructure in Ladakh to bring best-in-class services to customers.”